It is neccessary to operate on a benign brain tumor?

Benign brain tumors are primary, noncancerous tumors. Their growth is much slower and they are usually respectful of nearby brain tissue, but they can produce symptoms and can evolve over time. The neurosurgeons at Instituto Clavel explain here if it is necessary to operate on a benign brain tumor or not.

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10-07-2020

I would recommend ADR surgery without hesitation,” states Damian Negron

Damian Negron had been suffering from cervical and lumbar pain due to degenerative disc disease in both areas for years. He needed a solution, but the options in the US were very invasive and not convincing. In addition, as  a Johovah’s Witness, he had specific needs that have to be discussed and agreed beforehand with doctors. He therefore sought other alternatives and decided to travel to Spain to undergo an artificial disc replacement (ADR) surgery at Instituto Clavel.

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19-06-2020

Undergoing elective surgery during the pandemic: Luis Pareja talks about his trip from the Dominican Republic to Spain

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to put many plans on hold; but if there is something that cannot wait, that is health. We talked to Luis Pareja, a resident of the Dominican Republic who did not hesitate to travel to Spain to get rid of his low back pain at Instituto Clavel.  

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16-06-2020

Training Grants in Spine Surgery: specialize at the Instituto Clavel

Once again the Fundación Clavel has opened its call for applications for training grants in spine surgery at the Instituto Clavel, the leading center for this type of interventions worldwide. If you are a doctor and would like to train in this specialty, here you will find all you need to know.

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15-06-2020

Caring for your back in the summer - 4 tips from experts

Summer can be a critical time for your back. High temperatures and changes in habits in our routine are some of the main problems, so it’s a good idea to keep in mind a series of guidelines to avoid risks. Take note of these recommendations on caring for your back in the summer, from the experts at Instituto Clavel.

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09-06-2020

Spine surgery during the COVID-19 crisis: the experience of an Italian patient at Instituto Clavel

The COVID-19 crisis forced us to postpone many personal and professional events. However, we know that pathologies need to be treated without delay, that’s why we’ve adopted measures to ensure both our team and the patient is safe and our operation rooms have been available since April 27th. Meet Daniele Valenti, an Italian patient who came from Italy for a lumbar microdiscectomy at Instituto Clavel Barcelona.

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01-06-2020

The human nervous system: parts and main functions

At the Instituto Clavel, as experts in neurosurgery, we would like you to understand one of the fundamental parts of your body: the nervous system, which consists of the set of structures that manage the proper functioning of the body.

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