- Cover your cast with a plastic bag when bathing and showering.
- Ask your doctor for safe methods to relieve any itchy skin.
- Keep the area around the edge of your cast clean and moisturized.
- Wiggle your fingers or toes to help with circulation.
- Apply a covered ice pack for 15 to 30 minutes over a cast or splint.
- Ask your doctor whether you can take over-the-counter pain medicine.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Cast Care: Health Tip
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