During the summer months, being able to cool down in the pool or ocean is at the top of your list, until you broke a bone and got stuck in a cast! Don’t worry, your summer isn’t ruined! CastCoverz! is here to save it so you can swim in a cast. There are so many ways to try to make an “at home” waterproof cast protector, but those are not completely waterproof which can lead to your cast getting wet which may lead to needing expensive recasting and possibly infection.
Always get the “okay” from your doctor before you start any physical activity. After you are cleared we have a few products that can help you swim with a cast:
The DRYPRO® Cast Protector (available in arm and leg) is completely watertight keeping your casts and bandages dry. The DRYPRO offers the only cast protection in the world with the patented vacuum seal to keep you dry. It is so completely and totally waterproof, between the waterproof material and the vacuum seal, that you can even swim, dive off a diving board, or ride the ocean waves and still have your cast or bandage stay completely dry.
The DRYPRO protector fits snug yet comfortable offering protection during a shower, a bath, and even an active swim. Unlike “modified garbage bag” products, the cast protection offered by the DRYPRO protector is unmatched, it cannot come off. You can’t even pull it off! (Until you release the seal).
The cover is also used for immediate postoperative physical therapy, allowing hydrotherapy right after surgery, which helps prevent swelling and stiffness and aids in a speedy recovery.
The waterproof material is made of durable high-quality surgical latex. The pump not only creates the vacuum seal but also works as a gauge showing that the vacuum is intact and cannot leak. So go ahead and ENJOY THE WATER! But be sure to take the time to get the proper measurements so you get the right size! The wrong size may be too small or it may be too large allowing water to leak in. As we always say, “measure twice and order once!”
Latex Free Option: AquaShield® USA
AquaShield® waterproof cast cover protection keeps bandages, casts, splints, PICC lines, and prostheses dry from showering/bathing, even swimming. This latex-free option is very easy to put on and take off. No pump, latex-free, reusable, easy to store and pack for the beach or the pool!
We know how unfortunate being injured over summer can be, but we hope we could salvage spending your summer in a cast with these products and get you back in the water!