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What Should I Do About My Flat Feet?

What Should I Do About My Flat Feet?

Are your arches flat as a pancake? You may have more company in that category than you think. A 2012 survey from the Institute for Preventative Foot Health found that about 12 percent of American adults had either naturally flat feet or fallen arches. Other studies...

Do Not Let Achilles Tendinitis Put a Freeze to Your Season

Do Not Let Achilles Tendinitis Put a Freeze to Your Season

If you are a runner or other outdoor enthusiast around here, you must admit we’re pretty lucky compared to other places. Things can get cold, certainly, but we rarely get plunged into a deep enough freeze to put a major halt to routines. If you’re able to add some...

Everything You Need to Know About MLS Laser Therapy

Everything You Need to Know About MLS Laser Therapy

Sierra Foot & Ankle is proud to offer some of the most cutting-edge treatments available right here at our office – and this includes MLS laser therapy! The MLS, or Multiwave Lock System, is a highly advanced, safe, effective, and proven breakthrough in laser...

How to Manage Gout During the Holiday Season

How to Manage Gout During the Holiday Season

The holidays provide an interesting blend of family, friends, food and, well … stress and exhaustion! We all love spending time with the favorite people in our lives, and the holidays certainly provide many opportunities to do just that! Of course, this also comes...

How to Manage Your RA Symptoms (With Custom Orthotics)

How to Manage Your RA Symptoms (With Custom Orthotics)

If you are one of the 1.5 million Americans suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (RA) today, then you may be relieved to know that there are many options available to help manage your condition! In fact, conservative treatment methods may be all you need to get back to...

Why Aren’t My Orthotics Working Anymore?

Why Aren’t My Orthotics Working Anymore?

If you’ve met Dr. Melhuish, or you’re a regular reader of this blog, you probably already know how we feel about orthotics. But we’ll re-summarize anyway. Simply put, orthotics are among the most versatile and effective treatment options we have for all sorts of...

It Only Takes One: Preventing Falls Before They Happen

It Only Takes One: Preventing Falls Before They Happen

Most people don’t start to get serious about preventing falls until after they’ve lost their footing for the first time—or sometimes after falling several times. But here’s the hard truth: It only takes one. One fall is enough to break a hip, cause a traumatic brain...

How Orthotics Can Fix Your Body Biomechanics and Alleviate Your Pain

How Orthotics Can Fix Your Body Biomechanics and Alleviate Your Pain

In our last blog, we talked a lot about our passion for biomechanics—and in particular, why bad biomechanics in your feet and ankles can result not only in significant foot pain, but also pain and injury throughout the rest of the body, too. If you haven’t read it...

The Link Between Biomechanics And Pain

The Link Between Biomechanics And Pain

Talk to just about any podiatrist, and you might eventually hear some variation on the following phrase: Feet are your foundation. We don’t say that just because it sounds good, or makes a convincing sales pitch. We say it because it’s the truth. All the physical...

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