Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jeffery VanYperen

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Ankle surgery: There are many reasons for pain and swelling 4 months after an ankle sprain, including damage to the ligament (most commonly the atfl), damage to the ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Careful: Really bad sprains almost always need some type of physical therapy in order to get back to 100%. Otherwise, chronic pain ensues. It is not just abo... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Recurrence?: Pvns can cause serious damage to the cartilage of joints, and can have a high rate of recurrence even with surgical excision (removal) of the lesions.... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Side of foot pain: If it is on the outside of your foot (the side of the pinky toe), it could by hypertrophy (enlarged) of the 5th metatarsal base. It could also be a ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Could be a cyst: A bump on a toe could be a ganglion or inclusion cyst. It could also be a bone spur (arthritis). Lastly, it could be a callus or a wart. See a podi... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Reaction: This could be an allergic reaction to the antibiotic you are taking. It seems like it could be mild if it is just a small rash. Take some bendadryl ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Stasis Dermatitis: She could have stasis dermatitis as a result of fluid overload. This can happen if the valves of the veins do a poor job of sending the blood up the ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Heel pain: Heel pain can be a stress fracture of the calcaneus, nerve entrapment, bursitis, enthesopathy, or fat pad atrophy. The most common cause, however, is... Read More
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A 39-year-old member 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 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Depends: Many podiatrists do ankle arthroscopy. Either they were trained in their surgical residency, or they can take a course and become certified. It also... Read More
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