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10 things to know about lumbar scoliosis

Lumbar scoliosis has some specific characteristics that distinguish it from other spinal deformities. In this post, we review the symptoms, causes, and treatments for this type of scoliosis, as well as some lesser known facts about it.

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15-07-2024

10 things to know about lumbar scoliosis

Lumbar scoliosis has some specific characteristics that distinguish it from other spinal deformities. In this post, we review the symptoms, causes, and treatments for this type of scoliosis, as well as some lesser known facts about it.

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04-07-2024

Pinched lumbar nerve: symptoms, causes, and treatment

A pinched lumbar nerve can occur for a variety of reasons when a nerve in the lowest area of the spine becomes compressed. This can lead to severe pain and other symptoms that interfere with a person's quality of life. Prompt diagnosis and treatment can make all the difference.

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14-06-2024

Back pain, a common health complaint

Back pain is a widespread concern that affects 80% of individuals at some point in their lives, with its prevalence notably higher in women and older adults. Discover how to manage it with tips on posture, mattress selection, and exercises, and when it's crucial to seek medical attention.

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10-06-2024

Qualities of a good patient companion

When you or someone you care for is hospitalized, it has an emotional impact, and affects both the patient and their family. If the patient needs to stay in the hospital for several weeks, it’s important for them to have a companion they can count on for support and to help them better cope with their time in the hospital.

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03-06-2024

I have a bump on my back, is that normal?

When a bump or lump appears on the back, it can be due to any of several different causes, so the best thing to do is to see your family doctor to have it checked out. Your doctor will evaluate the bump based on examination and your medical history. The doctor will order additional tests if needed, and, if necessary, will refer you to a specialist.

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24-04-2024

An innovative treatment to alleviate Parkinson's symptoms

Although there is no cure as yet for Parkinson's disease, thanks to ongoing progress in medicine there are ways to treat its symptoms and improve the patient's quality of life. One example of this is electrical stimulation, an innovative treatment we use at Instituto Clavel with highly effective results. In this article, we'll tell you about it.

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