Safety measures during Covid-19: at Instituto Clavel, we take care of each other

From the beginning of the pandemic, at Instituto Clavel we have been implementing the necessary safety measures to offer our services in a safe environment, protecting both our team and patients. Find out more.

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Foraminal herniation: causes, symptoms and treatment

Foraminal herniations are a less frequent type of disc herniation. The name refers to the location where they occur, in the exit hole of the nerve. The experts at Instituto Clavel explain their main causes, the most common symptoms and the available treatments. 

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Does a sciatic nerve recover? Dr. Català responds.

Instituto Clavel wants to answer all your questions about pathologies of the spine and skull. On this occasion, Dr. Ignasi Català, neurosurgeon and Deputy Director of the Institute, talks about sciatica and its recovery process. 

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How to correct scoliosis in time

Most adults suffering from scoliosis have actually had it since adolescence, but as it not diagnosed or treated properly then, it has continued to worsen and progress. Therefore, early detection is key to correcting scoliosis in time. In this article, the experts at Instituto Clavel will tell you about the various treatments for this spinal pathology. 

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Do you suffer from cervicogenic vertigo? These are the causes and treatments

Pain in the cervical spine and dizziness may be related. Sometimes neck pain can be accompanied by balance disorders. The following article describes what the possible causes are and how to treat it.  

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What is cervical arthroplasty?

Cervical arthroplasty is a surgery by which a degenerated or damaged disc of the cervical spine is replaced with an artificial disc. In this article we explain how this surgery, also known as cervical ADR, is performed, and in which cases it is recommended. 

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The consequences of not having surgery on a herniated disc

If you have been diagnosed with a herniated disc and are controlling the pain with the help of medication, exercise or physical therapy, you should know that, in some cases, this only masks the symptoms. In this article we describe some of the possible consequences of not having surgery in those cases where it would be the best treatment option.  

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