The leukonychia consists of the appearance of white spots in the nail and it can be congenital or acquired. There are different reasons which cause the leukonychia, like for example, repeated traumatisms at the level of the nail fold, manicures, the use of detergents or the lack of zinc or another nutrients in the body. […]
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.
Alex Millán Gómez, the bright young hope of the Spanish motorcycling and currently rider of Premoto 4 category, as well as a losing finalist in 85cc of the Catalan championship of 2016 Supermotard, visits the Institut Català del Peu in order to make a biomechanical survey and the ergonomics of the position.
The Institut Català del Peu has recently signed an agreement with Unió Esportiva Sant Ildefons in order to take care of the podiatric therapy of their players during this football season. This agreement includes the attendance not only in the sports city but also in the installations of the Institut Català del Peu. We would […]
The Achilles tendon joins the soleus muscle and the gemellus to the calcaneal bone and its main function is the elevation of the heel of the foot from the ground. It is the thickest and strongest tendon in our body and it inserts in the lower area by an anchorage to the calcaneal bone. It […]
The “La Vanguardia” newspaper interviews Miguel Ángel Baños Bernad, manager of the Institut Català del Peu, about how to detect and to treat a postural alteration of a person in order to reduce the risk of possible injuries. In the next link, you will find the publication of the interview: Salud&bienestar
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 […]