Last week, the Institut Català del Peu had a day of tests of biomechanical assessments with skiers from the Andorran Skiing Federation, with Elia Villa, from the Mobile Andorra Clinic, through its Biomechanical Department of high sporting performance, (Fitmetric). The number of Andorran Federations which are more realized of the great import of biomechanics, is […]
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), Boss of the Official Biomechanical Unit of the Catalan Tennis Federation, 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 Köenen’s tumor is a benign and painless lesion which has its origin in the nail matrix. This tumor appears in the eponychium with an elongated and ovoid shape and a cornified free extremity and it takes up a space of the proximal side of the nail. It has a pink or brownish-gray color. The […]
The biomechanical team of the Institut Català del Peu, Fitmetric, was this week in the Montmeló circuit with the motorcycling team of Super Bikes 600 and 1000 cc Easy Race of Spain’s Championship with Michael Torres and his riders. Michael Torres is manager of some riders of Easy Race who also conducts the physical training […]
The Institut Català del Peu steps forward in order to revolutionize the field of the sporting biomechanics in Barcelona. The biomechanical staff of the Institut is making progress day by day with the sporting biomechanical plan, Fitmetric. After nearly these 3 years of hard work developing this plan, it has been shaping step by step. […]
Recently, the Institut Català del Peu, has signed an agreement of collaboration with Altra brand, expert in running sporty shoes, especially trail. As you will know, in Catalonia there is a great acceptance for this kind of running, the trail running. It also has a large number of good runners of this kind, who, some […]
The last September 11th 2021, “La Vanguardia” published an item about the new plan of the Institut Català del Peu which is about sporting biomechanics called “Fitmetric”. This plan is addressed to the analysis of movement and the performance of sportsmen and sportswomen from different disciplines through specific technology, apart from new formative courses in […]