What happened to your arm when you have a humerus fracture?

Hopefully heals. The fracture has a high rate of healing. Many humerus fractures can heal in a brace. Some require surgery - plating or having a rod placed. Ideally, the fracture will heal and you will have a complete recovery.

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I had surgery on a dismal humerus fracture three months ago. On the X-ray there's a screw broken, and my arm moves around in a circular motion, is this normal.

No. no that is not normal. distal humerus fractures can be difficult to fix. If a screw is broken it suggests that there is or was enough motion at the fracture site to overcome the mechanical strength of the screw. Sometimes the fractures can still go on to heal, but sometimes a revision of the surgery is required, ZDOnt hesitate to discuss with your surgeon. Read more...
No. fractures are temporary stabilized with internal fixation. In your case a plate and screws. The fracture needs to heal. If the healing does not occure you get a nonunion. If your fixation is failing eg broken screw. You may need another surgery. . Read more...
Not normal. Distal humerus fractures are often difficult to manage, fix and heal. It sounds like you may be describing a delayed union or failure of fixation (screw breakage). You need to be re-evaluated by your surgeon to make sure everything is healing appropriately. Read more...
No. Not sure what you mean by moving in a circular motion, but screws can break like any of that man-made material. It would be best to get evaluated by your orthopedic surgeon. . Read more...

Mid shaft humerus fracture an plated in arm how much time bone will take to cure an when should physio therapy started. Angulation of plate also there?

Humeral plate. I'm not sure what you mean that there is angulation of the plate, there has to be a slight convexity to the plate to avoid valgus malreduction. Physical therapy should start around 6 weeks post-operatively. Read more...

What is the treatment for humerus fracture?

Too broad of a topic. I cannot answer this accurately. The humerus can be broken in three distinct areas, near the shoulder, the middle part of the bone, and near the elbow. Depending where the fracture is has huge impact on the options. There are non-operative and surgical options for fractures at all three locations but i cannot discuss in more detail without knowing more specifics about the fracture. Read more...