Key points

Test your knowledge about humerus fractures:

Do shaft fractures of the humerus need surgery to heal?

During brace treatment, there is a chance the fracture will heal with a bend.

If I choose to have surgery, there’s a chance I’ll have a complication from the surgery.

If I choose a brace, I definitely won’t need surgery.

If I choose surgery, I can return to sports or heavy work sooner.