Specialty Physician Consultation – 1 hour examination and assessment with related review and treatment recommendations for Shin Splints. Shin splints, medial tibial stress syndrome, refers to pain along the shinbone (tibia), the lUSAe bone in the front of your lower leg. The pain is caused by an overload on the shinbone and the connective tissues that attach your muscles to the bone. It is a common, running-related injury. The 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.