This is possibly nerve related, but where it is coming from is difficult to tell without testing. It might be from your low back L5-S1, or the sciatic nerve, or even a Morton's neuroma. Your neurologist can probably be more help.
Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on March 12, 2005 at 13:24:49:
The Shin Splint Compression Wrap applies gentle pressure on soft tissue next to the tibia (shin bone), helping prevent additional tearing of the soft tissue away from the tibia. Compression not only reduces additional damage, it alleviates pain and enhances the healing process.