Turf Toe Inserts are Doctor Recommended because they are ideal for treating Turf Toe. The steel shoe insert acts as a means of immobilizing the toe joint to prevent it from bending during walking and sports, thus aiding the healing process. These Turf Toe steel insoles combine the benefits of a special spring steel insert with the cushioning of a padded top. These inserts are used to help prevent and correct Metatarsophalangeal (M.P.) joint injuries.