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The InternalBrace – transforming the management of ligament injuries

This first appeared in Orthopaedic Product News in September 2018 For more than 30 years the accepted orthopaedic approach to joint instability, secondary to ligament injury, has been reconstruction with allograft or autograft in both the acute and chronic situation The quest for anatomical repair and restoration of function has been superseded by reconstruction with…

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Flavour of Italy for Stirling County U15s

You know that there is nothing we like more at The Mackay Clinic than a bit of sport! So it was great to be able to help provide towards new kit for the Stirling Under 15s tour and then to hear that they all had a great time. Well done everyone – we love the photos.

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Taking titles in Tignes

Great to get an update from our sponsored skier Iain Innes who has had a terrific finish to his season. Well done from all of us! I finished off my season with an incredible 10 days in Tignes, France for the British Alpine Championships. The first four days were the speed events, I was happy…

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Florida trip ticks the box for InternalBrace, Biologics and nano-tech updates

Professor Mackay recently completed a week’s research trip over at the Arthrex Surgical Skills Centre for Research & Innovation at Naples in Florida.  He reports: Not only was the weather remarkable, but the staff were also fantastic and a lot was achieved.  On the first day, meetings with Rob and Allana from the Biologics Team…

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Slow play intervention brought Paul Lawrie a bad reaction

Published in The Courier 20/02/19 By Steve Scott. Read online here Trying to use peer pressure among fellow golf professionals to end slow play doesn’t work – and Paul Lawrie has lost friends as a result. The former Open champion, slowly making a return to playing competitively after ankle surgery, was yesterday launching the Farmfoods…

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China life – cold but competitive

Our sponsored skier Iain Innes has been very busy since his last update so it was great to get this latest bulletin from him. “Since I last updated you I have spent nearly a month training and racing in China, 10 days back in Austria, and a short break visiting my family at home in…

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George’s marvellous Christmas tree

We had our very own special Christmas present in the shape of this fantastic Scottish Invention Christmas Tree! It was made by six-year-old George Deacon who is the son of nurse Julie who works with Professor Mackay, who was incredibly flattered to find that George has put his invention – the InternalBrace – on the…

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Dinner for the Duncan gives the gift of a future to girls

The Duncan Hospital in Bihar is a charity heavily supported by Professor and Jackie Mackay so they enjoyed attending a spectacular fundraising St Andrews Day dinner with friends and family recently. Hosted by EMMS International, the evening was held in the historic and elegant surroundings of The Royal Collage of Physicians in Edinburgh. Everyone enjoyed…

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Baseball’s next miracle surgery

First published in Fansided By Will Caroll “It’s a game changer.” That phrase is often just hype, but when you hear it come from not one, but four of the top orthopedic surgeons in the country, it’s time to take note. True changes in sports medicine come about once in a generation. Tommy John surgery,…

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