Specialty Physician Consultation – 1 hour examination and assessment with related review and treatment recommendations for Back and Disc Problems, back pain and shoes orthopedic. Ruptured spinal discs are one of the most common back problems. A shooting, stabbing pain that shoots from your back or buttocks into your leg, often associated with numbness or weakness of your leg and foot is most frequently caused by a ruptured disc in the lower back. Most ruptured discs respond to nonsurgical treatment including physical therapy. When is ineffective, back surgery may be necessary. The total cost includes a one hour consultation with a specialist. Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists and cost of complication management; travel, food and lodging.