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Health Tip: Fit Your Teen's Feet

(HealthDay News) -- Trying to find the right athletic shoes to fit your teen's growing feet?

The American Podiatric Medical Association offers these guidelines for choosing a teen's athletic footwear:

  • Choose the right shoes for a specific activity, such as basketball shoes or running shoes.

  • Take your teen to a store that specializes in athletic shoes.

  • Choose shoes that fit well in all areas of the foot and offer plenty of support.

  • Inspect the tread and replace the shoes when they show signs of wear.