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Dr. Adam Kinninger

Family Medicine
Nebo, NC
15 years experience male

Locations

Office

Nebo, NC

Address

339 Nebo School Rd., Nebo, NC
Directions

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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Family Medicine

Sports Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

69 Answers
8 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Many Possibilities: If the pain is severe and accompanied by sudden onset and fever it may be appendicitis. If it is crampy and moves it may be a kidney stone. As you a... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Walking Boot: You may benefit from immobilization with a walkin boot and possibly an arch support. Other possible treatments include physical therapy and iontophore... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Does not matter: Some people find this medication to be "activating" and find themselves having a difficult time sleeping if they take it in the evening. Others find ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
The way you walk: Your gait is the way you walk. There are very specific phases and certain abnormalities in a gait may lead to overuse injuries.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Likely: Most home pregnancy tests should be able to detect a pregnancy at this point. I agree with above. I assume you ate talking about two weeks after miss... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Exam, X-ray, MRI: A good exam, x-rays, and if indicated an MRI should be able to tell you the source of your pain. If you have already healed from your injury, your st... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Exercise: Routine exercise has also been shown to be beneficial. Try a yoga, tai chi, or swimming. 30 minutes daily can improve sleep, depression, and fibromy... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Family Physician: Your family physician should be able to advise you on the vaccine guidelines.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
R.I.C.E: Rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Also taking some tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin. Unless you had a major trauma it is unlikely you have sust... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Wrong med: Maybe you don't truly have adhd if it quit working. It is common for most people to initially respond favorably to stimulants, however if they don't ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Abscess : You may have an abscessed tooth. You should see your dentist or your doctor for an evaluation.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Poor circulation: What you are describing is consistent with peripheral arterial disease. It sounds as though you are having diminished blood flow to your lower extrem... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Acute Sinusitis: Acute sinusitis is associated with facial pressure, nasals congestion, fevers, and often sore throat or cough. If your symptoms have persisted longer... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
ICE, Rest, Motrin: Depending on where the sharp pain in your knee is, and also if you sustained and injury or not it is difficult to give you an accurate diagnosis. Des... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Chest Pain: Symptoms of heart attacks are not always the same in women as in men. You should take your wife to the emergency department for evaluation to rule ou... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Go to ED: If your throat and face are swelling you should go immediately to the ed.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
None: Amphetamines are banned substances by the ioc, ncaa, mlb, nba, nfl, and nhl. They increase your risk of cardiovascular events and should only be used ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Doctor: There are two types of sports medicine physicians. The first is primary care sports medicine physician. The second is an orthopedic sports medicine ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
? Overweight: If you are overweight you may have poly cystic ovarian syndrome. (pcos). The primary treatment for this is weight loss through diet and exercise. A d... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Ear plugs: You can purchase wax based ear plugs and mold them to your ear prior to bathing. If you are having pain and drainage you may need an antibiotic and ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Tendonitis?: You may have injured your rotator cuff or bicep tendon. You should test your arm, use ice, and take Ibuprofen or Naproxen for the discomfort. If you... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Maybe with Rehab: If you appropriately rehab your injury and have no structural abnormality with your knee you should be able to return to all activities. Seek out the ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Either: There is some evidence that this type of blood pressure medication may control your blood pressure better if taken at night. That being said the most ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
This is normal: If you are still growing you may heal a little faster than a mature adult. Most 16 year old kids with a clavicle fracture can expect to have good cal... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Maybe: ANA positive diseases are related. Diagnosis is based not just on serologic testing, but also on your clinical symptoms. You should be evaluated by ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Eczema : Eczema can be chronic. Do not bathe daily. When you do bathe use luke warm, not hot water. Use only mild soap. Pat dry the affected area, do not r... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Sciatica: Sciatica can result from irritation. Of the sciatic nerve anywhere from the spinal cord level or further down the leg. He should have an exam and ima... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
See physician: You should see a physician and have imaging to evaluate for stress fracture or another injury. If the injury is soft tissue working with a therapist ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
110/70 is normal: This is a normal blood pressure for an athlete. You should only be concerned if you are lightheaded, dizzy, fatigued, or short of breath. The normal... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Steroid: This is a testosterone precursor that gets broken down in to both testosterone and estrogen. It can be dangerous to your health and is a banned subst... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Consider: Consider committing to an exercise activity with a friend. This can help provide motivation.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Depends on Screening: If your physician uses a screening method that utilizes gc mass spect the only thing that will show up as meth is....Meth.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Discomfort is normal: Discomfort and cramping can be normal in the first trimester. Severe pain and bleeding are not normal. If you are concerned you should see your obst... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Weight lifting: You can gain weight by eating a healthy diet that consists of 1 g/kg of protein and about 20-30 % of your calories from fat. You can also lift weight... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Could be: It is common for heartburn symptoms to occur when lying down. This can present as chest pain. If you have other cardiac risk factors such as , famil... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Not Safe: This is not a safe idea. Depending on how far along in pregnancy you are you risk, bleeding, infection, and retained products of conception including... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Needs workup: You need to be seen and evaluated for thyroid , metabolic, or musculoskeletal disorders.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Try Cymbalta (duloxetine): Mood disorders are commonly associated with fibromyalgia. Especially depression and anxiety. Uncontrolled anxiety should be treated within medicatio... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Abscess: You may also have an abscess which may need to be incised and drained. I recommend seeking medical attention.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Repeat Urine Culture: If you have had a complicated course you should have your urine rechecked after you complete your antibiotics. You may either need an extended course... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Potentially: Benzodiazepines such as xanax do have the potential to become addictive. You should talk with your physician about increasing your Prozac to try to pr... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Warning signs : If you have pain that radiates to your arms or legs, fevers, chills, bowel/bladder not working, weight loss, or night sweats you should see a physicia... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Can help w/ Anxiety: Gabapentin is a medication that works on the neurohormone gaba. Gaba plays less of a role on modd than serrotonin, however, still has some effect. I... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Depression: Many times people with chronic pain become irritable and this is often a sign of depression. One really good option for you may be taking an anti-dep... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Depression Screening: If those tests are normal and you do not have any other symptoms than what you have listed you should be screened for depression.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Hip or knee: Could be a problem with your hip, your knee or both. A good physical exam and if indicated by exam, x-rays should be able to determine the cause of y... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Complicated: If you do not have any weakness, bowel, or bladder dysfunction you may be able to be treated with manipulation, physical therapy, traction, and steroi... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Help: Ice will help the discomfort and will not negatively impact your healing.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Depends: It depends on the type of brown mark. Often obese people develop a velvety brown mark on the back of their neck called acanthosis nigricans. This is... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Pleurisy: Your pain sounds as though you are having pleurisy. This is an inflammation of the lining between your lungs and chest wall. This can occur with a v... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Kinninger is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kinninger is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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May 23, 2013
This doctor game very sound advice and answered very quickly.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful. If i do not see a change in a day out two I'll go straight to urgent care, have them fix me
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thank you for your awesome answer. i am very appreciated.
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Education & Training

Residency

GRANDVIEW HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER

Residency

KETTERING MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

ACOFP resident of the year 2010
YMCA Champion of Health Award
Top Doctor, Second Place, Asheville, NC - Winter
2013

Affiliations

Chief of Staff - McDowell Hospital
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