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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  • Love Your Feet This Valentine’s Day When making your Valentine’s Day plans, don’t forget to show some love and appreciation for your hard-working feet! Help them look, feel, and even smell their best with these tips from McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group.
  • Highlighting Sacramento Holiday Events The team at McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group take a little time to highlight some of the local holiday events you and your family may want to catch this season
  • Runners are Notorious for Toenail Troubles Running is a wonderful form of exercise. One of the very few downsides to running is some toenail troubles, but Dr. McDowell can help with those!
  • Letting Fungal Nails Go Toenail fungus should not be ignored! Dr. Brian McDowell explains why trying to hide the problem will only make it worse.
  • Natural Sugar Substitutes to Keep Feet Safe Too much sugar can have a negative impact on the health of your feet. Dr. Brian McDowell shares some sweet tips on naturally substituting sugar.
  • Limiting Sugar in Summer Treats Cutting sugar from your diet is a healthy choice, but not always easy! Dr. Brian McDowell shares tips for reducing what’s sweet in summer treats.
  • How to Pack a Healthy Family Picnic What you eat affects your feet! Dr. Brian McDowell shares how to make healthy choices, even when packing a family picnic.
  • Keeping Kids Off Their Feet After Surgery Kids are always on the go, so when they suddenly must stay off their feet after surgery, it can pose a challenge. Dr. Brian McDowell offers helpful tips.
  • When to Consider Surgery for Your Child’s Feet Undergoing surgery is a big decision, especially when it comes to your kids! Dr. Brian McDowell tells when to consider surgery for your child’s feet.
  • Habits of a Healthy Athlete There are certain lifestyle choices that affect your health from head to toe, not to mention your athletic performance. Dr. Brian McDowell explains.
  • A Friendly Guide to Buddy Taping Dr. Brian McDowell describes what buddy taping is, why it’s helpful, and when you should consider taping a toe to its neighbor.
  • Give Mom a Foot Massage To show Mom appreciation this Mother’s Day, here are some foot massage tips to relax feet and reduce stress from McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group.

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  • 6620 Coyle Avenue, Suite 202
    Carmichael, CA 95608
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