Femur fracture injuries are serious, painful, and often cause some degree of permanent impairment. Your femur (thigh bone) is the longest, thickest, and biggest bone in your body. It takes a lot of force to break the femur. A femur fracture may involve a break, crack, or crush injury of the bone. Auto and truck collisions are the most common cause of femur fractures.
The long, straight part of the femur is called the femoral shaft. Femur fracture injuries anywhere along this length of bone is called a femoral shaft fracture. Fractures that break completely through the