What may be the cause for my chronic foot pain, though I do not involve myself in sports?

Sports injuries are not the sole reason for foot and ankle pain. Pain in the feet may develop from other causes such as stress from excess activity, being overweight and improper support to the feet.

However, it is important to consult a podiatrist as chronic foot pain may be a sign of a more complex problem that needs professional treatment. Diagnostic ultrasound may be of help to diagnose problems with soft tissues such as inflammation or ligament tears, nerve inflammation, tendonitis, and soft tissue growths.

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Source: https://www.cedars-sinai.edu/Education/Medical-Library/

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