Hold in this position for as long as you can. Release when you feel a tension in the legs. Repeat the exercise 4 to 5 times on both the feet. Exercise # 2 This exercise is called marble lifts-it helps in building the arch of the foot, and is often used for flat feet. You will need marbles to do this exercise, however if you do not have marbles, you can also make use of a pen or a pencil. Sit on the edge of a chair, such that your feet are placed firmly on the ground and the knees are bent at a 90 degree angle. The technique has been used with many pro and amateur athletes, said Lee Burton, a co-developer of the screen and an athletic trainer. It is used to highlight any pain or dysfunctions that might get in the way of an athlete's ability to train at a high level. It can help identify problems and direct the need for physical therapy. The screen might be especially helpful in bowling, a sport of repetition and asymmetry, said Burton. "Because you have the repetitive forces, especially at the highest level where you're constantly training, finding some other areas that may be dysfunctional would be a huge benefit." There are plenty of 'clinicians' that provide orthotic therapy as part of their clinical services but they provide non-custom orthotics and have very limited training in the provision of orthotic therapy. Another type of foot orthotic is known as "customised" rather than "custom." These devices can be difficult to distinguish from custom foot orthotics and, unfortunately, are sometimes marketed as authentic custom foot orthotics. So how can you tell the difference between customized orthotics and authentic custom foot orthotics? If you are receiving authentic custom orthotic devices, a three-dimensional mold of your foot, using a laser scan or plaster of paris must be taken. As an injury based complication, Morton's Neuroma is a progressive condition in which damage occurs to the nerves of the foot, usually from wearing improperly designed or improperly fitting shoes. Over time, the tightening and loosening of the nerve area will give way to the development of a nerve impingement and, eventually, a neuroma. Place a neuroma pad in your shoe. A neuroma pad (similar to a metatarsal pad) can be placed in the shoe, under the ball of the foot The pad lifts up the bones in the foot to help decrease the pressure on the nerve. The pad should be placed behind the ball of the foot Spinal Stenosis is a disease, which is seen when the spine (backbone) narrows, resulting in pressure on the nerve root and/or spinal cord. Many people are confused, when asked for the condition of their spine. Some assume that their it is affected by torn disc, disc degeneration or bulging disc. Rarely do the people note the facts. Here is a post, wherein a description is given for this disease. There are several postures, including sitting at a desk for hours and driving in your car that can led neck and back pain. There are several other yoga poses that you can do to get relief from pain.