• Foot Conditions

    Dr. Orlando Rivera explains about the different foot conditions and professional treatments

    Arch Pain, Ball of Foot Pain, Blister, Bunion, Callus, Corn, Ingrown Toenail, Spurs and more...

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  • Ankle Conditions

    Dr. Orlando Rivera explains about the different ankle conditions and professional treatments

    Ankle Sprains, Arthritis Pain

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  • Skin Conditions

    Dr. Orlando Rivera explains about the different skin conditions and professional treatments

    Athlete's Foot, Foot Odor & Perspiration, Nail Fungus, Rough and Dry Skin, Warts and more

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  • Children

    Dr. Orlando Rivera explains about the different conditions and professional treatments
    in childrens

    Flatfoot, Warts or Petty, Ankle Sprains, Juvenile Bunions, Ingrown toenails

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  • Services and Treatments

    Dr. Orlando Rivera explains about the different treatments and professional services at
    Rivera Foot & Ankle

    Foot Scanner, Anatomic Insole, Laser Therapy, Ankle Prosthesis, Laser Tatoo Removal and more...

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3 Moves To Strengthen Your Ankles

Orlando H.Rivera DPM

Avoid injury by keeping your muscles strong

Your risk of ankle sprains increases with age, but you can help prevent them. To strengthen the supporting muscles, try these exercises. Do each 3 times a week.

1. The Crane: Sit in chair with 5 rolled socks in front of you. With toes of right foot, pick up socks one by one, and move 12 inches to create new pile. Switch feet.

2. The Inchworm: Still sitting, spread towel lengthwise on floor. Starting with end closest to you, use toes to slowly scrunch towel, like an accordion. Do twice with each foot.

3. Balance Beam: Stand one-legged on folded towel for 30 seconds, feeling muscles in lower leg and ankle working to stabilize body. Do 3 times on each foot. For more of a challenge, close eyes.

Source: prevention

RIVERA FOOT & ANKLE: At Orlando H.Rivera DPM, our priority is to deliver quality care to informed patients in a comfortable and convenient setting. When you have problems with your feet, you need to turn to a podiatrist who listens and responds… an experienced doctor who knows the field and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs… a friendly physician who counsels you on the best ways to maintain and improve your health. Our physician(s) meet all these criteria. Plus, you benefit from a dedicated team of trained professionals who give you the individualized attention you deserve.

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