Hold the leg upright for 1 to 3 minutes and in the side position for the same amount of time. Then return the leg to the upright position and release the strap leaving the leg upright for about 30 seconds. The as you exhale slowly lower the leg to the floor. Repeat with the other leg. Although corns and calluses are common problems, certain people can have significant issues associated with them, including pain and even wounds. Treatment generally is simple, but requires regular self-care to keep them under control. Medical and surgical care is available, and may be necessary in cases that are resistant to self-care. Massaging the feet with warm mustard oil is also known to work wonders in relieving the pain. Mustard oil is known to have medicinal properties that seeps into the layers of the skin and relieves the pain. The kneading action and the strong strokes with the hands help to relieve the pain and muscle stress. For best results, heat the oil in a microwave oven for 10-15 seconds and then apply the oil all over the feet before massaging them. Massage for at least 10 minutes. Wear arch support inserts - The use of suitable arch support inserts can provide the needed sustainment to reduce pressure on the metatarsal area. Feet with high arches, which are usually rigid and don’t allow the arch to come down and contact its support. This causes all of the weight to be forced into the ball-of-the-foot, instead of some of the weight being carried by the arch. People with high arches need adequate arch support in addition to metatarsal support. Modify your daily activities and exercise regime to lessen the stress on the foot. Stretching exercises for plantar fasciitis only help reduce the pain for a short amount of time, but returns during rest. Any severe or persistent plantar fasciitis should always be diagnosed by a medical professional, so never avoid visiting your Podiatrist. An ingrown toenail can certainly be the reason for a sore foot This takes place once the side of a toenail slowly grows into the skin part of the toe; which in the long run is going to be noticed because of the tenderness building in the toe as the inward growth persists over time. Before I continue, a small disclaimer is needed. It is important to note that heel pain can be due to a variety of other causes. Because of this, it is important to have heel pain properly diagnosed by a foot and ankle physician, someone who is best trained to determine the appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Acupuncture is the practice of inserting very thin needles into "chi", a name for regions in the body to rejuvenate the energy and blood flow that has been distrupted due to overuse. With feet , this can easily happen with athletic activities, wearing high heels, and with certain foot conditions such as ball of foot pain and Morton Neuroma. Treatment for Morton Neuroma can begin with various acupuncture methods and massages to relieve tender nerves and help to start the healing process. I have been diagnosed with sesamoiditis and have had this foot pain for over a year now. It is beginning to develop in my other foot as well. And don't forget the shoes! Remember to make sure your golf shoes fit well before you leave the store. Shop in the afternoon when your feet are slightly swollen so the fit will be accurate. Wear the socks you play in to try on the new shoes. This also helps you get the right fit. Don't buy anything you wouldn't wear on a long walk, remember the close to 5 miles you will be walking on the course! Never engage in cardio activity unless you are pain-free. Cycling is great because it eliminates heel impact, and promotes a calf and arch stretch.