Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jeffery VanYperen

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Cold feet: Circulatory problems are the most common culprit for cold feet. Blood must travel a long way to get from the heart to your feet, and there could be m... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Expensive: If you are trying to get it done without insurance, it can be very expensive. Most of these costs include the or time, anesthesiologist fee, facility... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Should be alright: As long as it was stable during that 3 week period, I suspect that it will be alright. I typically remove the K wire after 3-4 weeks. If it came out... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Cracked Heels: Cracked heels can be caused by fungus or an array of skin disorders, but it is usually caused by excessively dry skin. It is more common in the winte... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Strange: Yes, bunions can have a genetic component, especially juvenile bunions; however there are many outside factors that can cause bunions. Does your sist... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Depends: On the severity of the deformity, as well as whether it is flexible or rigid. If it is a flexible deformity, a good pair of orthotics can help to mai... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
See a phyisician: Could be folliculitis, which could be constantly irritated with your daily exercise--i would start with topical antibiotic and a bandaid. Also, chang... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Ouch: There's a chance it could be broken, especially if it was a direct hit--it could just be a bad contusion and an inflamed/injured achilles tendon. The... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Definitely: Osteoporosis can definitely affect the outcome, especially if you are having any kind of osteotomy (cutting bone) and fixation (with a hardware). Scr... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Displaced: In a non displaced fracture, x rays show a line going through the bone, but the fracture is lined up--meaning the length and position of the entire bo... Read More
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