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snapped my humerus well above my elbow joint yesterday, no surgery so far as they got the bones repositioned well in a specialist cast.

will be 3-4 months before i can ride again, so wondered if anyone has used an elbow brace or support to help stabilise their arm?

thoughts appreciated...
 

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Well I broke mine, the ball that sits in the socket, right in half, and after 4 months realising that I still couldn't lift my arm went behind the back of this turd consultant, and requested an ultra sound, which flagged up a large rotator cuff tear, and on seeing the consultant who still insisted it was my bursa that was causing the trouble, I handed him the report, only to be passed over to another consultant, thankfully it was a guy I knew in school and the surgery went well
it took me 12 months to lift my arm above my head.......very bad injury.........the sling that they gave me was sufficient, but every injury is different, and I always read lots of other people's own opinions about the same injury on the net,. and tailor my recovery accordingly.

I'm sure with this injury they'll be lots of other interesting comments
 

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Well I broke mine, the ball that sits in the socket, right in half, and after 4 months realising that I still couldn't lift my arm went behind the back of this turd consultant, and requested an ultra sound, which flagged up a large rotator cuff tear, and on seeing the consultant who still insisted it was my bursa that was causing the trouble, I handed him the report, only to be passed over to another consultant, thankfully it was a guy I knew in school and the surgery went well
it took me 12 months to lift my arm above my head.......very bad injury.........the sling that they gave me was sufficient, but every injury is different, and I always read lots of other people's own opinions about the same injury on the net,. and tailor my recovery accordingly.

I'm sure with this injury they'll be lots of other interesting comments
fortunately the joint is in tact and only the bone is fractured, its a bad fracture though. interested to hear others thoughts on the injury and recovery options
 

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I can tell you right now, I broke mine on the Sunday, and Tuesday as normal I was at my circuit training class, with my arm in a sling, I've trained through all my injuries obviously not using my arm but getting the blood flow back has in my opinion speeded the healing process, so if you cant run get on a bike at the gym but only if you can
 

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I can tell you right now, I broke mine on the Sunday, and Tuesday as normal I was at my circuit training class, with my arm in a sling, I've trained through all my injuries obviously not using my arm but getting the blood flow back has in my opinion speeded the healing process, so if you cant run get on a bike at the gym but only if you can
that is good advice - i exercise all the time so agree this, along with a good diet will help recovery
 

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I have exercised through most of my past injuries but I would add not to underestimate the amount of work your body will be putting into the repair itself when you have had a bad injury. Often times rest with easy mobility exercises and diet/supplements, specially in the beginning, is the best thing you can do.

Not broken a humerus before but broke and also dislocated my shoulder in August last year. I used a sling for about 1 week post surgery and never again. I am pretty much fully recovered now and have been on the bike for at least 2 months.

Good luck with the recovery, stay positive and watch lots of riding videos. Gets you in that mental mood ready to come back.
 

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All I know is there's nothing funny about breaking your humerus.
A very bad injury which in my case, can leave you vulnerable to the advances of a heavy set sex crazed women with roomy hips who's been looking at you like your a piece of chicken and because of your injury your unable to fight her off .........so its the walk of shame in the morning:rolleyes::rolleyes::D
 
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A very bad injury which in my case, can leave you vulnerable to the advances of a heavy set sex crazed women with roomy hips who's been looking at you like your a piece of chicken and because of your injury your unable to fight her off .........so its the walk of shame in the morning:rolleyes::rolleyes::D
Having a randy wife and a floppy cock can be solved by a quick 'help' post on this site. Most guys will help you out you only need to ask, but you might need to post a picture first of your wife wearing a KTM t-shirt.:D
 

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Ha ha ha love it spud lol
 

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ok guys, thanks for all the humerus jokes - still not funny ;)

Am finding this very hard, my right arm is totally immobilised and obviously fecking sore. Those who have experienced this type of injury how long did it it take for life to begin to return to normal? And no i am not talking about being on the moto again, just simple stuff like being able to type with two hands!

Have had a lot of injuries over the years but this one has really slowed me up, can't drive, get up easily or do anything without it being a major expedition - hate it:censored:

Need those who have been through it to give me some confidence inspiring experiences :)
 
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