Treating Metatarsalgia

Sudden, extreme pain in the ball of the foot or the base of the toe, particularly when doing walking, running or jumping activities or walking barefoot is a telltale sign of a foot disorder known as metatarsalgia. Tingling, numbness or a burning sensation are other symptoms we at Lansdowne Podiatry hear from our patients with […]

Your Child’s Heel Pain Could Be Sever’s Disease

Heel pain, swelling and tenderness can be a sign of Sever’s Disease, an inflammation of the growth plate of the heel. Known officially as calcaneal apophysitis, Sever’s Disease isn’t really a disease at all. It is an injury that frequently affects children 8-14 years old and one we see fairly often at Lansdowne Podiatry. Up […]

Turf Toe Causes and Treatment

Turf toe refers to a sprained joint in the big toe. This condition is seen more frequently in athletes who play on artificial turf (although it can happen on natural surfaces and floors as well) because that surface is less giving than natural grass and the foot may stick and not move as fluidly on […]

Orthotics Bring Relief for Many Conditions

Orthotics, by definition, are inserts worn in your footwear to help treat a podiatric problem. Under that broad umbrella are several kinds of orthotics used for multiple purposes such as reducing pain and discomfort or correcting balance and pressure issues and alleviating other symptoms brought on by injury, deformity, misalignment or degenerative disease. Types of […]

What to Do About Smelly Feet

Yes, it’s embarrassing but foot odor is not a problem you have to live with. Some people are just predisposed to perspiring heavily, but sometimes, smelly feet are a sign that a fungal infection is present. If you have persistent foot odor, schedule an appointment at Lansdowne Podiatry. Our foot doctor, Monique Renee Rolle, DPM, […]

Relief for Haglund’s Deformity

Haglund’s Deformity or, as it is more commonly known, “pump bump” is a bony extrusion on the back of the heel that can cause pain when footwear rubs against it. Pumps, and other rigid-backed shoes, such as work boots, dress shoes, and ice skates irritate the “bump,” causing swelling and inflammation of the area. In […]

Fixing Fractures in the Foot

Did you know that almost 25% of the body’s bones are found in the foot? It’s no wonder then that fractures are among the more common injuries that we treat at Lansdowne Podiatry. Fractures fall into a few different categories: Stress: these are small fissures or cracks in the bones surface that are usually caused […]

5 Ways to Protect Your Feet This Winter

There is a lot to enjoy during this season: holiday preparations and celebrations, brisk walks on cool days, catching up with family and friends—but wintertime can also put a strain on your feet. At Lansdowne Podiatry, we want you to enjoy the best of everything and keep your feet healthy and feeling great, so we’re […]