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  • Strategies for Sports Injuries Dr. Brian McDowell describes common sports injuries and what can be done to treat them, as well as prevent them in the first place.
  • Stress Fracture Broken Foot Stress fractures are caused by repetitive, high-impact force on the foot bones, resulting in the formation of small cracks, says McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group.
  • Prevent Sever’s Disease Heel pain is most commonly found in active children. Dr. Brian McDowell says that it can be prevented with a well-fitting shoe and a foot exam.
  • Winkle Picker’s Disease The McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group explains that arthritis is one of the causes of hallux limitus and hallus rigidus, also known as Winkle Picker’s Disease.
  • Ankle Sprain Symptoms Ankle sprains can vary in pain and severity, but you shouldn’t ignore the small problems, according to the McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group in Carmichael, CA.
  • Prevent Falls As you age, fall prevention becomes more and more important. Dr. Brian McDowell from McDowell Orthopedics & Podiatry Group in Carmichael, CA, explains why.
  • Options for Foot and Ankle Surgery Learn about the ins and outs of foot surgery and recovery and how to decide if it’s the right treatment for you. Call our Carmichael, CA office today.

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