Diabetic Foot & Ankle Care With Dr. Kyle Lindow
If you have diabetes, it is of the utmost importance to provide your feet with the best care possible. If neglected, your feet can accumulate serious damage, from ulcers and sores to serious nerve damage to deformity and skin changes. Pain and stiffness of the foot and ankle are very common for all diabetics. Let’s look at how you can best care for your feet and how our specialists at Warner Orthopedics & Wellness can supply you with the effective and innovative diabetic foot and ankle care you need.
What Is Diabetic Foot Care?
Sugar imbalances in the body, whether contrived genetically or due to lifestyle habits, are associated with the development of diabetes. Diabetes is very complicated and involves chronic inflammation, but in general there is a systemic issue with insulin and the resulting balance of sugars (sorbitols) in the body. This disease can have a drastically negative effect on the body and promote damage to the eyes, teeth, nerves, vital organs, and even the feet. Essentially, diabetes creates changes in tissues of the body at the cellular level that are detrimental.
Diabetic foot care is essential for comprehensive disease management since nerve damage in the feet is a common result of this disease. Amputations are one of the most dreaded problems in diabetes, and foot care can prevent amputations. A diabetic patient should pay daily attention to their lifestyle by exercising regularly and consuming a well-balanced, nutritious diet. It is also crucial to monitor your blood sugar every day and schedule regular checkups with your physician. Appropriate medical and hormonal management is crucial to reducing complications from diabetes.
Make sure you are taking the best care of your feet possible at home. Read more here to make sure you are making your feet worse.
At Warner Orthopedics & Wellness, we study your diabetic history to ensure that our treatment methods are catered to your individual case. Our specialists and teamwork together to treat your diabetic wounds, rebalance the feet, and help you recover faster.
Meet Dr. Kyle Lindow, DPM
Dr. Kyle Lindow is a board-certified podiatrist who specializes in diabetic foot and ankle reconstruction, as well as flatfoot reconstruction, sports medicine, total ankle arthroplasty, and more. He had his beginning in Buras, LA before going on to receive his Bachelor of Science in Biological Science at Louisiana State University. After attending podiatry school at Kent State University College and a three-year podiatric surgical residency at Hunt Regional Medical Center, Dr. Lindow returned to Zachary, LA where he lives with his wife and daughters.
Dr. Lindow is passionate about providing his patients with care that is personalized to their needs and seeks non-surgical methods of treatment as a first option. Contact Warner Orthopedics to set up an in-person visit or telemedicine appointment with Dr. Kyle Lindow today!
Customized Care At Warner Orthopedics & Wellness
At Warner Orthopedics & Wellness, we specialize in more than just foot and ankle care. From diabetic foot care to platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatments, we are dedicated to helping you find relief from pain and illness so that you can return to your job and your active lifestyle uninhibited.
We believe in administering holistic, non-invasive methods of treatment first before considering surgical intervention. Our physicians have years of experience providing patients with customized treatments for all orthopedic and podiatric needs, so you can rest assured that you are receiving the highest quality care possible. With our guidance and care, we can help you to find the fastest and most effective path of recovery for you or your loved ones.
If you are looking for high-level care from certified, caring physicians, give us a call today at (225) 754-8888 or schedule an appointment at our brand-new clinic!