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Minimally Invasive Surgery - Footcare Friday

Minimally invasive surgery, or MIS, involves doing traditional surgeries through smaller incisions. Smaller incisions usually mean faster healing. Dr. Reichard is the only foot and ankle surgeon in Bozeman trained in these techniques.

Sep 16th, 2022
Achilles Tendon Tear - Footcare Friday

Achilles tendon tears are significant injuries that can have long lasting negative effects. Dr. Reichard is trained in the newest minimally invasive surgical techniques as well as more traditional nonsurgical and surgical techniques.

Aug 26th, 2022
Ankle Sprains - Footcare Friday

Ankle sprains are common injuries. Most of the time they heal up without incident, however they can sometimes leave you with pain and disability. Therefore, it's best to get an ankle sprain checked out by a specialist like Dr. Reichard.

Aug 19th, 2022
Total Ankle Replacement - Footcare Friday

In the past, patients with ankle arthritis who wanted an ankle replacement were sent to Salt Lake City or other major centers. Because Dr. Reichard is here in the Gallatin Valley, patients in Bozeman no longer need to travel for this procedure.

Jul 22nd, 2022
Foot and Ankle Orthopedic Surgeon - Footcare Friday

Patients in Bozeman MT are fortunate to have a Foot and Ankle Orthopedic Surgeon in the Gallatin Valley. There is no need to travel to Salt Lake City or Boise or Seattle. Dr. Reichard is here to help you with all your foot and ankle needs.

Jul 8th, 2022
Stress Fractures - Footcare Friday

A stress fracture is a small crack in a bone. These fractures most often result from overuse and can occur with an increase in activity.

Jul 1st, 2022
Midfoot Arthritis - Footcare Friday

Arthritis in the middle of the foot can cause pain and swelling with activity or shoe wear. There are conservative and surgical treatments available. Dr. Reichard is well versed in the diagnosis and treatment of this problem.

Jun 24th, 2022
Achilles Tendinitis - Footcare Friday

Achilles tendinitis can cause pain and inability to perform sporting activities or activities of daily living. There are multiple treatment modalities including surgical and nonsurgical treatments. Dr. Reichard is well versed in all these treatments.

Jun 17th, 2022
Flatfoot Deformity - Footcare Friday

Adult flatfoot deformity is a progressive problem that can cause pain, deformity and difficulty with activities. There are many treatment options, from conservative to surgical. Dr. Reichard is well trained in all of these treatment modalities.

Jun 10th, 2022
Ankle Fusion Surgery - Footcare Friday

There are multiple treatments available for ankle arthritis including surgical and nonsurgical options. Ankle fusion surgery heals the two major ankle bones together to prevent pain. Dr. Reichard can help evaluate your ankle and find the best option.

Jun 3rd, 2022
Osteochondral Lesion - Footcare Friday

Osteochondral lesions are typically found in the talus which is a bone in the ankle. They typically occur because of an injury and cause pain. These injuries are usually treated surgically and Dr. Reichard is well trained in these treatments.

May 27th, 2022
Big Toe Arthritis - Footcare Friday

Hallux rigidus or big toe arthritis can cause debilitating pain and problems wearing certain shoes. Dr. Reichard is well trained in both surgical and nonsurgical treatment options.

May 20th, 2022
Calcaneus Fractures - Footcare Friday

Heel or calcaneus fractures can be devastating injuries with long lasting consequences. Dr Reichard is well trained in both surgical and non-surgical treatment options.

May 13th, 2022
Jones Fracture - Footcare Friday

Jones fractures are fractures of the 5th metatarsal in a certain spot that has an increased chance of not healing by themselves. There are several techniques for fixing these fractures and Dr. Reichard is well trained in all of them.

May 6th, 2022
Lisfranc Injuries - Footcare Friday

Lisfranc injuries are named for a Napoleonic War era French surgeon who first described them. They can be devastating and cause long lasting problems. Dr. Reichard is well trained to help patients in Bozeman deal with this injury.

Apr 29th, 2022
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection - Footcare Friday

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections can be useful to treat soft tissue injuries in the foot and ankle. They can sometimes be used to avoid surgery. Dr. Reichard can help patients in Bozeman determine whether this therapy would be useful for them.

Apr 15th, 2022
Morton's Neuroma - Footcare Friday

A Morton's neuroma can cause forefoot pain, typically between the toes. This can affect everyday activities and sports. Dr. Reichard is well trained in the nonsurgical and surgical treatments available for this problem.

Apr 8th, 2022
Ankle Fractures - Footcare Friday

Ankle fractures are injuries that involve breaking one or more bones including the tibia and fibula. Patients in Bozeman can rely on Dr. Reichard's expertise in surgical repair and fracture care when they sustain an ankle fracture.

Apr 1st, 2022
Hammertoes - Footcare Friday

Hammertoes can be problematic and cause pain. Dr. Reichard can help you with both nonoperative and operative treatments if you are in need!

Mar 17th, 2022
Total Ankle - Footcare Friday

In the past, patients with ankle arthritis who wanted an ankle replacement were sent to Salt Lake City or other major centers. Because Dr. Reichard is here in the Gallatin Valley, patients in Bozeman no longer need to travel for this procedure.

Feb 25th, 2022
Bunions - Footcare Friday

Footcare Friday will help to provide information related to common foot and ankle problems that Dr. Reichard can help in diagnosing and treating.

Feb 11th, 2022