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Dr. Dale Vancil

Podiatry
River Falls, WI
38 years experience male

Locations

Norths Suburbs Podiatry-Vadnais Heights

Vadnais Heights, MN

Address

3485 Willow Lake Blvd., Suite 300, Vadnais Heights, MN, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
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Fax

(651) 765-8201

Insurances accepted

Medica Health Plan

Allina Health

Affinity Health Plan

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Aetna

HealthPartners

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

Medicare

State Farm Insurance Companies

North Suburbs Podiatry-River Falls

River Falls, WI

North Suburbs Podiatry-Fridley

Fridley, MN

About

Bio

Specializing in the nonsurgical and surgical treatment of foot and ankle. Master Surgeon for flat feet. See hyprocure.com web-site.

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.

Podiatry

Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

108 Answers
14 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Heel pain?: Planner fasciitis is a very specific problem. It has classic symptoms. The most classic symptom is heel pain, on the inside bottom of your heel, that'... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Fungal: Fungal nails are not normal and need to be treated.
A female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Is trigonum: This is likely tendon related. By moving your big toe open down, you're using the long flexor to the toe. You may have an extra bone behind your ankl... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Depends: Depends, if this is one sided, it's probably related to your back. Then see a neurologist or orthopedist. If it's both sides it is probably related to... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Nonresponsive : You surely are not responding to Cortizone (hydrocortisone) injections. However you will find other options. This may include custom or custom orthoti... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Signs of infection: If one's foot is 'swollen, painful and hot, ' consider an on-going infection. Other causes to these symptoms include blood clots and compromised achi... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
No good for 5 weeks: For being five weeks down the road, you should not be dealing with pain, redness or weeping at this point. If you're soaking and applying ointments,... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Hike? stress frature: I'll have to assume, that you did a hike. The next day you woke up in pain with the swelling. This history, is consistent with the fracture or stress ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Partial: In any age group, but especially younger patients like yourself.....I recommend just having the edges removed. You gotta' remember, once the whole na... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Depends: If these symptoms were there prior or even after your back surgery, you should see your back surgeon and consult. These are obvious nerve symptoms a... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Depends: This can attend a lot of issues including past history of injury, how chronic this observation is and your presentation. Also depends on what side of ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
It's not: It's not. It's a ripping and tearing of a deep connective tissue that goes from your heel all the way to the ball your foot. This tends to be a chroni... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Unusual: Numbness localized to little toe is extremely unusual. Consider this being a back issue. Console your local podiatrist.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Google: Most physicians and even podiatrists cannot keep up with the shoe industry. Shoes come and go. However you can Google this question and get a lot of r... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Rephrase: You need to rephrase your question. No one should feel any internal organ therefore numbness is to be expected.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Nerve issue: Numbness in both feet, is a symptom of neuropathy. The causes of neuropathy can because by many different things including but not limited to, back is... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Bump pain gone: If you have a 'bump pain, ' meaning your shoes are rubbing your tailor's bunion and you get rid of the tailor's, then your pain will go away. If you ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Maybe: Depends what your definition of recently is. More likely your symptoms will be permanent if you're greater than six months or certainly 12 from the su... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
May be serious: Pain behind one's calf, and without an instance of injury are other explanations and is painful all the time can be a very serious condition. Maybe th... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Skin or bone issue: Although, i'm not exactly sure as to what you mean by peeling, potential yeast will require nizoral. If a fungus, consider lamisil (terbinafine). Th... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Systemic Process: If we are talking multiple fingers on each hand, it will likely be a systemic process. Meaning a pathology which is affecting your whole body. Such... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Blood not returning: This is indicative, of the blood not wanting to go back to your heart. Your venous system is not working properly. You should be seen by vascular dise... Read More
