Resources and Instructions

These information and instruction guides have been created by Gaston Foot and Ankle Specialists for our patients.

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Skin and Moisture Conditions

Information on skin and moisture conditions and Gaston Foot & Ankle's products to help relieve the problem.

Sources for Single and Split Size Shoes

Gaston Foot & Ankle Specialists offers information for patients that need only single shoes or have different sized feet that need specialized shoes.

3 Point Test For Choosing Your Shoe

This is a test to determine what kind of shoe is good enough to wear.

Sprained Ankle Patient Instructions

This handout describes the exercises for your sprained ankle that should be done after you see a podiatrist.

Diabetic Foot Ulcers Information

Information from our podiatrists about diabetic ulcers and the treatment process.

Plantar Fasciitis Instructions

This handout is for patients diagnosed with Plantar Fasciitis. It includes treatment suggestions as well as required stretching exercises.

Strapping Instructions

This handout is to give patients more information of taking care of their bandage after they have had their foot strapped or taped.

Soft Cast Instructions

This handout is for patients that have gotten a soft cast or unna boot. It provides instructions of how to take care of it.

10 Points of Proper Shoe Fit

Information for patients that describes the best way of picking out shoes to buy.

Wart Surgery Instructions

Instructions for after your wart surgery.

Ingrown Nail Surgery Information (AmeriGel technique)

Instructions for Ingrown Toenail surgery using the AmeriGel wound dressing technique.

Ingrown Nail Surgery Instructions (Soak Technique)

This handout is a set of instructions for post ingrown nail surgery with use of the soak technique.

Gout and Your Diet Information

For patients with Gout, we offer you information on how to control your gout. With at proper diet, your gout should not flare up.


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Gaston Foot & Ankle Specialists

251 Wilmot Drive
Gastonia, NC 28054