The Institut Català del Peu has signed an agreement with the ISS Athletics Hospitalet in order to treat the podiatric problems of the athletes. The main goal of the Institut Català del Peu is the prevention of certain injuries through checkups of the sporting biomechanics. Our aim is to break records and posture improvements. […]
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.
“La Vanguardia” newspaper interviews Miquel Àngel Baños Bernad, Manager of the Institut Català del Peu. He says in this interview that it is very important to visit a podiatrist from early ages. The issue is entitled: “It is not advisable for a baby to wear shoes when he still doesn’t crawl or walk. You can […]
A few days ago, It was a pleasure for us to make some tests to the athlete Darío Sirerol in order to improve his performance. Darío Sirerol is Spain’s triple jump ex-champion and the third athlete classified in the Catalonia’s Clubs Championship (Final “A”) during the year 2015-2016. We appreciate his trust in us since […]
The Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome is a congenital affectation of the osseous development of the blood vessels and the soft tissues. The main features of this syndrome are: The appearance of Port-wine stains or hemangioma planum in birth. It appears approximately in 90% of cases and it is located in legs, buttocks and abdomen. These stains may […]
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 […]
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 […]