fell and fractured his humerus (upper arm). After a few months
of bracing, no bony healing had occurred. His arm was floppy
and deformed, he was in pain, and he could not continue his
job at Ellis Island.
was referred to us for surgical treatment of his humerus nonunion.
We repaired this using a locking compression plate (Synthes,
Paoli,PA) and Grafton bone graft substitute material.
he was able to return to all of his prior activities.