• 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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Treatment of Foot and Ankle

Subungual Hematoma: Treating Runner’s Toe

Many runners, at some point during their running career, will experience a black toenail (aka a subungual hematoma or runner’s toe). During my last half marathon, I actually developed two! Although the nail changes may not always cause pain, they should not be ignored. 

Dr. Orlando Rivera

Sports Foot & Ankle Injuries

Many sports are hard on the feet because of quick repetitive movements, constricting footwear, and/or increased exposure to injury or trauma. Following is a brief overview of some of the most common injuries that result from particular sports. 

Ankle and Foot Specialist Houston

8 Daily Habits for Preventing Diabetic Foot Ulcers


Foot ulcers are the leading cause of lower-extremity amputation. Yet regular foot exams and simple self-care tips can prevent open sores and wounds from becoming limb-threatening. 

Houston Foot & Ankle Surgical

Metatarsal Surgery

Where are the metatarsals?

Each foot is made up of a number of bones, ligaments and tendons. One specific group of bones is called the metatarsals. These five bones are the long bones found behind each toe that run from your arch to your toe joints. When you walk, run or jump and take off of the ball of your foot, your toes and metatarsals bear a lot of the weight. 

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