I have "shin splints" in my right leg - both the anterio-medial aspect of my tibia and the postero-lateral aspect of my tibia, so they can collectively be referred to as "tibial stress syndrome." Because they are so severe, I am having to use bilateral crutches and not bear any weight on my right lower extremity.
When I found this product on the internet I understood how it would be perfect for someone with certain lower extremity conditions, but, to be honest, I wasn't quite sure how it would work for me because my injury involves the tibia bone. However, I was so desperate I wanted to give it a try.
Unfortunately, I was correct and it did not relieve my tibia pain. However, I am giving the device a 5-star rating because although it did not work for me due to my severe shin splints, I was able to easily return the device and received a full refund (minus $25 handling charge) --- and, I think it will work perfectly for most other lower extremities (e.g., ankle injuries / surgery).
FYI: If you have severe shin splints as I do, you're likely going to have to do what I am doing: non-weight bear for up to 2 to 6 weeks using bilateral crutches. Sorry!
Sharon Fair, PT (physical therapist)