Our Podiatry Blog Offers an Inside Look at Treatment and Trends

Have you been frantically trying to find a way to relieve the pain or treat your issue at home? Not all information is created equal. At Sierra Foot and Ankle, we regularly update our blog with reliable information to help keep your feet healthy (and keep you pain-free).

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  • Orthotics for Young, Old, and Every Age Between! Orthotics are versatile medical devices that can be prescribed for patients from across virtually the entire age spectrum. Find out how Dr. Melhuish and the team at Sierra Foot & Ankle use orthotic therapy and why this could be the right choice for you or your loved one.
  • Is Laser Treatment Right for Your Feet? Whether you are suffering from chronic pain or stubborn toenail fungus, the laser treatments at Sierra Foot & Ankle could be good options. Our Gardnerville podiatrists can help you determine the best course of action for your condition.
  • Welcoming Spring Dr. Sean M. Betesh at Sierra Foot & Ankle discusses the upcoming Easter holiday and burning some post-candy calories on the valley trail scene.
  • How to Avoid Blisters and Black Toenails from Running Sure, you can always find exceptional foot care services at Sierra Foot & Ankle, but Dr. Melhuish would rather know you were able to prevent a problem in the first place. This is why she takes the time to discuss how to avoid blisters and black toenails from running. Stay safe on the running trails and tracks with some valuable tips and insights.
  • Never Stop Learning Dr. Sean Betesh at Sierra Foot & Ankle in Gardnerville, Nevada discusses upcoming conferences and the desire to always be learning something new.
  • How to Escape Heel Pain While Training for Prison Hill The team at Sierra Foot & Ankle want you to stay safe if you are participating in any of the Escape from Prison Hill trail races, training for the event, or during any running program you happen to be following. In the event you develop a case of heel pain, Dr. Melhuish and her team will be happy to get you back on your feet!
  • Treatments for Ankle Instability An unstable ankle is more likely to become re-injured and cause an array of problems. The team at Sierra Foot & Ankle uses various treatments for ankle instability to help patients overcome this medical issue.
  • Why Ankle Surgery is Sometimes the Best Option If the team at Sierra Foot & Ankle can treat an ankle injury without surgery, they will. Sometimes, however, ankle surgery is simply the best option.
  • Pinpoint Alcohol Injections Can Provide Better Results for Neuromas This exciting treatment option offers similar benefits to surgery without the downtime or risk of complications.
  • Managing Arthritis Pain without Surgery Dr. Vicky Melhuish discusses ways to manage arthritis pain (without needing to resort to surgery), including the advanced Synvisc- One® treatment.