Entries by Dr Desmond Ong

Treatment Options For Massive Rotator Cuff Tears | PhysioActive Talk

Date and Time: April 30 2021, 12:30pm – 2:00pm Guest Speaker: Dr Desmond Ong, Consultant Orthopaedic/Shoulder Surgeon at Shoulder Elbow Orthopaedic Clinic Dr Desmond Ong joined our partners at PhysioActive to discuss rotator cuff tears and how they are a common cause of shoulder pain. Rotator cuff tears become more common with age and can […]

Latissimus Dorsi Transfer – Tendon Transfer to Repair Rotator Cuff

What Is a Latissimus Dorsi Transfer? Latissimus dorsi refers to one of the largest muscles in your back. You may have heard it being referred to as your ‘lats’. Your latissimus dorsi, or lats, control the movement of your shoulders.  The latissimus dorsi transfer is a treatment option for massive or irreparable rotator cuff tears. […]