A 76-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Internal issue: Numbness that involves both feet either the tops or bottom or both, is a systemic issue. Meaning, it's something that your body is doing to you. If it... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Yeast or Fungus: Although white and itching between toes is more consistent with a yeast, you have reddness and itchy, therefore it may be fungual. In either case, ap... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Not unheard of: I've had patients, with this observation following Levaquin (levofloxacin) usage. 15 months of pt was long enough. Consider immobilization via a cam w... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Yes it's ok: Between the nail service in itself, and the fact that this nail has fungal changes, both tend to loosen the nail plate from the nail bed. So the nail ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Probably not: Numbness is indicative of a nerve issue and thus you should consider everything from your back on down. Tendonitis is actually that, an inflammation... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Not a good idea: The salicylic acid, will remove skin problems such as warts potentially. However you may be putting acid, on just a callous which is a skin reaction ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Neck: The problem is and most likely is a compression if a nerve exiting the side of your neck. See your local area chiropractor or other physician.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Very common: Persons with an extra bone in their foot, very commonly are flat-footed. With chronic pain at this immediate area on the inside of your ankle, have th... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Ignore: Have any crooked toes, straighten early as an in office service by your area podiatrist. This is much less involving caught early, very high success r... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Serious: Sounds like you have a compartment syndrome. This means swelling in your lower leg compressing the nerves thus contributing to the numbness. This co... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Sore all Over: Soreness especially in feet and hands is likely a systemic arthritis, meaning it's not common everyday osteoarthritis. This includes rheumatoid, psor... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Need more info: You need to be more descriptive. Is the whole foot there goes numb or just a portion and what portion. Local nerve entrapment a can occur. They can be... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Neck on up: These are all symptoms consistent with a nerve issue or issues. Since your legs and arms are involved you gotta' think from your neck on up. However, ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
No: Plantar fasciitis can be a very agonizing and chronic issue. It's very common. It is pain worse following rest like when you get up in the morning or... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Neuroma: The location and your symptoms alone are consistent with the Morton's neuroma. Look it up on the Internet. See your local area podiatrist for options.... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Address flat feet: Wait until your flat feet bother you, no matter what you wear. This is certainly likely. Flat feet can lead to any number of problems not limited t... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
No artery there: You're right, there is no artery behind or near the lateral malleolus. This observation of yours, has to be caused by one of the peroneal tendons. Is ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Erythema nodosum: The most likely cause of red spots more likely on lower legs but can occur on the human foot is erythema nodosum. These are really a macular (not rai... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
No: The answer is absolutely not. High heeled shoes are not good for any type of foot structure. If you're flat-footed, address it by seeing your local a... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Yes: There are any number of flatfoot surgeries. Probably one of the more powerful procedures is called subra last arthroereisis. You need a flexible fl... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
See doctor: The fact that you're coughing up blood, should be very concerning. See your general provider or internist immediately. Do not ignore this. Your shor... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Correct if Painful: Since a bunion is a bony misalignment, it's not surprising that you have a "hammertoe next to it." these issues can be surgically addressed at the sa... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Numbness verses Pain: Morton's neuroma can cause a lot of different symptoms including numbness but as long as that does not affect the quality of your life, there may be n... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Boot Shoes: Bottom of pools can be abrasive. Considering boot shoes even in the pool, just like we use them at the like for prevention. When abrasions occur, ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Be seen: You have answered your own question, you have cardiac arrhythmia. This alone can explain your symptoms. You need to be seen by a cardiologist immediat... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Hot and Cold: Gout usually presents with 'burning/hot' and swelling (at least during an attack). If your immediate gout site is 'fairly chilly, ' this is not relat... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Sounds systemic: Your systems are consistent with small vessel disease and/or nerve issue, consider seeing your g. P. Or internist for initial blood work. Consider yo... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Unknowen: This is a hard one, because we don't know which nail is red inflamed and shiny and which one has a fungus on it. They're probably not related but if t... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School, IL
Graduated 1984MD

Affiliations

American Board of Podiatric Surgery (http://www.abps.org)
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