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Predict height by shoe size

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 37 years experience
Sorry...: There is no proven correlation to predict future adult height.
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
No: Shoe size can not predict height . Example my father was 5' 5" with a size 10 shoe. Guess i got my height from, my mothers side!
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Wagner
Podiatry 19 years experience
Shoe size: There is no formula to determine height based on shoe size.
Dr. Janet Kail
29 years experience
No accurate predict.: If a child suddenly has a change in shoe size, this can predict a possible growth spurt happening, but there is no accuracy in using shoe size as a pr... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
Podiatry 24 years experience
Usually...: Maturity in the foot is typically marked by the presence of all the tarsal bones, the closure of the epiphyseal plates (including the secondary site t... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
It can: Different for everyone but very common.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Not reliably: The expected height of a child is the average of the parents height plus 2.5 inches if a male and minus 2.5 inches as a female. That general statement... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Breiner
Podiatry 35 years experience
Around 18: Most of the bones of the foot stop growing around the age of 18. By looking at an x-ray of the foot a doctor can tell if the bone has stopped growing... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Unsure: Shoe size, age and height will not give an accurate estimate of adult height. At 13 i was 5'10' with a shoe size of 9 and I am 6'1'. My son had a sh... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Smith
Podiatry 30 years experience
Shoe size : Shoe size 8 is about average for woman in the usa but you can't predict height from shoe size us average womans height is 5 feet 4 inches.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 45 years experience
A tall order.: Difficult to tell with the information given. You might take a good look at your parents, because more than likely , you will be some where in the vic... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Observation: At 15 yrs your son is nearing end of adolescent growth spurt which for boys occurs thru age 18 yrs. The bone growth plates begin to fuse eg. (closure)... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
You're fine: Life is too difficult already to worry about whether your feet are disproportionately large. This is not a sign of any illness, and we're certainly no... Read More
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