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McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group's Blog About Foot Health

Whether you have the slightest hint of heel pain or a more crippling condition like neuropathy, we sincerely hope that you will think of visiting the McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group for help. If you don’t need to make an appointment just yet, that’s where our blog comes in handy. Every week, we try to post timely, relevant news on everything related to your feet, including articles on sports injuries, orthotics, and arthritis. That way, you can treat some of your small issues at home and learn more about how to prevent major problems in the feet and ankles.  

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  • How to Prevent Foot Odor Problems Foot odor is unpleasant and can be rather embarrassing, so the professionals at McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group offer tips and advice on how you can prevent it.
  • Home Remedies for Sweaty Feet The foot doctors at California’s McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group can provide treatment to help cases of excessively sweaty feet, but home remedies may also help.
  • Get the Stink Out of Shoes Smelly shoes can turn any closet or entryway into a torture chamber. Dr. Brian McDowell of Carmichael, CA has suggestions on how to beat shoe odor.
  • Why Your Shoes Smell So Bad Dr. Brian McDowell knows that smelly shoes can be embarrassing. Understanding why it happens can help you avoid the situation or take steps to improve it.
  • Avoiding Sever’s Disease in Young Athletes McDowell Podiatry is ready to provide care if your young athlete is suffering from heel pain. Even better, they discuss how to avoid Sever’s disease.
  • Home Care for Children’s Heel Pain Learn more about caring for children’s heel pain at home, especially when it’s caused by Sever’s disease, from the professionals at McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group.
  • Your Child’s Odds of Sever’s Disease Dr. Brian McDowell in Carmichael, CA discusses risk factors that play a role in your child’s odds of Sever’s disease, a common source of child heel pain.
  • Why Sever’s Disease Only Affects Children Sever’s disease is a common source of adolescent heel pain. Dr. Brian McDowell in Carmichael, CA discusses why this condition only affects children.
  • The Normal Causes of Intoeing The McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group in Carmichael, CA take a look at the normal causes of intoeing so you can understand this facet of pediatric foot care.
  • Ingrown Toenails and Sports McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group looks at the issue of ingrown toenails in sports. Learn more about causes, treatment, and prevention from Carmichael’s foot experts.
  • Kids’ Shoe Shopping Tips There are many foot and ankle conditions that can be prevented simply by choosing the right footwear. Dr. Brian McDowell shares kids’ shoe shopping tips.
  • Out-Toeing: Normal or Serious? The foot specialists at McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group in Carmichael, CA help you understand whether your child’s out-toeing is normal or a serious condition.
  • Taking Care of Intoeing The foot specialists at McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group in Carmichael, CA look at a condition called intoeing and discuss measures that can be taken to correct it.
  • Should You Worry About Intoeing? New parents have a lot on their plate. It only adds stress when they notice their child is intoeing. McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group discusses this gait pattern.
  • Sever's Disease Various ailments can lead to heel pain, but one of the most common for kids is Sever’s disease. McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group helps you understand this condition.
  • Keep Your Kids’ Feet Healthy with Proper Shoes Shoes make a huge impact on the health and safety of your children’s feet. Learn more about the value of proper shoes from McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group.
  • Child Flat Foot and Pain New parents may become worried when they notice that their child has flat feet, but McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group is here to assure you that it is probably okay.
  • Top Tips to Rebuild a Recovering Ankle Dr. Brian McDowell and the experts at McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group in Carmichael, CA offer tips to help rebuild your ankle strength as you recover from injury.
  • Ankle Fracture Recovery It is essential to fully recover from a broken ankle before resuming activity. The foot doctors at McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group discuss how long this can take.
  • Steps of Your Ankle Fracture Recovery The doctors at McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group discuss the steps you can expect when it comes to ankle fracture recovery. Learn from the Carmichael, CA experts.