Spine pathologies


How long does lumbago last, and how can it be treated?

Lumbago, or low back pain, is one of the most common spinal pathologies. In fact, according to the WHO, it affects 70% of the population. That’s why here at Instituto Clavel, we’d like to tell you more about it, including how long it lasts and how the pain can be treated.

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Exercises for relief of back pain

Does your back hurt? If so, we recommend trying these exercises for relieving back pain, brought to you by Iria Rabell, our physiotherapist specialized in treating the spine. 

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Back pain and employee sick leave: causes and prevention

Just like it says in the title: back pain is responsible for approximately half the cases of employee sick leave in Spain, especially among office workers. Let Instituto Clavel tell you why and offer some postural hygiene guidelines to prevent it from happening to you too.

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Symptoms and types of scoliosis in people over 50

Adults with scoliosis usually have no symptoms for most of their lives. When symptoms finally appear, it is because the curvature has increased or the adult suffers problems such as degeneration of the spinal discs. In this article, Instituto Clavel provides information about this condition in people over 50 years of age.

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World Spine Day: Tips on taking care of your spine

According to the World Health Organization, 80% of the world's population will suffer back pain at some point in their life. In light of this, on the occasion of World Spine Day, we want to share some recommendations to help you care for this important part of your body. 

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Lumbar arthrodesis surgery: recovery and rehabilitation

After undergoing lumbar arthrodesis or fusion surgery, it is very important to carry out a proper rehabilitation process in order to recover fully. As specialists in the spinal column, we would like to tell you about some of the most effective exercises. 

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