Distal Humerus Fractures of the Elbow

Distal humerus fracture is a rare condition which occurs when there is break in the lower end of the humerus. A distal humerus fracture may result due to a fall. This occurs more often when you land directly on your elbow during the fall or when you get struck by a hard object. It can also happen when you fall on your outstretched arm with the elbow locked straight.

Distal Humerus Fractures of the Elbow


  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Stiffness
  • Tenderness
  • Inability to move the arm


  • Physical examination
  • X-ray

Non-Surgical Treatments:

  • Dry Needling
  • Steroid and Hyaluronic Acid Image Guided Injections
  • Image Guided Calcific Barbotage

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