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Dr. Melissa Robitaille

Podiatry
Savannah, GA
19 years experience female

Locations

Office

Savannah, GA

Address

803 East 68th St, Savannah, GA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia

Cigna

Coventry Health Care

First Health Group Corporation

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Humana Insurance Company

Kaiser Permanente Insurance Company

Principal Financial Group

About

Bio

Dr. Robitaille is a native of Montreal, Canada. She graduated from Barry University, School of Podiatric Medicine in Miami, FL with honors. Dr. Robitaille completed extensive foot and ankle surgical training at Emory Northlake Hospital in Atlanta, GA.

Specialties
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Podiatry

Doctor Q&A

23 Answers
24 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
Dryness: Odds are your feet are not getting enough moisture. Kerasal is a good product, as well as amerigel. Just make sure not to moisturize between those toe... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
Go See a Podiatrist: You need to speak to a podiatrist, your child may need something at simple at better shoes (your podiatrist can explain what that means) or custom ort... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
Don't Walk Barefoot: While this current craze has some evidence to stand on, your ankles are probably hurting due to the fact that your foot is not properly supported. See... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
Orthotics/Podiatrist: With proper alignment you are on your way. A better answer is see a podiatrist to diagnose exactly what is causing the pain.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
Yes: Or see a podiatrist. The important thing is to see someone as soon as possible, regardless if this is the doctor who can help you, if not they will re... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
Measure: This is still the best way to get good results. Even better, the the shoe on the prosthesis. See a podiatrist or a certified pedorthist to aid you in ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
Podiatrist: See a podiatrist or a certified pedorthist to aid you in this search. As far as insurance, there are so many variables it cannot be answered by a simp... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
Neuropathy: Neuropathy is the break down of the outer wall of the nerve, leading to further nerve damage. I have prescribed metanx in the past and experienced gre... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
Gravity: The simple answer is that because your feet are the lowest extremity that fluids will naturally pool there for up to 6 months after and injury, surger... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
Go See a Podiatrist: A podiatrist should be able to do a quick x-ray to determine whether the toe is broken or not.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
Yes, plenty.: I am currently using laser treatment with great success. See your podiatrist to discuss all you options, of which there are many. (it's not likely the... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
Removal: Go see a podiatrist, they can perform a simple in-office procedure that can permanently remove the offending part of the toenail.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
Runners Toe/Fungus: The two prime suspects here are runner's toe (aka black toe) and toenail fungus. Runners toe is a hematoma (blood blister) develops from repetitive mi... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
Rest/Better Shoes: To aid in healing rest and staff off the blisters as much as possible. To prevent recurrence get properly fitted for shoes. You may need an orthotic d... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
Cycling is Better: For a 20-minute cycle apply a towel- wrapped ice pack to the sprain (this is a cycle of 20 minute on and 20 minutes off). This cycle is used to reduc... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
Length Discrepency: You should see a podiatrist about a specialized shoe or brace to correct the limb length discrepancy. Find one that can do gait analysis, a computeriz... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
Go See a Podiatrist: This needs to be professionally evaluated, and the sooner the better.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
Shoes, Trimming: The major factors that lead to chronic ingrown toenails are heredity, ill fitting shoes (too tight, especially in the toe box) and incorrect trimming.... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
Gravity: I've said it before and i'll say it again, gravity is the culprit here. You can expect swelling for up to 6 months from any injury or surgery to the l... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
R.I.C.E.: ( r ) est: if the pain is continual, rest is an important way to prevent further injury. ( i )ce: for a 20-minute cycle apply a towel- wrapped ice pac... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
R.I.C.E.: ( r ) est: if the pain is continual, rest is an important way to prevent further injury. ( i )ce: for a 20-minute cycle apply a towel- wrapped i... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
Good Luck: As long as you have an experienced podiatrist or orthopedist you should be fine. Make sure to rest and stay off of the foot as much as possible;e afte... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Podiatry 19 years experience
Orthotics/Shoes: You need to start with a pair of good supportive shoes. The next step is custom orthotics. These will align the feet, and the legs and back should fol... Read More

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Sep 21, 2012
Very up to date physician
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Robitaille is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Robitaille is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank u for your reply. Apart from this do u think yoga or any form will be helpful?
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Thanks for your quick reply! I have a spray called lotrimin is it any good
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Thank you ive scheduled an appointment

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Barry University
Graduated 2003MD

Affiliations

Atlantic Foot & Ankle Specialists
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