Muscle spasm after ORIF

Patient

Q: I am 5 days post ORIF surgery for a proximal humeral fracture that was became displaced, I have been told to do excercises but the muscle in my inner elbow has completely seized up due to me wearing my sling (this happened before but not as bad when I first fractured it) I can't straighten my arm at all, and I can't do my excercises (letting it hang/pendular excercises etc)

Symptoms:  Pain, unable to straighten arm.
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