Luís Utrilla Ramírez from the Real Tennis Club Barcelona, who is the champion of Junior tennis in Spain, has recently visited us. We have made to our Junior tennis champion a biomechanical survey and also a checkup of plantar supports, in order to assess his sporting gesture and to keep his performance, as maximum as […]
Podiatry in barcelona – Institut Català del Peu
We are pleased to introduce our corporate entity to you. It is the very first Centre in Catalonia that gathers all the health specialities involved in foot care under one roof.
Over the years, my personal experience has taught me the need for seamless communication among different health professionals in cases where the patient requires the interaction of different disciplines, thereby raising the possibilities of success.
Ourtherapeutic methodologyis based on theprevention, diagnosis andtreatment of all kindsof pathologiesby making use ofthe latest technologiesand keeping an ever present holistic perspective.
The aims set out by the I.C.P.are not simply limited totherapeutictreatmentbut also extend to teaching.
Our teachingsideisfocused ontraining courses, which are open to allhealth professionals, conferences, prevention programmes, publications, and so on.
We presentthis pageas a sourceof informationand collaborationamonghealth professionalsand Internet userswho are interested inthe worldof the foot andits interactionwith different disciplines.
Throughour articles, we would like to publish andrevealthe enormouscomplexity surroundingthe foot,both in terms ofpreventionof diseases and the latest cutting-edge treatments applied in theI.C.P.
This is an open page through which we invitehealth professionals to publish theirown articles,suggesttopics or give opinions, or simply comment on acasewhere there are certain doubtsand where opinions can be exchanged.
Miguel Ángel Baños Bernad Director I. C. P.
He is Director of the “Institut Català del Peu” (Catalan Foot Institute), lecturer at the “Universitat de Barcelona” (UB) or Barcelona University (Podiatric teaching) and a Member of the International Science and Technology Academy. He holds a Master and Postgraduate degrees in Podiatric Surgery (UB), a Postgraduate Degree in Biomechanics (UB) and a degree in Anthropology. He was decorated with the “Gran Creu al Mèrit Acadèmic”(The Grand Cross for Academic Merit) awarded by the AICT in 2011.
The sportswoman Anna Boada, specializing in w2 rowing, who was classified in the sixth place in the final of rowing in the modality of two people without wheelhouse, in her participation in The Río de Janeiro Olympic Games and with a gold medal in the last European Regatta of Olympic classification in Lucerna (Switzerland), […]
The Institut Català del Peu organizes on 24th and 25th March 2017 the second conference about the diagnosis and treatments of foot in sport. This conference will take place in Palau Macaya, Passeig de Sant Joan, 108 Barcelona. This event is sponsored by Catalana of Podiatry, Herbitas, Isdin Laboratories and also with the collaboration of […]
The newspaper “La Vanguardia” conducts an interview to Miquel Àngel Baños Bernad, manager of the Institut Català del Peu, about prevention and treatment of pathologies of the lower extremity in physical activity. In the next link, you will find the publication of the interview: Salud&bienestar
The neurofibromatosis is an alteration of the nervous system which affect directly in the growth and development of neural cells. These alterations cause the development of tumors in nerves, as well as osseous deformities and changes in the skin. These tumors are not usually malignant, although they can cause serious aesthetic problems. They are genetically […]
It is considered to any benign tumor formed mainly by blood vessels (hemangioma) or by lymph vessels (lymphangioma). The hemangioma is a nevus or cutaneous pigmentation which is not hereditary and it appears since birth where the dilation of blood vessels causes a staining in the skin between purplish or reddish. The port-wine stain is […]