Dr. Ashley Vanderloop

Podiatry
Durango, CO
15 years experience female

Locations

Animas Foot & Ankle

Durango, CO

Address

Durango, CO
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 12am - 9:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Blue Care Network of Michigan

CIGNA Health Care

About

Bio

I'm Dr. Ashley Vanderloop, a wife and a doctor mom to 4! I grew up in Lapeer, Michigan and went to Saginaw Valley State University for Pre-Medicine and received my Bachelors in Science. I received my Doctorate in Podiatry Medicine in Chicago at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science. I then completed three years of surgical residency at Detroit Medical Center. I've since worked in a private practice in Overland Park, KS as well as for the Navajo Reservation hospital in Gallup, NM & currently in Durango, CO. I love using the surgical skills I have including correction of foot deformities for children in 3rd world countries. I have worked in Mexico, South America, the Navajo Nation & the US! I love adventuring in the outdoors with my husband & beautiful kids!

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Podiatry

Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery

Pediatric Surgery

Sports Medicine

Wound care

Licenses

United States: Kansas, Michigan, Texas

Doctor Q&A

418 Answers
152 Agrees
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Typically: A broken bone in a toe will typically heal with proper treatment and offloading, which also allows most patients to bear weight. If the fracture or b... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Nail avulsions: can be very painful for patients. Partial nail avulsions are very common. I typically will recommend having them removed so a new fresh nail can grow... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Depends: I have seen many patients with nail thickening that do not have fungus... however most people with fungus do have thicker nails! Check with a speciali... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
There are many: types of silver products that are now used pharmaceutically for anti-microbial purposes. Traditionally, colloidal silver has been used as a natural t... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Likely nerve related: Low back/hip pain can radiate to the foot due to a nerve compression, entrapment or injury. L4/L5 is a very common area that can also give tingling an... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Use a combination: Natural aloe vera, coconut oil & tea tree oil can be combined to form a great hair massage treatment that will feel great on your scalp, reduce da... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Depends: Were you diagnosed with a deficiency? Normal serum zinc is 0.66 to 1.10 mcg/m. With proper lab work your provider can give you the exact dose needed. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Frostbite: Frostbite can turn into an infection in many patients. If you are concerned then please seek medical care for further evaluation and treatment.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Numbness and: tingling sensations on the outside of the foot close to the little toe are seen commonly in patients with L4 spinal compression. The pain or abnormal... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Leg bites: If there is a reaction occurring with pain, inflammation and/or fever, I recommend getting seen ASAP. A picture or video would help to diagnose your ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
See Specialist!: It could be a general contact dermatitis. If after 3 days of using an anti-inflammatory cream with no relief, I recommend getting it looked at in pers... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Cramping & numbness: This could be a number of things...most importantly is that you be seen by your provider for an exam, lab tests and so a proper diagnosis can be made.... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
MSM 1000mg: is a low dose if taken daily. There are some patients that notice a change in their menstruation cycles when taking this...usually it is a skipped per... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Cracking sounds: are typically from a ligament, tendon or bone injury. If there is pain associated I would definitely get an xray to rule out a fracture!
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Follow up..: This is a common occurrence in many patients. Typically the surgical site is unaffected when the pins move. Definitely get a follow up xray with you... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Calf pain: Calf pain is not typically from a tight belt, however it can be caused by sitting down for long periods of time. Movement such as walking, stretching... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Bruising: can be associated with vein disorders and/or vein injuries. Get an exam to be sure and for the correct diagnosis and treatment plan! Best wishes!
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Changes in skin: coloration should be examined by a Podiatrist for proper diagnosis and treatment if needed. It would be unlikely to have any athletes feet/foot fungu... Read More
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Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Persistant: rashes can be difficult to treat. Many common rashes on the feet can be treated with natural and prescribed medications over a period of time. Defini... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Yes: There are many excellent herbal and natural treatments for athlete's foot that I recommend. Patients that can not or do not want to take prescription ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Dry skin: This is a common area of dry skin for patients. I offer many great natural treatments and tips to get rid of and prevent dry skin build up on the bac... Read More
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Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Could be: It's not an unusual injury. Many patients will see swelling, bruising and pain in the area with and without a fracture. If you are concerned the bes... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Absolutely: Many patients who have painful flatfoot find great relief with conservative and/or surgical treatment options.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Foot Drop: Therapy for foot drop will be based on the level of injury. Some patients do very well with a short course of physical therapy and bracing while othe... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Good hygiene: can prevent this viral disease. It can be transferred relatively easily from person to person directly and even indirectly by touching doorknobs for ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Yes: In many cases foot drop is correctable. Depending on the level of injury it will vary in recovery time. There are some patients who will recover 100... Read More
