Discussion - Where do I start ? Anyone known a good LGMD specialist in MD/DC/VA ?

Dear myMDA members,
       My symptoms have now progressed enough for me to want a diagnosis. I'm a 41 year old male. About 3 years ago, I noticed quite suddenly that my gait had changed, and that I had to concentrate to walk. I found myself always holding the handrail while walking up and down stairs. Walking downstairs became VERY painful, burning in my legs. Any lifting or exsetion was impossible. So was running. I ignored it, and the symptoms lessened a little. I