Dr. Kyle Kinmon

Diabetic foot ulcer is a major complication of diabetes. Dr. Kyle Kinmon, President of Foot and Ankle Specialists with Bethesda Hospital, explains how they can treat this type of wound to make sure there is an adequate blood flow. You need to be aware of cut, sore, red spots, ingrown toenails, and corns or calluses on your feet. They can be warning signs of diabetic foot. Dr. Kyle Kinmon, President of Foot and Ankle Specialists with Bethesda Hospital, talks about some of the complications you should be on the lookout for. A podiatrist specializes in the treatment of conditions that affect the foot and lower leg. Dr. Kyle Kinmon, President of Foot and Ankle Specialists with Bethesda Hospital, talks about this role of identifying problems before they become a major issue in diabetic foot. Dr. Kyle Kinmon, President of Foot and Ankle Specialists with Bethesda Hospital, Baptist Health, explains peripheral neuropathy is the damage to the peripheral nerves.

“I have diagnosed patients with diabetes as a result of symptoms of a peripheral neuropathy.” He also says some symptoms are numbness, tingling, and burning in the hands or feet. Dr. Bernie Fernandez, Chief Executive Officer of Baptist Health Medical Group, says a vascular disease is anything that has to do with blood vessels, particularly in the legs, and he also highlights the importance of podiatry after getting a diagnose of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), for example.

Dr. Kyle Kinmon, President of Foot and Ankle Specialists with Bethesda Hospital, Baptist Health, explains podiatry is the specialty of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis, and the surgical treatment of the foot, ankle, and lower leg.

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