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(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.