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Dr. Sean W. Lazarus

Podiatrist (Foot and Ankle Specialist)

Are you experiencing numbness, burning, tingling and shooting pains in your ankles and feet? If you are, consult with Dr. Lazarus, Medical Director of West Haven Foot and Ankle, about the available treatment options.

Dr. Sean W. Lazarus is a Podiatrist in West Haven, Connecticut, who treats patients with the latest and most advanced technology in the world. To see if patients are good candidates for the pain management program, they consider all factors, like diet and therapy to overcome the extremely painful symptoms. Dr. Lazarus is a highly dedicated physician committed to helping his patients with peripheral neuropathy, a serious condition that effects one third of diabetic patients, and can also occur in people who have had chemotherapy for various cancers. Peripheral Neuropathy can also have an unknown cause called idiopathic neuropathy. He utilizes the latest treatments available to relieve the terrible symptoms associates with the condition. Dr. Lazarus has treated several hundred patients in the last three years, and has had an 87% success rate in reducing symptoms.



26 years Experience
Dr. Sean W. Lazarus
Specializes in:
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • West Haven, Connecticut
  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Does swelling around the ankle indicate a serious injury?

Ankle sprains are probably the most undertreated injuries of the ankle that can lead to problems down the road. I always recommend aggressive conservative foot and ankle immobilization READ MORE
Ankle sprains are probably the most undertreated injuries of the ankle that can lead to problems down the road. I always recommend aggressive conservative foot and ankle immobilization early on with a walking cast boot, followed up with ankle rehab with a good physical therapist.

Dull pain in my big toe with no presumed cause, what is it?

It is hard to say what the cause is without evaluating your foot. There could be biomechanical reasons why your toe hurts, such as limitations of end rom of the great toe joint, READ MORE
It is hard to say what the cause is without evaluating your foot. There could be biomechanical reasons why your toe hurts, such as limitations of end rom of the great toe joint, particularly when you push off the toe. I recommend you see a podiatrist to evaluate your condition.

What's this feeling on the bottom of my toe?

It could be an irritated digital nerve to the big toe possibly caused by irritation from a shoe. It depends how long it's been going on; needs to be evaluated.