A 37-year-old male asked:
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Can humerus fracture heal without sling.

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Dr. James Kercher
16 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Give it a rest: Best to immobilize your fracture with a sling, splint or orthotic. Not giving it a chance to heal could lead to a nonunion which could result in a surgery.
Answered on Aug 5, 2015
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