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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Beyond Socks

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®

  • 3 out of 5

    Style: HRX

    very thick

    06/29/15

    little too thick,hard to put shoes on ,

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: HRX

    Great for the diabetic foot

    06/29/15

    The black ones are great to wear to work and my feet stay dry and comfortable.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: HRX

    Never going back!

    06/29/15

    I bought these socks for my diabetic husband. He loves them and wears them to work every day. If we get behind on laundry he wants the socks done in the first load. Guess I need to get a few more pairs!

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: HRX

    Cushy n Comfy

    06/29/15

    Happy!

  • 4 out of 5

    Style: HRMX

    Too expensive for not being great

    06/28/15

    These socks are comfortable but not so superior to other socks to warrant such a price

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: HRMX

    Ease Painful Feet

    06/27/15

    Relieved. My feet stay dry, able to breathe and provide support inside your shoe. I will be ordering these socks in other colors.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: HRMX

    best around

    06/26/15

    I have special foot issues (multi surgeries) and it is very tender so I need a thick sock. These are like no other. And I am a rather savvy shopper so to spend a lot on a pair of socks. Will every time I need more.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: HRX

    Great Socks, But Wrong Size

    04/24/15

    Getting than on was a struggle, and wearing them for several hours a numbing experience. If they don't loosen up after several wash cycles, I intend either to exchange them or to reorder in a larger size.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: HRX

    I've never felt anything like it

    04/19/15

    I feel like I'm walking on cotton!

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: HRMX

    Most comfortable socks ever!

    04/19/15

    Great.