The onychocryptosis or commonly known as ingrown nail, it is an unguinal pathology in which the nail is ingrown or got through the skin causing pain, inflammation and toe reddening. In a late stage it can originate a secondary pyogenic infection. Most of ingrown nails appear in the big toe and they are more usual […]
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.
During the month of February, the Institut Català del Peu organized a seminar for the students of the Superior Cycle of Orthopedics about updatings in Biomechanics through the use of different systems of postural analysis. This course was leaded by Mr. Miguel Angel Baños Bernad (General Manager of the Institut Català del Peu), Mrs. Sandra […]
The Institut Català del Peu has signed an agreement with the Santboiana Football Club in order to take responsibility for the care and health of the players. The signing of the treaty took place a few days ago, between the representatives of both entities, Mr. Ramon Andreu (Chairman of the Santboiana Football Club) and Mr. […]
The scar is a permanent dermic disturbance as a consequence of a lesion and its repair. It is made of fibrous tissue which replaces the loss of tissue and which joins the solutions of continuity. There are four stages in the cicatrization process: 1- Inflammatory stage. Increase of the vascularization and therefore of the platelets, […]
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. […]
“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 […]