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In search of an experienced, caring podiatrist in Vero Beach or Sebastian? You're in the right place. Indian River Podiatry specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and preventive care of foot and ankle problems to patients throughout Indian River County.

Our podiatrists continuously deliver the best possible outcomes and an improved quality of life for our patients. We do this by utilizing the latest treatment techniques, cutting-edge technology and a compassionate, gentle approach to patient care. Like our current patients, you'll find that Indian River Podiatry offers an unmatched level of service.

To learn more about all of the foot ailments we treat, we encourage you to browse our services page for complete treatment details. We provide quality care for a wide array of foot and ankle conditions, including but not limited to:

Explore our website for additional information, including doctor bios, office details and printable new patient forms. Our patient library includes a searchable glossary of foot health topics to help you understand your condition and options.

Make it your priority to take care of your feet. Start today by teaming with an expert in foot and ankle care, a podiatrist that listens to your concerns and makes the best recommendations for the optimal outcome.

Meet the Doctors

  • Nicholas W. Rutledge, D.P.M.

    Dr. Rutledge graduated from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine, Miami, Florida in 1994. He completed his three year Orthopedic and Surgical Residency at the University of Utah Hospital and the Veterans Administration Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1997. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and Board Certified by The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

    Dr. Rutledge enjoys the beach, skiing, cycling and fishing.

    Read more about Nicholas W. Rutledge, D.P.M.

  • Michael A. Mazziotta, D.P.M, FACFAOM

    Dr. Mazziotta graduated from college Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Chemistry.  He then attended the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in Manhattan, New York and graduated in 2007 with Honors. Dr. Mazziotta is a member of the podiatric Pi Delta National Honor Society.  He completed his three year Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgical Residency in 2010 at JFK Medical Center in Atlantis, FL., where he served as Chief Resident.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine.  Dr.Mazziotta is dual board certified by both the The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and The American Board of Podiatric Medicine.  He is also a proud 4 year veteran of the United States Navy.

    Dr. Mazziotta enjoys sports, cooking, and spending time with his wife and daughter.

    Read more about Michael Mazziotta, D.P.M 

Featured Articles

Read about helpful topics

  • Children's Feet

    Children with strong, healthy feet avoid many kinds of lower extremity problems later in life. That's why it is important to inspect your children's feet periodically. Infants The size and shape of your baby's feet change quickly during their first year. Because a baby's feet are flexible, too much pressure ...

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  • Government

    National Institutes of Healthhttp://[email protected] (e-mail)(301) 496-4000National Institute on Aging http://www.nih.gov/nia Information Center P.O. Box 8057Gaithersburg, Maryland 20898-8057(800) 222-2225(800) 222-4225 (TTY)National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases ...

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  • Arthritis

    What is Arthritis? Arthritis is a chronic illness that causes swelling or inflammation in one or more joints in the body. Over 100 different types of arthritis currently exist. Approximately 1 in every 4 Americans are affected by arthritis. While most forms affect the cartilage or lining around the joints, ...

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  • Bunions

    What are Bunions? Also known as a hallux valgus, bunions are bony bumps that form at the base of the big toe. Bunions are a common toe disorder that affects about a third of all adults in the US. They form due to the big toe pointing inward to the other toes of your feet. As a result, the metatarsophalangeal ...

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  • Bunions

    What are Bunions? Also known as a hallux valgus, bunions are bony bumps that form at the base of the big toe. Bunions are a common toe disorder that affects about a third of all adults in the US. They form due to the big toe pointing inward to the other toes of your feet. As a result, the metatarsophalangeal ...

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  • Gout

    What is Gout? Classified as a type of metabolic arthritis, gout is one of several common types of arthritis that cause severe inflammation, pain, and swelling in the joints it affects. Gout occurs due to deposits of uric acid crystals in joints around the body—most commonly joints in the big toe and ...

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  • Psoriasis

    Psoriasis is a common, chronic, and recurrent inflammatory disease of the skin characterized by round, reddish, dry scaly patches covered by grayish-white or silvery-white scales. Lesions are most commonly found on the nails, scalp, elbows, shins and feet. In the foot, psoriasis can be difficult to distinguish ...

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  • Warts

    Most foot warts are harmless, even though they may be painful. They are often mistaken for corns or calluses, which are layers of dead skin that build up to protect an area which is being continuously irritated. A wart, however, is caused by a viral infection which invades the skin through small or invisible ...

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  • Work Footwear

    Work shoes are available in many shapes and have unique features and materials designed for specific occupations and uses. Thick leather boots with steel toe boxes are designed to protect your feet. Boots with varying degrees of traction are also available.The American Podiatric Medical Association offers ...

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  • Your Feet at Work

    Productive workers depend on their ability to walk and move about safely, with ease and comfort. When your job requires you to stand on your feet for long periods, work in potentially hazardous areas or with potentially hazardous materials, you have some increased risk of foot injury. You can do a ...

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** Please note our office is closed for lunch from 11:30AM - 12:45 PM. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Vero Beach Office

Monday:

9:00 am-4:30 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-4:30 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-4:30 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-4:30 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-3:30 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Sebastian Office

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

9:00 am-4:30 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-4:30 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-4:30 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed