The recent tragedy in Bel Air has directly affected our work family, as our employee, Megan Fulleylove, was involved in the accident on 3/11/19 and her 7 year old son lost his life.
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At Michael K. Block, DPM, LLC our priority is to deliver quality care to informed patients in a comfortable and convenient setting.

Quality Care
When you have a problem with your feet, you need to turn to a podiatrist who listens and responds, an experienced doctor who knows the field and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs, a friendly physician who counsels you on the best ways to maintain and improve your health. Dr. Block and Dr. Cooney represent all of these qualities and more. They dedicate their time to every single patient and won't leave the exam room until you have had all of your problems addressed and questions answered.

Informed Patients
We believe that informed patients are better prepared to make decisions regarding their well-being. That is why we've included an extensive section on this website covering the full array of topics associated with podiatric diagnoses and treatments. Some of our services include foot pain , heel pain , bunions , ingrown toenails , and more. We encourage you to look through these pages whenever you have an interest or concern about your feet.

Comfortable, Convenient Setting
The best care in the world doesn't mean anything if you can't access it. At Michael K. Block, DPM, LLC, we strive to make our office as efficient and welcoming as possible. Included in these web pages are information about our office, directions, hours, insurance policies, and appointment scheduling.

We hope you find this website useful and invite you to contact us with your questions at any time.

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Please Support the Family of Tripp Johnson 

Please Support the Family of Tripp Johnson

We are grieving and mourning the loss of one of our own. Megan and Tripp have been a part of our family for many years. Please consider helping this family In their time of need. 

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Meet The Doctors

  • Michael K. Block
    DPM

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  • Monica Cooney
    DPM

    Dr. Monica Cooney joined Dr. Michael Block's ever-growing practice in July 2017. Dr. Cooney completed her podiatric residency at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus in Virginia, where she worked in a Level 1 Trauma Center.  

  • 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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  • Women's Shoes

    The best shoe for women's feet is a walking shoe with laces (not a slip-on), a composition sole, and a relatively wider heel with a rigid and padded heel counter, no more than three-quarters of an inch in height. Some women inflict punishment on their feet from improper footwear that can bring about ...

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  • Walking and Your Feet

    About 67 million adults in this country have discovered that walking is one of the most fun, natural, and inexpensive ways of keeping your health—and your feet—in top shape. Walking can be enjoyed almost anywhere, any time, and year around. It's also a good way to get exercise, particularly for people ...

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  • Xanthomas of the Achilles Tendon

    Xanthomas are cholesterol deposits that appear in the Achilles tendon. High cholesterol levels can cause the formation of these cholesterol deposits, which appear as small lumps. Aside from treating the underlying cholesterol problem, treatment for xanthomas may require taking a biopsy of the lesion ...

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  • X-Rays

    X-rays help determine whether a bone has been fractured or damaged by conditions such as an infection, arthritis, or other disease. Other reasons for conventional X-rays on your feet are to: Evaluate changes in the bones from infections, arthritis, or other bone disease. Assess whether a ...

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  • Venous Stasis

    Venous stasis is a loss of proper function in the leg veins that normally carry blood back toward the heart. This may occur following injury to the veins, which may lead to blood clots in the superficial veins (known as superficial phlebitis) or blood clots in the deep veins (known as deep venous thrombosis). ...

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  • Wear Patterns

    Examining old shoes before buying new ones can help you evaluate your wear patterns and buy new shoes with a better fit and style that compensates for the stresses you place on shoes. What are your shoes trying to tell you? Here is a translation of basic wear patterns: A bulge and wear to the side of ...

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  • Women Over 65

    Older women have more trouble with their feet than younger ones, often because fat pads on the bottom of the feet tend to deteriorate in the aging process. Many foot problems for older women can be alleviated simply by wearing properly fitted, well-constructed shoes that provide cushioning and have a ...

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Patient Testimonials

  • "Very thorough and knowledgeable. Staff very friendly. Would highly recommend."
    Sallie M
  • "Dr.Block is very nice. He's very good at working on your feet. When he works on my feet it doesn't hurt at all. I'll never ever go to see another podiatrist. Dr. Block is the best!"
    Hilda N
  • "I had a consultation with Dr.Block! Very thorough. I did not feel rushed. He took his time explaining and showing me my options. Great experience!! Staff was very friendly as well!!"
    Cindy K
  • "I called yesterday inquiring about an appointment as a new patient. I was scheduled for an appointment TODAY! Amazing. Such a pleasant experience from scheduling to checking out. Highly recommend Dr. Cooney. She was very thorough and gave so much helpful information. I left with some immediate relief, and some devices to use to help continue to get my plantar fasciitis under control. I couldn’t be happier! Thank you!"
    Jennifer M

Our Location

Office Hours

Abingdon, MD Podiatrist

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (1st, 3rd, and 5th)

8:00 am - 5:00 pm (2nd and 4th)

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed