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not exactly plantar fascia, nor tendinopath, not sure peroneal tendinitis?

A sharp pain on the heel, especially upon stepping on the floor in the morning getting up has been pretty much what I have heard from the plantar fascia.  Their pain gets less once they move around.

However, I don't have a sharp pain on my heel, yet i feel much pressured on my heel when walking barefooted on the wooden floor. This has been mild consistently for years, yet I'm ok with slippers.

Starting last year or so, I have had pain on both feet laterally, the entire longitude.  The pain has worsen, although it's still mild.  It's never sharp pain but very consistent and constant.  When I do aerobic workout now barefooted, it's very uncomfortable (has always workout barefooted with a thin matt on a rug).

Instead of going to a podiatrist or orthopedic, can someone suggest things I can do to improve the condition, please?  I have not experienced any injuries on the feet or any tears that I am not aware of.  Basically, the pain is constant yet mild.

Thanks
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Without an MRI you won't know what you have.  I have chronic plantar fasciitis but I have never had that worse in the morning thing either.  We're not all the same.  My MRI showed only mild inflammation of the plantar fascia and nothing else, but it's never gone away all these years.  You have all the signs of it, especially the pain when you're barefoot.  It might be a milder case than others get.  But there are other things that can happen and if you don't go to an orthopedic surgeon or podiatrist you won't have a diagnosis to work with and neither will the folks who might help, such as physical therapists, which is where you're usually sent with this.  You can't self-diagnose.  Once you get a diagnosis and know what you're dealing with, you can decide how you want to treat it, but without one what are you treating?  You can't know.  
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yes, thank you Paxiled.

The reason why I was hesitant to see a doc was that almost all the x-rays, tests, and exams doctors have done for my other health problems were never showing any problems.  However, this feet pain maybe a different case.  

Thank you again for shedding light with me
I'm not saying seeing a doc will make everything alright.  Docs are docs.  Sometimes you get one who helps, most of the time you don't.  But the diagnostics will have a conclusion by a radiologist, not just by the doc.  Lots of things can happen to feet:  bad shoes, bad posture, nerve impingement, bone spurs -- but it is usually plantar fasciitis.  But you have to know because the treatment even without a doc is different depending.  Best of luck.
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