If you are suffering from a foot or ankle injury, we sincerely hope that you will think of visiting the McDowell Podiatry for help. If you are still looking for more information before you make an appointment, that's where our blog comes in handy. We have the information you need to make educated and healthy decisions about your foot or ankle injury. That way, you will know how to treat your minor injuries at home and when it is time to seek the help of McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group.

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  • Bracing for the (March) Madness! It’s almost time for March Madness, which means incredible upsets, memorable moments, and (unfortunately) foot and ankle injuries. Out of all the injuries that can happen, ankle sprains tend to be rather common. When you suffer one—and just about everyone does at some point—appropriate treatment can prevent it from becoming a chronic condition.
  • Are You a Weekend Warrior? Dr. Brian McDowell warns weekend warriors of their increased risk of injury due to improper training and preparation.
  • Sports and Your Feet: Lessen the Impact Podiatrist, Dr. Brian McDowell , talks about common sports injuries and the things you can do to avoid them.
  • Cleats are on Their Feet McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group emphasizes the importance of having the right shoe for the activity, including the correct cleat for the sport.
  • Bunionettes vs. Bunions Bunions and bunionettes share several characteristics, but there is also a key distinction between these two toe deformities that can develop.
  • IT Band Syndrome Prevention You can undergo treatment for IT band syndrome, but it is always better to take measures to prevent the injury from developing in the first place.
  • Understanding Tarsal Coalition Not all of the conditions podiatrists treat are particularly well-known. Dr. Brian McDowell discusses a lesser-known one—tarsal coalition.
  • Treating Kids' Sports Injuries When your son or daughter hurts a foot or ankle while participating in sports events, McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group is ready to provide the necessary treatment.
  • How to Prevent Common Sports Injuries Learn about injury prevention from the doctors at McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group, so you stay safe while performing your favorite sports and physical activities.
  • Sports Injury Treatment The downside of physical activity is injury risk. Fortunately most sport injuries that affect feet and ankles can be treated at McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group.
  • First-Aid for Sports Injuries Early care is essential for preventing sports injuries from worsening. Learn about first-aid techniques from Dr. Brian McDowell in Carmichael, CA.
  • Turf Toe – What You Need to Know Learn about the ins and outs of turf toe from Dr. Brian McDowell, and be sure to contact McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group for a visit when you sprain your big toe.

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