Orthopaedic care for young and old
Orthopaedic & Spine Institute works with patients & their families to enhance the quality of life through an innovative approach to patient awareness, diagnosis, research and treatment. We treat pain and physical limitations and develop the right care plan for you.
Our aim is to help patients decrease pain and improve function. For young, adults and old people, we are here to treat every orthopaedic condition. Whether it is about recovering from an injury, boosting your athletic life or returning to work, our doctors and experts are here to help.
Our wide range of services includes:
We provide consultation for all general orthopaedic ailments. Whether it is an injury to the bones, muscles, ligaments, nerves or joints or diseases of the skeleton, our team of consultants cover the complete range of orthopaedic conditions. Our expert consultants offer full support by on-site diagnostic imaging, MRI, Ultrasound and CT. Book an appointment today.
At Orthopaedic & Spine Institute, we welcome the opportunity to deliver a second opinion on your treatment plan or diagnosis. Our orthopaedic surgeons are at the forefront of medicine, and can provide solutions not widely available anywhere in Trinidad. Our specialists are committed to helping you consider your options so you can choose a perfect care plan for your needs.
We provide state-of-the-art care for musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. From a simple hand or foot condition to the most complex spinal issues, our doctors offer the best treatment in Trinidad. Our orthopaedic surgeon specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of almost all conditions relating to bones, bony injuries, joint disorders, spinal issues & more.
When to See Your Doctor
- Sudden intense pain.
- Pain when you’re NOT bearing weight.
- Pain that persists for more than two weeks.
- Swelling that persists or worsens after 2-3 days.
- Limited range of motion due to stiffness, weakness, or swelling.
- Persistent aching or stiffness.
- Achiness in the lower back after sitting for an extended period of time.
- Sudden, sharp pain in a localized area of the back.
- Pain that affects posture while sitting, standing, or walking.
- Numbness, tingling, or weakness in the arms or legs.
- Severe pain.
- Swelling and bruising around the joint.
- Trouble moving your elbow normally, using your arm or turning your arm from palm up to palm down and vice versa.
- Numbness in the foot
- Pain in the heel, ball, or arch of the foot
- Inability to perform daily activities without foot pain
- Change in sensation or color of skin or toenail
- Swelling or tenderness
- If the afflicted area looks deformed or if you have lost function
- Increased hand and arm pain
- Finger joint pain when carrying, gripping, grasping, or twisting objects
- Swelling and discomfort in the hand or around the affected joint
- Changes in the surrounding joints—if you are experiencing thumb joint pain, your neighboring finger joints may become more mobile than normal
- Your hand, palm, and fingers may feel warm or appear red in color
- Hand numbness, tingling, or throbbing while resting or sleeping
- A sensation of grating or grinding in the affected joint—this is caused by damaged cartilage
- Developing cysts on the end joints of your fingers—this is caused by conditions such as arthritis
- Joint pain felt in the front of the hip, along the outside of the hip, in the groin, or over the buttock area
- Discomfort and swelling in the thigh and knee
- Joint inflammation or hip muscle spasms, which may cause fluid accumulation in the hip joint
- Limping or the inability to walk comfortably on the affected side
- Inability to bend or rotate the hip
- Soreness and the feeling of the hip throbbing while sleeping or resting
- Fever, redness, and warmth—which are signs of infection
- Severe joint pain
- Pain in the joint that keeps you awake at night
- Joint discomfort that prevents you from participating in recreational activities
- Joint pain that limits your ability to conduct necessary and daily functions, such as climbing stairs or standing up
- You have attempted more conservative treatment methods, such as exercise or therapy, without success
- A popping or snapping noise in or around the knee
- Feel like your knee gave out while walking, running, jumping, or turning
- Have severe joint pain, pain in the knee, pain in the kneecap, or pain behind the knee
- Cannot bend or move the knee
- Begin limping or are unable to walk comfortably
- Have swelling of the knee, joint, or calf area
- Persistent headaches
- Disruption of sleep due to pain
- Stiffness of the neck and shoulders, especially in the morning
- Sensory disturbance/sensitivity of the arms and legs
- Joint pain or swelling in the neck and shoulders
- Weakness, numbness, and dizziness
- Pain and stiffness in or around the shoulder joint
- Limited shoulder mobility
- Difficulty and/or inability to reach overhead
- Shoulder joint pain that keeps you awake at night
- A popping or grinding feeling when using the afflicted shoulder
- Sharp pain in the lower back
- A popping noise or feeling in the back after straining or heavy lifting
- Numbness, tingling, or cramping in one or both legs
- Weakness in a specific area of the leg or arm
- Loss of balance when walking
- Increased joint pain, thumb pain, and tingling or numbness in the hand and forearm
- Swelling or significant bruising in the wrist, around the joint, or over the forearm
- Inability to carry, open, or twist objects
- Difficulty straightening your wrist