Beyond Diabetic 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

During or after your activity

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Beyond Socks

For Feet That Do Not Hurt

During or after your activity

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Your Feet Will Feel Better Or Your Money Back®

Health & Wellness Padds® socks

Clinically-Tested Padded Socks For Feet That Hurt

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Protect Your Feet With Clinically-Tested Thorlos PADDS

Thorlos PADDS provide foot protection and comfort to people with diabetes whose feet are not at immediate risk of ulceration or amputation (If your feet are ulcerated or at immediate risk of ulceration or amputation, talk with your healthcare or foot health professional immediately regarding appropriate sockwear and footwear). They’re also recommended for people with arthritis or low-to-moderate foot pain and/or foot conditions such as blisters.

"I am a diabetic and your new PADDS socks are what I have been looking for for years. I love all lengths of the PADDS but I am partial to the Mini-Crews. They are so comfortable and protective. Thank you for developing them." Ann J.

In ground-breaking studies, Thorlos padding was clinically shown to reduce blisters, pain, pressures and moisture that could set the stage for serious diabetes-related foot conditions such as ulcers that can lead to foot amputation. It does this by absorbing the impact of every step you take, lessening the effects of the friction forces that are generated with more vigorous activity and keeping moisture at the proper level for optimal foot health. PADDS are part of our clinically-tested padded socks (CTPS) product line.

"For those with neuropathy in the feet, these are the most comfortable socks I have found." Terry J.

Thorlos unique padding provides dense cushioned support to cushion and protect the bottom of feet that have lost soft tissue—particularly fat pads—something that occurs naturally with time and activity. Our padding is positioned in exactly the right anatomical places to provide protection for the ball and heel so your feet feel profoundly comfortable.

Watch our Thorlos PADDS design video to see how we engineer comfort, resilience and moisture-wicking properties into every pair of Thorlos PADDS.

"These socks are heaven. They help me stay on my feet longer and get more done." Joy B.

Fitting is Critically Important to Your Foot Health

Be sure to wear your Thorlos PADDS casual socks when you shop for new shoes, and bring any orthotic recommended by your doctor or a foot health professional with you to ensure an integrated fit. See our fitting video to learn more.

…my feet feel great all day. I wouldn't ever think of having any other brand of sock in my sock drawer! Well worth a little extra cash, especially since they last almost forever! Craig P.

American Made Craftsmanship

All Thorlos are made in the USA.

"I will never own another pair of socks other than Thorlo. They are comfortable, supportive, and durable."  Aimee B.

Thorlos MEDDS® for Feet At Risk of Ulceration

Thorlos MEDDS® are available by prescription only for people with diagnosed diabetes whose feet are at risk of ulceration or amputation. Call us toll-free (888-846-7567) to discuss the process for obtaining this product.

If you have diabetes, 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).

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.

30-Day No-Risk Brand Promise Guarantee

Wear Thorlos PADDS for 30 days. If your feet don’t feel better than in regular socks, return them to THORLO for a full refund.

Don’t hesitate to contact us if you need help choosing the best PADDS for you or with any other other questions. Our knowledgeable on-site customer service team will be happy to help you. Call us at 888-846-7567.

Reviews for Thorlos PADDS®

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: HRX

    Long lasting and comfortable

    07/31/15

    I have been wearing these since I first found them at SAS, maybe 20 years ago.I walk miles a day. There is nothing out there like them!

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: HRX

    Best Socks Ever

    07/29/15

    I feel comfortable!

  • 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"