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A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Locking: of toes is commonly from patients being dehydrated... if there is cramping associated the flexor/extensor tendons may be affected. Drink at least 8 g... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Yes: Elevating a broken foot is great during the healing phase. Many patients find pain relief by elevating and don't need pain medication. Good healing ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Foot pain...: With any strain or injury, it's very important to rest the affected foot. There may be a tendon or ligament tear or tendonitis and with any further ex... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Foot Pronation: Many patients with excessive foot pronation will commonly end up with a strained posterior tibial tendon that can tear over time.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Yes: Many patients decide to have their plantar warts treated with cryoablation... this is generally effective after multiple treatments. Check with your ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Foot deformities: are any abnormal conditions physiologically when compared to the other side. They can be treated conservatively or surgically depending on the level ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Club Foot: There is a genetic link to club foot that researchers have now found in many cases. Some patients will get club foot due to other factors, I have even... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Sprained ankle: It depends on the level of injury. Some patients only need an ankle brace to wear with their own shoe while other patients may need full cast immobili... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Pronated foot: structure is common in many patients. If you are concerned with your gait I would recommend having a Podiatrist examine you and get a proper diagnosi... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Normal: Swelling is reduced on a daily basis with correct treatment.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Swelling: in the foot can be from multiple causes. A good history and physical will be able to pinpoint the exact cause, diagnosis and treatment plan.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Ankle injuries: can take a couple months to recover if they are severe. With proper treatment most patients see positive results at 6 weeks. Check in for a follow u... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Heel pain: If the pain is in the achilles area, there are many types of treatments and tips available. Patients that have a mild case of achilles tendonitis wil... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Possibly: Spotting can occur infrequently depending on the amount of weight you are lifting and the number of reps. I recommend seeing an ob/gyn if you are con... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Not sure: about a blood clot. Typically a DVT/ blood clot will appear in the deep calf region. A picture or video would be very helpful in diagnosing and treati... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Ingrown Nail: Nails should be cut straight across and allowed to grow past the cuticle a couple millimeters. If the ingrown nail is red, swollen,  tender or has any... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Stop Running: With any strain or injury, it's very important to rest the affected foot/ankle. There may be a tendon or ligament injury and with further running it c... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Ankle pain: Pain and swelling in the front outside area of the ankle typically indicates ligament or joint damage due to a sprain or tear. Getting an exam is the ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Yes & No: Yes there are any natural treats for fungal nails and tinea pedis. Tea Tree and Castor oil are wonderful antimicrobial natural treatments directly on... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Not enough info: An unusual bony prominence needs to be clinically palpated and examined as well as radiograhically evaluated. If you have pain and tenderness in the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Need X-Ray: You may have a fracture of one of the two bones in your big toe. I recommend getting an X-ray to determine the level of fracture for proper treatment ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Strong Acid: Bazuka gel is a strong salicyclic acid formulary that will cause damage to the layers of the skin of the wart & to the layers surrounding the wart... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Yes: After spraining or injuring your ankle there will typically be retained swelling for at least 6-8 weeks depending on the level of injury... it will su... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 11 years experience
Likely: Chances of a fracture in the foot is high if a barbell was dropped directly on the foot & if there is swelling, bruising and pain. X-rays are nee... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Vanderloop is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Vanderloop is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you! I really appreciate the response. I've started taping the 4th toe to the 3rd so I can sleep without feeling the twitch too much. Also taking aleve (naproxen)...Read More
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This saved my life. Thank you. Although I disclose that I'm on 75 milligrams daily doing methadone maintenance I was still prescribed Levaquin and I remembered something and a class about interaction ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I saw my PCP this morning and we are on a two front attack. The first possibility is that this is an infection based on the fact that there isn't a lot of swelling. Bl...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University,
Graduated 2008MD

Residency

DETROIT RECEIVING HOSPITAL & UNIV HEALTH CENTER

Awards

Outstanding Physician Care Award from CEO of GIMC 2015
Top Podiatrist, Second Place, Kansas - Spring
2015
Thought Leader, Third Place, New Mexico - Spring
2016

Affiliations

Crisis Response International
People of Peru Project

Publications

Wake Up KC Doctor Spotlight
Supportive Heels for Women
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