broken wrist and elbow

I had surgery on my wrist and elbow I shattered my wrist broken the bone thats on the inside bend of my arm i have a plate rods and stuff in my arm as well as 5 screws in the place in my elbow what cream can i get to help with making my therapy easier i have alot of swelling as well as i cant straighten or bend my elbow yet my last surgery was 12/04/2008 I am in physical therapy just seems like there is something i can do to help they are getting me a brace that helps bend your arm and straighten i cant even make a fist no matter how much i work is there anything i can use to help loosen my joints so they will move better when i am doing my exercises

Posted By Pam on January 22, 2009 at 21:22:45:

The medical grade mineral oil released from the gel onto the skin also helps to soften dry skin and to reduce scar tissue by improving the mobility and elasticity of the skin after scarring.

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