I am thinking of seeing a neurologist for my FM. I normally wouldn't think about this, however, my integrative doc has not helped me with a few problems and neither has two different rheumatologists. I have deep bruised like muscle pains in both of my hips/buttocks. This pain is causing a lot of burning sensations and my hips, upper thighs can sometimes feel like they are on fire. The pain is always there, but when I try to exercise, or I have been walking more, it is much worse, hence the reason so many of us, I suspect, have an intolerance to exercsise. To be fair, I did have surgery in my right hip/buttock area to remove a large lipoma, so this area is much worse and it could be the result of trauma from surgery, but I had burning pain there all the time, just worse now. I had a CT scan of the right hip, MRI of the area, nothing was revealed. I also had a Kennalog shot given by the rheumy which did not help either. Physical therapy was recommended, but I had a HORRIBLE physical therapist who refused to use ultrasound on me and wanted me to do exercises that I just can't do right now. Warm pool therapy is not available to me either. It is the burning and hot feeling in my hips that bother me most. Feels like a hot poker is in them or something. I am strongly feeling this could be some kind of neuropathy or nerve irritation. Getting desperate. Only problem is this, I know some neurologists like to prescribe Elavil, prednisone or neurontin, all these drugs would be out of the question for me, so maybe I just shouldn't go. Confused and not sure. Anyone out there with any good results from a neurologist? Hugs to all, Chelz.