At InStride Gaston Foot and Ankle Associates,
We Care For People, Not Just Feet

Foot and ankle pain can literally stop you in your tracks. 
You forget how important your feet and ankles are until the day when unbearable pain prevents you from your daily life.

Luckily, the experienced podiatrists at InStride Gaston Foot & Ankle Associates in Gastonia, North Carolina are highly qualified to treat whatever condition is causing you discomfort.

Serving the Gastonia area for over 30 years, we are well known and trusted in the community.
Our great track record and excellent word-of-mouth referrals stem from the fact that we genuinely care about your foot and ankle issues. 
We take the time to listen to your concerns, evaluate you properly and thoroughly explain all treatment options. 
Our goal is to spend quality time with you for as long as needed; you will never be rushed through your appointment.

Here at InStride InStride Gaston Foot & Ankle, the foot and ankle doctors are proud to serve patients from many areas of North Carolina, including Charlotte, Belmont, Mt. Holly, Lincolnton, Mecklenberg County, Gaston County, and Kings Mountain. Our podiatrists welcome patients from parts of South Carolina, including Clover, Lake Wylie, and Rock Hill.

Foot and Ankle Conditions That We Treat

Our Gastonia clinic includes an on-site Wound Healing Center and Heel Pain Center as well as a retail shoe store. That means InStride Gaston Foot & Ankle Associates is the only stop you need to make when you finally decide that it's time to put an end to your foot and ankle troubles. Conditions we treat include:


InStride Gaston Foot & Ankle is your North Carolina podiatry center that considers the whole patient when dealing with skin and nail problems. We have treated thousands of patients successfully for foot skin diseases and toenail conditions including:

Athlete’s Foot
Ingrown Toenails
Toenail Fungus


The lower legs, feet, and ankles are packed with a complex array of muscles and tendons woven with nerves and blood vessels. The bones and joints provide a supporting infrastructure for the softer tissues. The complicated interplay of multiple body systems in a small volume means serious foot and ankle problems can swiftly compromise the whole foot. Our skilled podiatry team is adept at dealing with the full range of foot and ankle ailments, including:

Achilles Tendon
Ankle Sprains
Corns and Calluses
Flat Feet and Fallen Arches
Foot and Ankle Fractures
Special Issues in the Development and Care for Children’s Feet


Many patients come to our Gastonia foot health center after accidents have caused trauma to their lower legs and feet. Our podiatrists and support staff are thoroughly experienced in dealing with such injuries, as well as congenital deformities of the legs and feet and chronic ailments that cause patients long-lasting pain. Among the ailments we treat are:

Foot care complications from diabetes
Nerve problems
Plantar fasciitis
Sports injuries
Wounds and wound care

Why go to your general practitioner when you're having foot or ankle issues?
Make an appointment with podiatric specialists at InStride Gaston Foot & Ankle Associates:

David R. Kirlin, DPM 
Ryan Meredith, DPM
 Wagner Santiago, DPM

There's are reasons we were voted Best Podiatrists in Gaston County by the Gaston Gazette:

We listen. We care.  
We are experts in foot and ankle conditions.

Get in touch.

InStride - Gaston Foot & Ankle Associates

251 Wilmot Drive
Gastonia, NC 28054