Humeral head fracture – Our treatment

A humeral head fracture is a serious injury that belongs in the hands of specialists. Our shoulder experts in Hamburg will treat you according to your individual needs. As a rule, a humeral head fracture is treated by means of an operation and subsequent physiotherapy. The duration of the aftercare depends on your personal requirements. Especially elderly patients and those with multimorbidities often need a longer phase to recover from a humeral head fracture. Our specialists from our specialist centres for geriatric traumatology and elderly medicine, who work closely with specialists from trauma surgery and orthopaedics, support you in this. Our goal is always to restore the functionality of your shoulder as early and as well as possible.

Conservative treatment methods

Surgical treatment methods


General information about Humeral head fracture

The humeral head fracture is a fracture of the humeral head. Read more about the causes and symptoms of a humeral head fracture.