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Curtis Young Pong

Orthopedics
Registered Number - Y14
POS , St George
Experience - 14 Years
Languages - English

Consultation Fees
   
TT$ 550.00

Profile Description

Dr. Curtis Young Pong, a distinguished Orthopedic specialist with 14 years of experience in the field. Dr. Young Pong's extensive education, postgraduate training, and wide-ranging expertise make him a trusted figure in orthopedics and sports medicine, offering comprehensive care to patients of all ages. Dr. Young Pong has accumulated a wealth of experience through his post-training work at various hospitals, including POSGH, Scarborough General Hospital, EWMSC, Westshore, and St. Clair Private Hospitals in Trinidad and Tobago. His exposure to diverse medical settings has contributed to his well-rounded approach to patient care.

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  • MBBS,DM,MSc

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FAQ’s

You can consult an orthopedician through Medicas for a wide range of conditions, including bone fractures, joint pain, sports injuries, arthritis, back pain, musculoskeletal disorders, and more. Orthopedicians specialize in diagnosing and treating disorders of the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, and tendons.
To schedule an online consultation with an orthopedician, log in to your Medicas account and browse through the available orthopedic specialists. Choose a convenient date and time for your consultation and follow the prompts to confirm your appointment. You will receive further instructions on how to connect for your virtual consultation.
Yes, Medicas allows you to upload medical images or reports for the orthopedician to review prior to or during the consultation. This can help provide a more comprehensive understanding of your condition and aid in diagnosis and treatment recommendations. Follow the instructions provided on the platform to securely upload your files.
Yes, orthopedicians can prescribe medications and recommend treatments through Medicas based on your condition. They can provide advice on pain management strategies, recommend physical therapy exercises, suggest lifestyle modifications, or discuss the need for surgical intervention if necessary.
Absolutely! Medicas allows you to seek a second opinion from orthopedic specialists. If you have received a diagnosis or treatment plan from another healthcare provider and would like a fresh perspective, you can consult with an orthopedician on the Medicas platform to get an expert second opinion.
The duration of an online consultation with an orthopedician may vary depending on the complexity of your condition and the discussions involved. Typically, consultations can range from 15 to 30 minutes, allowing adequate time for the orthopedician to assess your condition, answer your questions, and provide recommendations.
The most common types of arthritis patients include: Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis.
They go through a combination of medical history, physical examination, imaging studies, and laboratory tests.
The treatment for arthritis include - medications, therapies and surgery.
Rest and avoid activities that stress the Achilles tendon. Apply ice to reduce swelling, take over-the-counter pain relievers, and do gentle stretching exercises. Consult a doctor for specific exercises and possible physical therapy.
Walking with knee tendonitis is okay if the pain is mild. Avoid walking if it causes significant pain or swelling. Rest, ice, and consult a doctor for proper treatment and exercises.
Avoid activities that involve repetitive overhead movements, heavy lifting, or any actions that cause pain. Rest the shoulder and apply ice to reduce inflammation.
Conditions such as bursitis, arthritis, and muscle strains can be mistaken for tendonitis as they all cause pain and inflammation in similar areas.
You can exercise with tendonitis, but avoid activities that aggravate the condition. Focus on low-impact exercises and stretching. Consult a doctor or physical therapist for appropriate exercises.
Tendonitis can be confirmed through a physical examination, patient history, and sometimes imaging tests like ultrasound or MRI to check for inflammation or tears in the tendon.
The three types of tendonitis are achilles tendonitis, patellar tendonitis and rotator cuff tendonitis.
Heat can help relax and loosen tissues and stimulate blood flow. Use heat after the initial inflammation has reduced (usually after 48 hours). Use ice initially to reduce swelling and pain.
A strain involves overstretching or tearing of muscles or tendons. A sprain is an injury to ligaments caused by overstretching or tearing.
The three 3 types of sprains are mild (Grade 1): Minor stretching or microscopic tearing, moderate (Grade 2): Partial tearing, causing more pain and swelling, severe (Grade 3): Complete tearing or rupture, often disabling.
Yes, but it's important to rest initially and use support like crutches if needed.
A sprain is a traumatic injury to ligaments due to sudden twisting or stretching.
Sprains in the lower back involve ligaments; strains involve muscles or tendons. Both cause pain and limited mobility.
It can be, depending on the severity. Severe sprains may require medical attention.
A Stage 1 sprain is mild, involving slight stretching or microscopic tearing of ligaments.
Yes, a sprain involves tearing of ligament fibers to varying degrees.

Note: These FAQs provide general information for consulting an orthopedician online through the Medicas platform. For specific inquiries or concerns, it is recommended to refer contact our customer support number 90534 90543 (India) | +1 868 365 2800 (Caribbean) for further assistance.

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