Yes. Once you are cured, the pain usually does not return unless you are very abusive to your feet. You should be able to go back to sports, running, etc. Even if you have a re occurrence, it is usually very mild compared to your original problem. Remember, once properly diagnosed, we are treating the plantar fasciitis and EVERYTHING else that comes from the compensation from this painful condition. It is common to have pain on the outside of the foot and even up the side of the leg from attempting to walk on the outside of the foot due to the original problem. We are experts at this.