Vince DeVito Specialty Footwear and Orthotics - retail services

By: Vince Devito  09-12-2011

The shoe repair division offers complete shoe and repair service:
  Footwear Sales and ServiceOur mission—to provide the people of Nelson and area with some of the finest footwear available—has been built on a family history of over 80 years of service and quality. We know feet and we know shoes. Why trust your comfort to anything less? The DeVito family has been in business for over 82 years. Vince’s grandfather emigrated from Italy in 1916. A shoemaker in the old country, he applied his trade in Trail, opening the original DeVito Shoe Repair store in 1926.Vince’s father, Buddy, carried on the business in the original family location in Trail until 1986. Vince opened the Nelson location of DeVito Shoe Repair in 1980 making Vince the third generation of DeVitos in the shoe business. The original store stood at 347 Baker Street, relocating to 411 Hall Street in September 1995, where the store still exists today.  

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Vince DeVito Specialty Footwear and Orthotics - orthotics services

The Kootenay Pedorthic Clinic offers a wide array of pedorthic services including foot assessment, range of motion, gait analysis, custom casted orthotics, casting for orthopedic footwear, over the counter foot supports and inserts to help alleviate debilitating conditions. Come in for an assessment and see what you can learn about your feet and how they are really the foundation of your body. Remember there is no perfect foot shape.


Vince DeVito Specialty Footwear and Orthotics - orthotics products

We may choose to try a simple product off the shelf, a custom device, new shoes, bracing, custom ankle supports or some exercises. This is why a proper assessment by a Certified Pedorthist can be of great help. We don’t make orthotics because we can; we make them because we should. Many foot ailments can benefit with simple over-the-counter devices. We have a variety of products that assist in treatment.


Vince DeVito Specialty Footwear and Orthotics - retail products

As proper fit makes a huge difference to your comfort, we also specialize in the “hard to fit” sizes. All of our footwear is available in a variety of widths and fittings. We carry several quality lines of footwear. Shoes (quality work boots made in America.