Spine pathologies

29-03-2021

Low back pain with sciatica: what are the causes?

Low back pain with sciatica, or lumbosciatica, manifests with low back pain that radiates to the lower limbs. It is a fairly common pathology with a variety of causes. In this article, Instituto Clavel reviews the most common causes. 

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01-03-2021

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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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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