Humeral Fractures Sustained During Arm Wrestling: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis and Review of the Literature

Source: Healio

Arm wrestling places significant torque on the humeral shaft. A spiral distal humeral shaft fracture is an unusual but significant injury that can result. Of 93 patients who presented between 2009 and 2017 with closed humeral shaft fractures that were managed nonoperatively, 9 sustained the fractures while arm wrestling.