The dyshidrotic eczema, also known as dyshidrosis or pompholyx, is a recidivative eczema of chronic aspect which appears like a kind of vesicles of different sizes in hands and feet. The dyshidrotic eczema is not a contagious pathology and it appears making groups of vesicles with transparent or serohematic contents. Its cause is still unknown, […]
About Miguel Ángel Baños Bernad
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.
Entries by Miguel Ángel Baños Bernad
The Institut Català del Peu has inaugurated this month with DAR riders and Saló Darder Institut, the Biomechanical Analysis Department for bike fitting and motorcycling (a sporting biomechanical test which is nowadays the only one in Spain and Europe). This department of biomechanical analysis consists mainly of a photogrammetic analysis, through an electromyographyc register and […]
The Ledderhose’s disease is a kind of plantar fibromatosis and its main feature is the thickness and appearance of benign nodules with a hard aspect, and it can be round or flat, located in the central or medial side of the plantar fascia or feet aponeurosis. It mainly appears among middle aged or advanced in […]
A few days ago, the Institut Català del Peu organized a seminar for students of more advanced courses of Orthopedics, and this one was about the significance of the different systems of biomechanical analysis. This seminar was given by Miguel Angel Baños Bernad, (Manager of the Institut Català del Peu) and also by the podiatrists […]
“La Vanguardia” newspaper interviewed recently, Mr. Miguel Angel Baños Bernad, Manager of the Institut Català del Peu, because of the next opening of a pioneering department of the biomechanical analysis of motorcycling and cycling. This interview was about the 3D Vicon photogrammetry system applied on a new avant-garde project about the sporting biomechanics in motorcycling […]
The cellulitis is an acute infection with a bacterial origin which affects the subcutaneous conjunctive tissue, due to a skin rupture. The most common bacteria when the cellulitis appears are the Aureus Staphylococcus and the Streptococcus of A group (S. Pyogenes). The cellulitis has a cutaneous zone with a diffused reddening, pain, edema and occasionally, […]
The Institut Català del Peu has recently signed an agreement with U.E. Vilassar de Mar in order to advise their players in the podiatry field. Our aim will be to make tasks in the field of sporting ergonomics, as well as the prevention of possible injuries through checkups of sporting biomechanics. Our main objective for […]
The Senate of the International Academy of Science and Technology, in its session on July the 27th in 2018, awarded the honor unanimously at the suggestion of the President Doctor José Hoyo Rodrigo and the Senate, to give to the Director of the Institut Català del Peu, Doctor Miguel Angel Baños Bernad, the Great Commemorative […]
The palmoplantar keratodermas are a diverse set of cutaneous diseases. The main feature is the appearance of hyperkeratosic lesions like a kind of yellow and hard papule located on the palmae of hands and planta pedis. The hereditary palmoplantar keratodermas appear on early ages and they are related to very well described syndromes, while acquired […]
The neuropathic arthropathy is also known as Charcot’s foot as an acknowledgment to Jean-Marie Charcot, the first man who described this chronic and degenerative neuropathy. The neuropathic arthropathy is the result of different peripheral neuropathies, being the diabetic neuropathy the main cause. The main features of the Charcot’s foot are the appearance of an erythema […]
- THE DYSHIDROTIC ECZEMA. APPEARANCE AND TREATMENT
- THE INSTITUT CATALÀ DEL PEU INAUGURATES A PIONEERING DEPARTMENT IN THE BIOMECHANICAL ANALYSIS OF MOTORCYCLING AND CYCLING.
- LEDDERHOSE’S DISEASE OR PLANTAR FIBROMATOSIS.
- THE INSTITUT CATALÀ DEL PEU ORGANIZES A BIOMECHANICS SEMINAR FOR STUDENTS OF MORE ADVANCED COURSES OF ORTHOPEDICS.