MedXpress Registry

The American College of Foot and Ankle Pediatrics (ACFAP) has appointed the MedXpress Specialty Registry Clearinghouse to be a specialized registry for collecting specialty specific data. Members of ACFAP who register with MedXpress will be able to begin reporting clinical data regarding specific types of visits. This data will be available to allow ACFAP to […]

ACFAP 2016 Pediatric Foot & Ankle Seminar

Scroll Down to Register for ACFAP 2016! 2016 ACFAP Conference Flyer Continuing the National Park “tradition,” ACFAP 2016 Annual Scientific meeting will be held at Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite National Park on April 8 – 9, 2016. We will once again conduct a one-day educational conference on the 9th preceded by a group outing in […]

The Science and Practice Management of Podopediatrics

“There are millions of parents who are concerned about how their children run or walk. The problem for you is that they are told by countless professionals to do nothing, or sometimes worse, refer them to the wrong specialist. This sets up not only the problem of being able to treat patients who need help, but figuring out how to get them in your office. The […]

Pediatric Footwear What You Need to Know

“Those who specialize in podopediatrics are commonly faced with the challenge of treating not only by proper orthotic or brace control, but also finding the correct shoe to complement the care. The common goal with all pediatric foot orthoses is to help children gain mobility, ultimately giving them a better quality of life.” To Read More, Click on the Article Below:

Spotlight Article on Dr. Louis DeCaro D.P.M

“Dr. Louis J. DeCaro says that when he was flown down to Barry University in Miami for an interview at the end of his junior year in college, he didn’t even know there was such thing as podiatry school. But because of his MCAT results, the Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine (Miami Shores, FL), invited him down and recruited him into their podiatry program.” To Read […]

Dr. DeCaro’s article in Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine

“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 […]

President’s Quarterly Announcement

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 […]

Age Specific Orthotic Protocols For The Podopediatric Patient

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 […]