Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jeffery VanYperen

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Normal: With peroneal tendon repair, there is most likely suture and/or a graft that was used. It takes a long time for it to absorb or incorporate to your ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Proper Treatment: Casting a 5th metatarsal fracture is the best conservative treatment option. Another option would be a removable cam walker (boot), but it is not as ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Pain in the big toe: This could be a number of things, such as capsulitis, sesamoiditis, or plantar plate/ligament damage. It would help to know what your activity level ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
A side stitch: I mostly get this if I run too soon after eating. Another cause could be shallow breathing. If you are just now trying to get back in shape after no... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Many possibilities: This could be plantar fasciitis, posterior tibial tendon dysfunction, nerve pathology, or good old arthritis! These are the more common problems that... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Microtrauma: It sounds like your toenails are hitting the end of your shoe. This usually happens if the toe box is either too small (toe is pressed up against the... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
A gray issue: A gray spot on the right big toe could be a number of things--it could be a blister or a spot on your toe that is rubbing on your shoe. Friction can ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Ingrown Nail: It sounds like you have the beginnings of an ingrown toenail--see a foot specialist soon, and they will help you get rid of it before it becomes infec... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Spasms: can be caused by a neurological condition. They can also be "mini cramps". Cramping is usually caused by an electrolyte imbalance or dehydration. I... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Neuropathy: Idiopathic neuropathy (meaning cause is unknown) can be treated the same way as diabetic neuropathy in some cases. In other cases, it is because of a... Read More
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