Podiatrist (Foot and Ankle Specialist)1521 N. Causeway Blvd New Orleans Louisiana, 70001
Dr. Latif Nurudeen is a podiatrist practicing in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Nurudeen is a medical doctor specializing in the treatment of the foot , ankle and related parts of the leg. As a podiatrist, Dr. Nurudeen diagnoses and treats conditions of the feet. The feet are key body parts that give a person stability, absorb shock, allow for walking and standing and are necessary for overall well-being. So, the feet need expert care. Podiatrists can specialize in surgery, wound care, sports medicine, diabetic care and pediatrics.
Latif Nurudeen's Expert Contributions
What can I do for ankle pain?
Rest it, take anti inflammatory and wear a CAM walker. READ MORE
You need an anti-fungal and a corticosteroid cream combination. READ MORE
What area are you in? I would recommend seeing a podiatrist for wound care. If left untreated, it can lead to an infection. READ MORE
Should I see a podiatrist or chiropractor?
You should see a podiatrist if you're having foot pain. Podiatrists are trained specifically in foot and ankle pathology and are extensively trained in clinical and surgical treatment of foot and ankle pathology. READ MORE
Can a dislocated ankle fix itself?
Often time with dislocation of the ankle comes possible soft tissue damage. Even if you feel your pain subside there is a possibility you could face arthritic changes to the ankle joint over time. I would suggest seeing a Podiatric surgeon to be examined and evaluated. READ MORE
Can heel pain be treated surgically?
Not always there is conservative treatment call that should be exhausted before the topic of surgery is broached. READ MORE
My foot looks like it has a wart on the bottom of it. How can I get rid of it?
I would visit a podiatrist and have them perform a shave biopsy to determine the nature of the wart or lesion and they can proceed from there. READ MORE
I frequently get blisters on my feet when I wear shoes. Why does this keep happening?
Fungus sometimes manifests itself in a blistering form. I would suggest anti fungal cream or powder administered twice a day. READ MORE
How can I prevent foot issues?
A good pair of orthotics preferably custom can offload a lot of strain placed on the foot. I would visit a podiatrist for casting. READ MORE
Should I go to the doctor for a dislocated ankle?
Yes, often time these injuries are accompanied with soft tissue/vascular injury as well. I would see a Podiatric surgeon for examination and evaluation. READ MORE
What to do right after twisting your ankle?
Try to remain no weight bearing and Ice the ankle intermittently. Then see a Podiatric surgeon and get x rays taken to rule out an ankle fracture or ligamentous injury if necessary. READ MORE
Why do I find it hard to flex my toes?
If you’re diabetic you could be suffering from symptoms of peripheral neuropathy. READ MORE
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