Safety measures during Covid-19: at Instituto Clavel, we take care of each other

From the beginning of the pandemic, at Instituto Clavel we have been implementing the necessary safety measures to offer our services in a safe environment, protecting both our team and patients. Find out more.

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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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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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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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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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“I live my life to the fullest,” says a cervical ADR patient just two weeks after surgery

Arsenia Gross began to feel numbness in both arms more than one year ago. After attending her revision, she discovered that she had three cervical disc hernias, which were the cause of this annoying symptom. To end it, she decided to bet on ADR surgery (Artificial Disc Replacement) at Instituto Clavel. She tells us how her experience was.  

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Training Grants at Instituto Clavel: The Experience of Elías Javier

Elias Javier, a specialist in orthopedic surgery and traumatology, is the lastest physician to receive the training grant in spine surgery awarded by the Fundación Clavel. We talked to him, so he could tell us how he has lived the experience and everything he has learned during his stay at Instituto Clavel.  

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