Waterproof Cast Protectors - Frequently Asked Questions
- If you have a cast, boot, bandage, or any wounds, it's vital that you keep it dry to avoid complications.
A waterproof cast protector helps keep casts dry and clean. It is designed to provide a safe watertight seal around your cast or bandage without restricting you from normal activities.
These are specially designed to fit over casts and keep water out of the cast while still being easy to put on.
What happens if my cast gets wet?
If your cast gets wet, you run the risk of the cast losing strength, thus compromising its effectiveness. In which case, you will need to have it replaced. Additionally, you run the risk of your wound or incision getting infected.
But because you have to protect your cast at all cost doesn't mean you cannot sit by the pool, go to the beach or take relaxing showers. A great waterproof cast protector for your leg can allow you to enjoy all these activities without having to worry.
Do waterproof cast covers really work?
Cast covers from reputable companies are very effective. As a user, you have to ensure you get the right size for you, put it on correctly, and use it as recommended.
The brands we recommend are TKWC for leg cast covers and DryPro for arm covers.
How do you keep a cast dry in the rain?
Waterproof cast covers are also useful in situations other than showering. It can protect you from rain when outdoors or in settings where you might get splashed.
These covers will keep your cast dry even if it rains heavily outside.
Can you go to the beach with a waterproof cast?
And even though it's not advisable to get in the deep water or near harsh waves, you'll still have the opportunity to play with sand and water.
Even if you don't intend to go near the water, a waterproof cast cover is useful in preventing sand from getting between your cast and skin—which can become very uncomfortable and challenging to clean.
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What if I have a waterproof cast?
If you have a waterproof cast, do you still need a cast cover?
Waterproof casts are not perfect, and there are still some considerations and maintenance you need to be mindful of. It's advisable that even if you have a waterproof cast that you use a waterproof cast cover when showering.
TKWC Waterproof Cast Protector
The waterproof leg cast cover by TKWC is economical, put on and off, and highly effective in protecting your leg cast, bandage, or boot dry when using it in the shower or bath.
It won't slip off like a plastic bag, and it's reusable.
Kids and adults alike can stay dry with this waterproof protector. It protects casts and bandages from water damage, ensuring they remain clean and infection-free.
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