Spine treatments

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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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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10-02-2021

Is it possible to travel to Spain for surgery during the pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to rethink everything. So much so, that many people ask us if it is currently possible to travel to Spain for treatment at Instituto Clavel. To begin with, let us assure you that the answer in most cases is yes! Healthcare is a priority, and it cannot be postponed. In this article, we hope to answer any questions you have about how to make your travel to Spain possible. 

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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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