“A baby doesn’t necessarily need to wear shoes when learning to walk. “If the environment is safe, barefoot really is best,” says Louis J. DeCaro, DPM, president of the American College of Foot & Ankle Pediatrics. “[It allows] the foot and surrounding muscles to behave unencumbered and develop better.” If you’re worried your wee walker […]
As I sit down to “pen” this installment of the “Presidents Message” I am just minutes from conducting a nation-wide webinar for the National Down Syndrome Society. The timing of such inherently forces me to reflect not only on the tremendous work everyone at ACFAP has done over the past year and a half, but […]
Dr. DeCaro discusses LittleSteps Pediatric Orthotics.
The video link above features Dr. DeCaro lecturing at a recent Podiatry Seminar in March of 2011. Title: Age Specific Orthotic Protocols For The Podopediatric Patient. He addresses topics such as flat feet, low tone, intoeing, and many other common pediatric foot problems. It is a comprehensive discussion of topics with solutions presented in an […]
ACFAP 2015 Pediatric Foot & Ankle Conference A Huge Success The American College of Foot & Ankle Pediatrics (ACFAP) hosted its Annual conference at Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine March 27-28, 2015. The conference featured exceptional CME lectures combined with a national park outing. Drs. Nicholas Pagano and Tracey Toback were appointed as ACFAP’s newest […]
“ACFAP is APMA’s only recognized group of experts in the subspecialty of podopediatrics. As an APMA-affiliated clinical organization, its goal is to educate our colleagues and the general public about the importance of caring for children’s feet. ACFAP strives to disseminate new and advanced information on the latest techniques in pediatric foot and ankle care through our participation in seminars, lectures, publications, and digital […]