Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jeffery VanYperen

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
See a podiatrist: Urea 40% cream or Ammonium Lactate Cream are both very good at softening painful corns and callouses. These can be found over the counter, although i... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Heavy metal: That's a lot of hardware for a foot, so it sounds like you either sustained a serious injury with multiple fractures, or you had major reconstruction.... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Chronic ankle pain: Chronic pain following a bad ankle sprain can be caused by too much scar tissue, a ruptured ligament that did not heal correctly, or cartilage defects... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Low impact: Swimming is probably the lowest impact exercise you can do to lose weight--riding a stationary (or nonstationary) bicycle puts some pressure on your f... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Depends: It all 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 ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Diabetes: It is very common to have swollen ankles as a diabetic. Hypertension (high blood pressure) often comes along with diabetes, and the veins can become ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
After it heals: I am assuming you are either in a cast or a cam walker. Fractures take 6-8 weeks to heal, and i would not recommend putting any weight on it during t... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
See your physician: This could be due to high blood pressure, kidney disorders, heart problems, or poor valve function in your veins. I would recommend seeing your prima... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
See your physician: This could be due to high blood pressure, kidney disorders, heart problems, or poor valve function in your veins. I would recommend seeing your prima... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Cracked skin: Urea 40% cream or Ammonium Lactate Cream are both very good at softening painful calluses or dry skin. They also prevent cracking. You can find them... Read More
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