Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Femur Fractures
The thigh bone, also called the "femur", is the largest and strongest bone in your body. A femur fracture is a crack or a break of this bone.
What are femur fractures?
This detailed video describes femur fractures, including the types of fractures and their causes, symptoms, and treatment. Most femur fractures need surgery. You may need a cast or a brace. Physical therapy is an important part of recovery. Your healthcare provider can create a care plan that is right for your needs.