Surgery

07-04-2021

Recovery time after surgery for an L4-L5 herniated disc

One of the most frequent questions that patients ask themselves before undergoing surgery for an L4 - L5 herniated disc, is how long it will take before they can return to their daily activities. Instituto Clavel answers this question here.

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20-01-2021

What are the types of surgery for repairing a herniated disc?

A herniated disc can significantly impair a person’s quality of life. Sometimes, the only way to remedy the situation and alleviate the pain is through surgery. The specialists in neurosurgery from Instituto Clavel explain the importance of a getting a correct diagnosis and what treatment options there are for each case.   

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16-11-2020

Training Grants at Instituto Clavel: The Experience of Elías Javier

Elias Javier, a specialist in orthopedic surgery and traumatology, is the lastest physician to receive the training grant in spine surgery awarded by the Fundación Clavel. We talked to him, so he could tell us how he has lived the experience and everything he has learned during his stay at Instituto Clavel.  

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01-03-2020

Can I do exercise after a disc hernia operation?

A herniated disc can make both daily activities and sports difficult. Therefore, one of the main concerns of people who are considering having an operation to end the pain, is knowing whether they will be able to return to normal exercise later. At Instituto Clavel, specialists in spine surgery, we have confirmed that in a great majority of cases it is possible. Let us tell you about it!

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01-12-2019

Everything you need to know about disc replacement surgery

Disc replacement surgery, or ADR, is a procedure in which a damaged or unhealthy disc is replace by an artificial disc implant. Here at Instituto Clavel we would like you to know all about this surgery, including its advantages and risks. 

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15-11-2019

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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