The Institut Català del Peu realized on November the 10th in Casa Valencia in Barcelona the first multidisciplinary conferences about the pediatric foot. This scientific event had a good result on the part of the different health disciplines. We would like to thank to all the speakers for their wide knowledge and experience showed in […]
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 Institut Català del Peu recently signed an agreement with the Santboiana Sporting Union, to take responsibility for the podiatric therapy of the rugby players. The signing of the treaty took place in October between the representatives of both entities, Mr. Miquel Martínez (chairperson of the Santboiana Sporting Union and Mr. Miquel Ángel Baños (Manager […]
The Institut Català del Peu has signed an agreement with UD Bellvitge Unification (the Second Division B), in order to treat the podiatric care of the team, making tasks of sporting ergonomics and the prevention of possible injuries. Congratulations to all the football players and we wish them a lot of success on next competitions!
The plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of a membrane or stripe of connective tissue called fascia. It is located in the sole of the foot and it takes in from the calcaneal to the proximal phalanges. The fascia is made up of producing cells of structural elements of the conjunctive tissue, a fundamental liquid substance […]
The Institut Català del Peu organizes “The multidisciplinary conferences about the pediatric foot” on November the 10th . These conferences will take place in Casa Valencia (Córcega street, 335 first floor, 08037 Barcelona) and will call a group of extremely prestigious professionals together in the field of the foot and the lower extremity in childhood. […]
The English abbreviations AFO means “ankle and foot orthesis”. An AFO or thermoplastic antiechino splint has several tasks depending on the medical directions, although its main feature is to avoid the condition of “drop foot”. This flaccidity of the ankle is caused by such disparate pathologies, like traumatisms or peripheral nerves, diabetes, poliomyelitis, multiple sclerosis, […]