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 […]

ACFAP 2015 Pediatric Foot & Ankle Conference

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 President, Dr. DeCaro, Readies for Inaugural Annual Meeting

“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 […]