I'm not a fan of any of these new and improved/raised shoes and I adamantly oppose it. I feel that they do more damage than good in the long run. Look at man ( and women ) after millions of years of running .... until the beyond ridiculous and unnecessary development of the latest greatest in shoe technology that has been in the rise in the last 25 years, shoes where simple and served the simple purpose of getting to point a to point to b and I'm under the presumption that athete's weren't any better now with the latest and greatest shoe than before ( But the Nike Jordans still kicked everyone's ass !!! ). I'm no expert by any means, have you seen a podiatrist for your shin problems ??? it could be as simple as getting you a decent pair of orthotics and a nice pair of shoes that is simple and effective and doesn't have a heel and is raised like a womens pump.
enjoy the read as well