Spine pathologies

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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15-01-2021

L5-S1 disc herniation: causes, symptoms, and treatments

L5-S1 disc herniation occurs when the spinal disc that functions as a cushion between these two vertebrae degenerates and ruptures, expelling part of its contents. In this article, our experts in spine pathologies at Instituto Clavel explain the causes, symptoms and treatments of this pathology.

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12-01-2021

Sciatica: duration, causes and treatments

Sciatica refers to pain that radiates from the sciatic nerve to the lower back, buttocks, and legs. This pain is a fairly common, and in most cases, it can be remedied without the need for surgery. In this article, we explain how long sciatica usually lasts, what causes it, and how it can be treated.

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01-05-2020

Back pain in children: primary causes and tips on prevention

Back pain in children can occur for various reasons, ranging from bad habits to disease. In this post, the experts in spinal pathologies at Instituto Clavel will explain what the main causes are, offer prevention tips and help you decide when it is necessary to go to the doctor.

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01-04-2020

Lumbar instability: one of the most frequent causes of back pain

Lumbar instability is apathology of the spine in which there is abnormal mobility or an abnormal joint between two or more contiguous vertebrae, and for those who have it, it can be very painful. From Instituto Clavel we’d like to tell you why this condition occurs and how to treat it.

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15-03-2020

What is spondylolisthesis? Everything you need to know about this lesion

Spondylolisthesis is a lesion in which one vertebra slips over another. The experts in pathologies of the spinal column at Instituto Clavel explain more about this affliction here, everything from the most common causes to the types of treatment available.

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