Health Tip: Fit Your Teen's Feet08/14/13
(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
- 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
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