August 13, 2013
Health Tip: Fit Your Teen's Feet
Use a dedicated shoe for your child's sport
(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.