Beyond ARTHRITIS SOCKS

Engineered Foot Protection

  • Constructed with THOR•LON® fibers for superior softness, resilience, durability and moisture-wicking for drier, better feeling feet.

  • Low profile toe seam won’t rub or irritate feet

  • Unique padding specifically designed for everyday activities, clinically shown to reduce blisters, pain, pressures and moisture for maximum protection.

  • Flat knit instep and cushioned arch for a better fit and support for more comfort.

  • Over-the-Calf length has supportive top with tighter elastic to help reduce “tired” feeling feet and legs.

  • Crew and min-crew lengths have relaxed fit at top for added stretch and more comfort.

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For Feet That Hurt

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Your Feet Will Feel Better Or Your Money Back®

Health & Wellness Arthritis socks

Clinically-Tested Padded Socks For Feet That Hurt

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*See Below for more information.

Padding Clinically Shown to Reduce Foot Pain for People with Arthritis 

Thorlos’ uniquely constructed padding has been clinically shown to provide pain relief and reduce pressures that plague feet affected by rheumatoid arthritis. If you are among the 50 million Americans with rheumatoid arthritis, you will appreciate the guaranteed benefits of clinically-tested Thorlos padded socks, with padding clinically shown to reduce blisters, pain, pressures and moisture. According to the Arthritis Foundation, arthritis—in all its forms—is a more frequent cause of activity limitation than heart disease, cancer or diabetes, and one in three people with arthritis experiences work limitations. Countless more are in constant pain.

The structural changes to the foot that accompany the progression of arthritis — e.g., joint damage, foot deformity, hammer toes, bunions — make feet vulnerable to pain and further damage even with mild impact. Thorlos unique padding acts as a protective shield against jarring impacts, which can be painful, from walking on hard surfaces as well as up and down stairs. While the pain-reduction research results were based on rheumatoid arthritis sufferers, we have a large amount of anecdotal evidence that the padding reduces foot aches and pain generally.

Thorlos CTPS Will Help You Stay Active

Arthritis often causes foot pain and other problems that severely restrict mobility. Thorlos clinically-tested padded socks (CTPS) help you stay active and function to the best of your ability. With Thorlos, your walking/mobility program—a key to maintaining function and reducing arthritis foot pain and other symptoms—will be easier on your joints, and potentially more enjoyable.  

Satisfied Wearers Say It Best

Here are what some of our customers with arthritis are saying about Thorlos CTPS:

“I have terrible feet, with many problems such as arthritis, bunions, hammer toes, martin toes and neuropathy. I am prone to blisters, calluses and pressure points on my feet. Since wearing these  socks ,my problems have been alleviated considerably and generally just feel better. These  socks allow me to do more physical activity because my feet don’t poop out on me.” John S.

 “I bought these to wear with my CROW boot AFO which I wear for my for Charcot ankle/foot. They are perfect, fit to knee and great padding on the Achilles tendon. Help my poor old worn out arthritic foot also by providing padding and wicking away of moisture.” Terri M.

 “I purchased these for my daughter, an assistant store manager for large grocery chain, when she was diagnosed with reactive rheumatoid arthritis in her feet and hands. They helped immensely during her long recovery time, which confirmed my love of these  socks. She is sold on these  socks forever now.” Regina C.

“These socks are a major comfort for my feet which suffer from arthritis among other problems. The soft, springy construction provides buffering as well as support. They are comfortable in summer and winter and are so durable that the initial cost is easily justified.” Helen M.

Still Have Questions?

We invite you to call 704-902-1406 to discuss how Thorlos can make a difference in your life with Jeff Lawson, who has been managing his own rheumatoid arthritis for the past 30+ years.

Recommended Products

Every person’s arthritis manifests differently,  so it’s not possible to recommend an “arthritis sock” per se. What you can do is identify where your pain tends to be, and how your daily and recreational activities impact that pain. Then you can choose the right clinically-tested Thorlos for you.

If you need:

Ball – Heel Protection:  Clinically-tested Thorlos PADDS will protect and cushion the bottom of the foot.

