Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jeffery VanYperen

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Equinus: If i'm picturing what you're saying correctly, you have equinus, which means you are unable to dorsiflex your foot on your ankle to at least 90 degree... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
RICE: Rest, ice, compression, and elevation are the first line treatments for an ankle injury. I'd recommend icing for 20 minutes at a time, at least twice... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Painful Hardware: If the surgery was over a year ago, and the joint appears to have fused, removal of the hardware would probably be the best option. If it was fairly ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Not too tight: As long as it is not too tight (meaning you can feel your toes and not cutting off circulation), i would keep it on. It is difficult to keep the foot... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Instability: Looks like you had surgery to plate the fibula, but not sure if anything was done about your deltoid ligament. It should have been inspected and repa... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Yes: Warts are caused by hpv (human papilloma virus), of which there are many different strains. Since it is a virus, you can pass it on to others, and vi... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
No: Av malformation just means that the arteries connect straight to the veins, bypassing capillaries. The blood will still flow normally back to the hea... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Get it checked out: I would recommend going to see a podiatrist--they will take an x ray to determine if it is a fracture vs. A soft tissue injury. In the meantime, star... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Hard to say: Could be a bunion, could be arthritis. Also could be severe flat foot. Without more specific information it is hard to say what is wrong. See a pod... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Nail will fall off: Your question is a little confusing, but i think you're asking what happens to your damaged nail if you don't remove it. A new nail will start growin... Read More
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