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How do you cover up a Cast? A Cast Cover Fashions' Resource Guide

 If you are visiting this page it’s probably because you or someone you know has gotten or is about to get a cast. In no time at all, that ugly plain white arm cast or leg cast is no longer clean, is scratching your clothes and skin, and is damaging your furniture.  And besides that, it’s limiting your ability to do those jobs around the house for fear of getting your cast even dirtier. The solution? Cover up your cast.

 We’ve been there, too! Having faced many of the same challenges, we have sourced and gathered answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about how to cover up that cast. 

NOTE:  Please feel free to share this Cast Cover Resource page.  We at Cast Cover Fashions, wish you all the best during your recovery!! Remember, always talk to you doctor, nurse, or health professional for more information on specific ways to care for and protect your fiberglass cast.

How do you cover up a cast?               

While there are many ways to cover up a cast, we have found that the best way to cover a cast is with a fabric cast cover specifically made for your arm cast, leg cast, brace, split, or walking boot

Fun Fact:  Did you know that the Cast Cover Fashions Collection was the  original full line of fashionable cast covers?   Our company began selling the original, designer Cast Cover Fashions' arm cast covers and leg cast covers in early 2006 - - - just after our founder’s young child broke an arm.  Read the truth and the complete story about how we got started  . . .

What is a cast cover?

 A cast cover is a fabric sleeve that is wore over a fiberglass cast or brace.  Cast covers will  wrap your arm cast or leg cast in a soft, comfy, fabric layer to help eliminate those pesky sharp edges that come with a wearing a fiberglass cast or those scratchy Velcro straps found on most braces and splints.

A cast cover is a smart option to help keep your cast, brace, or splint clean and smooth while you go about your day to day activities.  An arm cast cover will help protect your cast from everyday stains and even from minor spills while eating. Simply remove the washable cover for laundering.  Perfect for children and adults alike.

A cast cover is a fun way to turn healing time into some fashion fun. Don’t be embarrassed by a grungy, ugly, dirty cast.  Look professional at work, that special occasion, or just for every day, when you cover up a cast with a fashion cast cover from the original designer cast cover collection by Cast Cover Fashions. From metallic shimmer to classic trend-setting style, you are sure to find the perfect cast cover to cover your cast in style.  Children styles will offer fun and function all in one!

How do you cover a leg cast?

While there are many ways to cover up a cast, we have found that the best way to conceal a leg cast is with a fabric leg cast cover specifically made for your leg cast. 

Cast Cover Fashions is your one stop place to find the latest in celebrity-worth trend-setting style to cover your leg cast in style. Cast Cover Fashions offers both standard and custom-size leg cast covers for adults and children. Be sure to check our favorite celebrity shout-outs and see what they have to say while wearing our leg cast covers.

Can you swim with a cast cover?

Fabric, cast cover fashions are not waterproof and cannot be used for swimming.  While you can swim with a waterproof cast cover that is designed to be submerged in water, your doctor may advise you to avoid the beach and sand.  Remember, always talk to you doctor, nurse, or health professional for more information on specific ways to care for and protect your fiberglass cast.

How do you waterproof a cast?

The best way to waterproof your cast is by using a waterproof cast cover specifically designed for and arm cast or a leg cast. In order for the waterproof cast to keep the water out, it must fit properly. So make sure to measure carefully for a proper fit.

How do you cover an arm cast for swimming?

The best way to cover an arm cast for swimming is by using a waterproof cast cover specially designed for the arm.  Waterproof cast covers are also a good option for bathing or showering. Measure carefully when ordering your cast cover to insure proper fit and help keep the water out.

DISCLAIMER:  This information presented is for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace any professional medical advice. Please consult with your doctor, nurse, or health professional for information of specific ways to protect the arm/leg and care for the arm or leg with the cast, brace, or split.

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