Are cast covers waterproof?
The DRYPRO Cast Protector is completely watertight keeping your casts and bandages dry. The DRYPRO offers the only leg cast protection in the world with the patented vacuum seal to keep you dry.
Do waterproof cast protectors work?
Although you might get some looks, there is no doubt that this thing works wonders when used properly. Designed specifically for light water activities like showering or bathing (and not for full-submersion activities like swimming), the UpGoing Waterproof Arm Cast Cover is basically a condom for your arm.
How do you protect your cast in the rain?
keep the cast dry You may have to go out in the rain. If so, make sure to keep the cast as dry as possible. For a leg cast, cover it with a plastic bag and then wear the cast shoe over the bag. The bag should not be worn for too long – condensation and sweat will build up and cause wetness inside.
How do you protect a cast while swimming?
Invest in a high quality cast sleeve, cast cover, or cast protector which has a 100% watertight seal and which is designed for bathing, showering, and/or swimming. The strongest and most effective cast protectors allow you to fully submerge in water without fear of getting your cast, bandage, or splint wet.
Is a waterproof cast more expensive?
Ask your doctor if they’re able to put on a waterproof cast. Not every hospital or doctor’s office has the materials or the expertise for these casts. Waterproof casts are less likely than normal casts to be covered by insurance and may be more expensive.
Can you swim with a hard cast?
Waterproof casts can be fully submerged for swimming, but you should avoid the ocean or other bodies of water where debris might get in your cast. It may be easier to swim if your cast is on your arm.
Is there a cast that can get wet?
Yes, there is a cast that can be worn in showers and pools. A waterproof cast is a regular fiberglass cast with a different type of liner. Doctors use waterproof casts only for some kinds of broken bones.