3 months into wrist therapy

I broke my scaphoid in September. I had a cast for about 3 months. at the end of that, the bone didn't heal, therefore I had surgery and a screw put into my bone and I had 2 pins also. I wore a cast for a month with the pins. Then we took the pins off, then I had a third cast put on for about 2 months.
Now I have been doing physical therapy for almost 3 months, and the pain that I feel is too much, even though I have a high tolerance for pain.
I can go down, but my range of motion upward is barely 15 degrees.I still can't move it side to side. And it really hurts, and very weak. I heard that it takes about 2-3 months to be 100%, but my 3 months are up and i feel that no progress is done at all! I've been really patient, and my therapist says that its just going to take longer then usual.

Posted By didaflam on April 19, 2010 at 17:34:57:

Proven effective in the treatment of swelling and edema of the ankle joints. Controlled, uniform compression throughout entire effected area.

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