Ball – Heel – Instep Protection:  Thorlos clinically-tested padded walking socks will protect and cushion the bottom of the foot, and provides extra padding protection for the top arch area of the foot.

Ball – Heel – Top-of-Toe Protection: Thorlos clinically-tested padded tennis socks will protect and cushion the bottom of the foot and the top of toes…provides extra toe protection for those with moderate/severe hammer toes.

Ball – Heel – Achilles Protection:  Thorlos clinically-tested padded basketball socks will protect and cushion the bottom of the foot…provides extra padding from the heel up through the lower Achilles tendon.

Curious but not yet convinced whether Thorlos CTPS can help you address your foot pain? We invite you to try your first pair free…just paying shipping and handling.

Click this link to see our FIRST PAIR FREE OFFER.

If you have arthritis, your feet are at risk and you need the best foot protection possible. We recommend that you wear only our clinically-tested padded socks (CTPS), not our Lite Padded Socks (LPS).

Proper Fitting Is Critical

You will maximize the benefits of Thorlos padding by having your shoes properly fitted with your Thorlos padded socks at the shoe store. See instructions here: “How to Fit Thorlos with Footwear.”

30-Day Guarantee: Thorlos Brand Promise

Our promise to you: Your feet will feel better in Thorlos clinically-tested padded socks or your money back®!.

* THORLO donated padded socks for this seminal study, which was published in the International Journal of Clinical Foot Science Vol. 1, in 1992.

Reviews for Thorlos ARTHRITIS

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: HRX

    HRX is super.

    07/25/15

    These socks are so soft, have just the right amount of padding for comfortable walking and daily wear. They wash very well, holding their shape. Excellent craftsmanship! I am so happy I discovered this sock. I am a long time Thorlos user. Customer service is outstanding and shipping is fast.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: HRX

    Soft and cushy socks

    07/24/15

    Bought these socks at the recommendation of brother-in-law. I have problems with sore feet - I worry about diabetic foot concerns. These socks are soft and cushy with no inside seams to rub feet. I've only washed once, so I don't know how they'll stand up to repeated washings, but my brother-in-law's very used socks still look and feel like almost new.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: HRX

    Great sock - wrong size shipped.

    07/23/15

    I like the socks. However, the wrong size was shipped and theyare too big to wear. the heel is inches above my Achilles heel.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: HRX

    Very comfortable!!

    07/23/15

    Having Diabetes, I experience some foot discomfort. It has been a welcome change with these socks. I can attest they do make a difference. Looking to buy another pair soon.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: HRMX

    funny feet

    07/21/15

    My feet have been feeling "funny" for over year. I bring this to my doctor's attention and he prescribes gabapentin. It helped. I just found that I am not diabetic, but I still have that funny feeling in my feet. I decided to try the the socks for diabetes. I loved those so much I ordered more. Or thought I did. These are not the same socks, but they accomplish the same thing...my feet no longer feel funny when I put them on. Now it doesn't say if 10 is definetly would reccomend, but that is what I'm going with...

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: HRMX

    Great cushioning

    07/20/15

    These socks just feel wonderful on my feet. I wear them every day with running shoes, and never have problems with blisters or other issues. Thorlos rock!

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: HRX

    Really Comfortable

    07/19/15

    Soft, easy to put on, good to the feet, these socks are excellent. I'll not buy another brand.....

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: HRX

    best for walking and anything else

    07/19/15

    " i'm king of the world"

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: HRMX

    My feet feel so much better!

    07/18/15

    It is a world of difference. Love these socks! I have nerve damage from diabetes and these socks make walking so much better. Thanks for these great socks!!!!

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: HRMX

    Does not slide down into shoes

    07/18/15

    I was prepared to be disappointed once more so I had low expectations when ordering these for the first time. I wanted socks that were comfortable and that would not slide down into my shoe when walking vigorously. I have not had much success finding these. I used this pair every second day for over a week and washed them after each use. I was so thrilled with the results, I ordered 6 more pairs. They have now become my favorite socks. Great quality too.