Spine treatments


“I feel like I can do everything”, Gabriela tells us her story three months after L5 S1 disc replacement surgery

Gabriela Figueroa first began suffering low back pain 8 years ago. At only 36 years old, she was diagnosed with a herniated disc at the L5 S1 level, and the only possible treatment she could find in her home country, Guatemala, was fusion surgery. Then, she learned of the option of disc replacement surgery at the Instituto Clavel, and she decided to travel to Spain for the operation. This is her story. 

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How to sleep after having a disc hernia operation

After spinal surgery, the patient may have to change some daily habits in order to speed recovery and avoid risks. How will it affect the way you sleep? Instituto Clavel wants you to know. 

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Neck pain: 10 tips on how to prevent it

Neck pain is one of the most common health complaints. Most people suffer from it some time in their life. The good news is that, in many cases, it can be prevented by making some simple changes to daily habits. Here are some tips from our medical team on how you can prevent this problem. 

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Artificial disc implants: frequently asked questions

Many patients have questions about the prosthetic implants used for cervical and lumbar disc replacement surgery. At Instituto Clavel, we are specialists in arthroplasty or disc replacement surgery (ADR), and we are happy to answer those questions here.

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Rehabilitation after lumbar stenosis surgery

Stenosis in the lumbar spine sometimes requires surgery. The experts at Instituto Clavel explain the what recovery is like after this surgery. 

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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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