Visit to Dr Jean-Yves Maigne in Paris


Posted 2009-03-22


I visited Dr Jean-Yves Maigne in Paris (see Doctors and specialists in France) last year for suspected Coccyx injury. Ultimately he very quickly diagnosed me with Pudendal Neuralgia, a diagnosis that proved itself to be correct.

I found Dr Maigne to be very compassionate, extremely professional, and very, very good at his job. He was ever so kind to me, and highly reassuring, especially when he was carrying out a cortisone injection on me. He was very patient, and genuinely believed me when I described my pain (which is more than can be said for the majority of doctors I saw prior to then!)

Thanks to Dr Maigne I finally got a correct diagnosis, and was ultimately able to start the process of finding the treatment that cured me six months later. I cannot recommend him enough.

We followed the advice in Angie's story and hired a camper van so that I could lie down as we drove there. We stayed for two nights at the camping site in the Bois de Boulogne, and it was ideal, as it was just a short distance from Dr Maigne's offices. I highly recommend this solution.

I really recommend not planning to travel for 48 hours after a cortisone injection. We did so, and the pain of the movement of the bus the day after the procedure was pure torture! Give yourself the time to heal before attempting to drive home.

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