Inaugural IBISG meeting in Milan a huge success

We are delighted to report that the inaugural meeting of our independent, InternalBrace International Study Group (IBISG) was a fantastic success. It took place over two days in the beautiful city of Milan in Italy in May 2024 and we were honoured to welcome an incredible faculty from as far afield as Florida as well…

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Revolutionising Sports Surgery: InternalBrace ACL Method marks significant advance, new paper shows

A recently published landmark ACL paper explains why the InternalBrace technique is transforming sports surgery. The authors are, Professor Gordon Mackay, fellow IBISG member Graeme Hopper and William Wilson. The editorial in the latest edition of the Arthroscopy Journal asked the question, “Why would surgeons not choose to protect all ACL reconstructions?” The latest evidence…

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Women in Healthcare Awards – Winners Announced

Professor and Jackie Mackay were delighted to recently attend the EMMS International hosted Elsie Inglis Charity Ball at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. This was an evening celebrating the achievements of women in healthcare and to announce the winners of the Global Women in Healthcare Awards. These prestigious awards was launched by Scotland’s…

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New Docu-Vid: Faster Recovery after ACL Injury for female footballers

In women’s football headlines seem to be dominated by ACL injury, to the point some are labelling it an epidemic. But is this the case and can InternalBrace repair surgery offer hope to players for a faster recovery? Professor Mackay, who is a leading expert in the field of ACL surgery sees many sportspeople who…

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Mackay Clinic office Christmas dates 23-24

Please note that our office will be closed from December 22nd to January 2nd, 2024 (Inclusive). Our office re-opens on January 3rd, 2024. During these dates, if you have any clinical concerns then please get in touch with the hospital direct Ross Hall Kings Park Best wishes from the Mackay Clinic team.

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Inspiring trustee visit to The Duncan Hospital, Bihar

Prof Mackay has been operating in a different theatre this week – as a trustee of our supported charity The Duncan Hospital Charitable Trust he has been in India on a visit to The Duncan Hospital in Bihar, catching up on the progress of some of the projects and staff sponsorships that the charity funds.…

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Nursing a Future at The Duncan Hospital, Bihar

News from our sponsored Charity The Duncan Hospital Charitable Trust who are soon to begin fundraising in the hope of raising £1,100 every 6 months to open the opportunity to train as a nurse at The Duncan to 2 girls who otherwise, due to impoverished backgrounds, would never be able to consider a career in…

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Podcast: ACL Research – we talk to global expert Professor Kate Webster

Women’s football is full of talk about an ACL injury ‘epidemic’ – but is this really the case? To help us find answers we were delighted to welcome to the podcast, world-leading ACL injury research expert Professor Kate Webster who is Director of the Sport, Exercise, and Research Focus Area at La Trobe University in…

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