Manuel Wong On

Manuel Wong On

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Patient Demographics: Children, Adult, Elderly

"I believe that every patient should leave satisfied from each consultation by evacuating their doubts and concerns at any time, in order to achieve the best results."

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Procedures (3)

Injections with platelet-rich plasma

Medical conditions (6)

Ligament sprains knee and ankle
Muscle Tears
Trauma rotator cuff
Injuries to the muscles of the arm, hand, foot
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General Info

About me

I am passionate about sports, I practice it and I love to help people who want to expore this field to improve their health or their performance.


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  • Specialty in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. 2004 - 2007
  • Doctor and Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. 1997 - 2003
  • High Performance Sports Medicine - University of Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain

  • Postgraduate Degree

    Musculoskeletal ultrasound - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Rockville, MD

  • Postgraduate Degree

    Sports Injuries Imaging


  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED7521Active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

  • 2019 AMLAR distinction to Scientific Merit. "Dr. Luis Guillermo Ibarra"
  • Member of the International Committee - European College of Sports and Exercise Physicians (ECOSEP). Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Medical Committee - National Olympic Commission of Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica
  • Postgraduate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Wong-On M, Tíl-Pérez L, Porcar-Rivero C. Acute Chondral Patellar Injury, MRI-US Correlation. Ann Sports Med Res 2015;2(7):1044. Clinical Image
  • Wong-On M, Til-Pérez L, Balius R. Evaluation of MRI-US Fusion Technology in Sports Related Musculoskeletal Injuries. Publish online June 21, 2015. Adv Ther (2015) 32:580–594. DOI:10.1007/s12325-015-0217-1
  • Wong M, Til L, Dominguez D, Medina D. Evaluation of US – MRI Fusion Technology in Football Injuries. A Pilot Study. In: Roig GS, Della Villa S. Football Medicine Strategies for Player Care. Abtract Book. Ed Calzetti Mariucci. 2015: 105 - 106
  • Ruzza M, Díaz D, Gasol X, Wong M, Lupon G, Turmo A. Hamstring Regionalized Muscle Activity in Some Exercises. In: Roig GS, Della Villa S. Football Medicine Strategies for Player Care. Abtract Book. Ed Calzetti Mariucci. 2015: 117 – 118
  • Vargas Gonzalez, Paula. Wong On, Manuel. Proceso estiloides segmentado en un paciente con lesión medular. Rev Cl EMed UCR. 2014. Vol 4. Nº VI. 15 – 16. Imagen Médica.
  • Molina-Astúa, Milena. Chaverri-Flores, Sofia. Wong-On, Manuel. Generalidades de la Artropatía Hemofílica y la Importancia del Manejo en Rehabilitación. Rev Cl EMed UCR. 2014. Vol 4. Nº V. 18 – 25.
  • Wong-On, Manuel. Carrillo-Barrantes, Severita. Molina-Astúa, Milena. Vargas-Quesada, Christian. Chaverri-Flores, Sofia. Respuesta de la frecuencia cardiaca y presión arterial en la fase II del programa de rehabilitación cardiaca en Costa Rica. Acta méd. costarric. 2014: 56(3). 120 – 125. Artículo Original.
  • Wong On, Manuel. Miositis Osificante en Músculo Recto Femoral. Rev Cl EMed UCR. 2012. Vol 2. Nº XI: 7 – 9. Imagen Médica.
  • Wong On, Manuel. Castillo Quirós, Gustavo. Ultrasonographic Findings in Anterior Chest Wall Abscess: Empyema Necessitatis due to Staphylococcus Epidermidis. Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Case Report. July/August 2012 28: 175-178, first published on May 25, 2012 doi:10.1177/8756479312447893
  • Wong, Manuel. García, Miriam. García, Adriana. Carrillo, Severita. Resultados del Programa de Rehabilitación Cardíaca Fase II desarrollado por el Centro Nacional de Rehabilitación, Costa Rica. Acta méd. costarric. 2011: 53(4). 188 – 193. Artículo Original.
  • Wong-On, Manuel. Murillo-Cuzza, Gerardo. Fundamentos Fisiopatológicos de la Obesidad y su Relación con el Ejercicio. Acta méd. costarric, Oct 2004, vol.46, suppl.1, p.15-24. Revisión.
  • Thelma Sánchez-Grillo, Felipe Araya-Ramírez, Gerardo Araya-Vargas, Alvaro Barrenechea-Coto, Carina Carranza-Torre, Margarita Claramunt-Garro, José Guillermo Jiménez-Montero, Andrea Solera-Herrera, Jaime Tortós-Guzmán, Lisseth Villalobos-Campos, Manuel Wong-On, Inés Revuelta-Sánchez. A profile of physical activity in Costa Rica: results from the first Country Card of the Global Observatory for Physical Activity – GoPA!. The International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health. Abstract Book. WHO. 2016: 672.
  • Manuel Wong-On, Antonio Turmo-Garuz, Rafael Arriaza, Jose Manuel Gonzalez de Suso, Luis Til-Perez, Xavier Yanguas-Leite, David Diaz-Cueli, Xavier Gasol-Santa. "INJURIES OF THE OBTURATOR MUSCLES IN PROFESSIONAL SOCCER PLAYERS. Publish online February 2017. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. DOI: 10.1007/s00167-017-4453-6