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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30-09-2021

When is it necessary to use a scoliosis brace?

An orthopedic brace is one of the most effective treatment options for idiopathic scoliosis in children. Here, we explain what it is, which cases it is recommended for, and how it works. 

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13-09-2021

Scoliosis surgery: what you need to know

When faced with the prospect of scoliosis surgery, it’s normal to have many questions. In this article we share our answers to the questions we are most frequently asked. 

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06-09-2021

Lumbar disc replacement: advantages over fusion surgery

When a herniated lumbar disc requires surgery, at Instituto Clavel we are committed to using artificial disc replacement surgery (ADR) whenever possible, because of the advantages it offers to the patient. In this article, we explain in detail what those advantages are compared to the alternative of lumbar fusion surgery. 

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30-08-2021

C5-C6 cervical disc herniation: causes, symptoms and treatments

This article offers information about C5-C6 cervical disc herniation from the experts in spinal pathologies at Instituto Clavel. In this article we explain the main causes of this pathology, the symptoms, and the various treatment options. 

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24-08-2021

Trigeminal nerve pain: symptoms, causes, and treatments

Trigeminal nerve pain, or trigeminal neuralgia, can be confused with other pathologies.  We think it’s a good idea for you to know more about it so you can see a specialist and get the most appropriate treatment for your case. 

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19-08-2021

Lumbar Microdiscectomy: recovery and recommendations

Lumbar microdiscectomy surgery is a treatment for a herniated lumbar disc that compresses a nerve root. It is a minimally invasive spine surgery in which damaged tissue is removed. In this article, we describe the operation, and what to expect in the recovery process, including some recommendations to keep in mind. 

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