Metatarsalgia is the general term for pain in the metatarsal region of the foot more commonly called the Ball of the Foot Many women suffer from Metatarsalgia as a result of wearing high heels, but this condition can also occur in men. Wearing (high) heels means most of the bodyweight is concentrated on the forefoot, causing excessive pressure in the ball of the foot Effective treatment of pain the ball of the foot involves reducing the excessive force placed in the forefoot area. Unloading pressure in the ball of the foot can be accomplished by wearing orthotic insoles with a in-built metatarsal support. When these remedies are not successful, and you continue to suffer from foot pain associated from Morton's Neuroma, the podiatrist may recommend a relatively minor foot surgery in which the nerve and ligament affected are cut to allow for improved nerve pain and to alleviate the pressure from the ligament. Unfortunately, once these areas of the foot are affected by Morton's Neuroma, the odds are highly likely that the numbness of the toes will never resolve. These methods have been designed for releasing the tissues surrounding your heel bone. Pressure is applied with fingertips to evenly distributed energy within the body and ensures relief. According to Vedic Astrology any people of the family have to perform Gaya shraddh or pind daan in Gaya for Pitra Dosh Nivaran and for the salvation of their ancestors or to give peace to their ancestors and to send their ancestors under the foot of lord Vishnu. After doing Gaya shradddh or pind daan in gaya all the difficulties which their ancestors is creating are removed because the souls of their ancestors get moksha or peace under the foot of lord Vishnu, And their ancestors blessed him as well as help in the progress of the family. Sudden (acute) injuries – such as ligament sprains, muscle strains, and bone fractures – can occur during sports activities or simply activities like walking on uneven surfaces. Occupations that require long periods of standing or walking can also cause stress to the structures in the foot, leading to painful conditions such as stress fractures, plantar fasciitis, arthritis, and tendonitis. Footwear can also cause foot injury. For instance, wearing shoes that fit too tightly or have high heels can cause bunions, misalignment of the toes, or other foot pain. Additionally, some conditions like diabetes, arthritis, and bursitis can cause painful symptoms in the feet. Arthritis Before we get into that, I need to explain a little about what a bulging disc is, and how it functions. Without this background information, the details I discuss about exercises will not make sense. The spinal discs are special ligaments that serve a couple of purposes. First, they hold the spinal bones together, and second, they act as cushions or shock absorbers between each set of bones in the spine. They are made up of a firm outer covering (called the annulus), and a jelly center (called the nucleus). I often refer to them as "jelly doughnuts," because that's essentially what they look like. Certain medical conditions. Any medical condition that causes a disturbance in the way a person walks can contribute to foot pain. This may include diseases or conditions that lead to pain or numbness in the feet (such as diabetes), leg and foot deformities, spinal problems, and neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease or cerebral palsy. Arthritic Conditions. Arthritic conditions, particularly osteoarthritis and gout, can cause foot pain. Although rheumatoid arthritis almost always develops in the hand, the ball of the foot can also be affected. Pregnancy. Pregnancy can cause fluid buildup and swollen feet. The increased weight and imbalance of pregnancy contributes to foot stress. Because the original cause of the plantar tendon stress arises from a variety of different sources, the extent and severity of the symptoms felt by individual sufferers also varies. This means that different plantar fasciitis treatments work to a greater or lesser extent for different people. If you suffer from it you have to try a range of treatments for plantar fasciitis if you want an effective cure for plantar fasciitis Another great cardio activity-but only while you are pain-free-is hiking, especially uphill. The lumpy, bumpy and ever-changing terrain causes the fascia to stretch and pull in all directions, which off-sets the tightening that causes some of the pain. My RBR partner, Ed Pavelka, remembers being in agony near the end of one 225-mile ride early in his long-distance career. It was his first experience with hot foot, and the problem plagued him that season until he changed to larger shoes. Feet always swell on long rides (more so in hot weather), causing pressure inside shoes that normally fit fine. Hot foot” is actually a misnomer. It’s not heat but rather pressure on nerves that causes the burning sensation. You’ll sometimes see riders squirting water on their pups in a vain attempt to put out the fire. OUCH! Foot pain is a common problem suffered by all ages of adults. Today, getting through the day is tough enough; painful feet will only make it tougher. If you find yourself with foot pain when trying to accomplish your daily routine, you may want to look into arch supports. If you are on your feet for long periods of time, you need a pair of shoes that is pleasing to your feet Lack of arch support can lead to fallen arches and too much artificial arch can cause just as much discomfort as having not enough arch support. So, what is the best arch support? - try experimenting.