Many of you will have read recently about the amazing rescue of 4 people who were stuck on the UK’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis, in winter blizzards wearing only trainers and with no proper equipment – not even a map. The group was stuck on steep ground near the top of the mountain. As we…

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The Mackay Clinic recently presented its five-year-study results of ACL repair augmented with the InternalBrace at the 2019 annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. (These have now been submitted for publishing). We asked Professor Mackay exactly what the results show and about some of the differences between ACL repair augmented with the…

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The Orthopaedic Technology & Innovation Forum, Bonita Springs, Florida. Jan 2020. Report from Professor Mackay I was delighted to be invited to the Innovation & Technology Forum which is one of the best meetings in the Orthopaedic Calendar.  It was particularly special this year as it was celebrating the official opening of Arthrex’s new Education…

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Great to see this super piece in Scottish Rider about former patient Nikki Corstorphine. Some of you may remember seeing our video of her story after she suffered a bad fall from a bucking horse and sustained a horrendous knee injury. She subsequently had all the ligaments in her knee InternallyBraced in a multi-ligament operation.…

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It is always great to hear that fellow surgeons find that the InternalBrace technique is able to help them change their practice and allow their patients an accelerated recovery. In this video David Pedowitz MD discusses just this, including the case of an ex-forces veteran patient who, prior to InternalBrace surgery in both ankles, needed…

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The American Academy of Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgery recently held its 50th Anniversary meeting in Chicago and Professor Mackay was delighted to be invited, as an International Member of Faculty, to the pre-meeting.  He had the opportunity to provide some historical background in the approach to ankle ligament instability, talking about how techniques have…

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Professor Mackay was delighted to be invited to attend the Inaugural Team Physician’s Controversies Meeting in São Paulo, Brazil in September: ‘I had never been to South America, however, I was enticed by a superb Faculty, chaired by Dr Moises Cohen, surgeon to the Brazil national football team. I was amused to be described as…

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Professor Mackay was delighted to be invited at the end of August 2019 as the only international member of the Faculty at the Colorado Foot and Ankle Symposium at Beaver Creek, which was chaired by the eminent Dr Clanton from The Steadman Clinic.  The meeting began with an excellent live surgical demonstration from Dr Clanton,…

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Professor Mackay recently returned from a very successful trip to the Arthrex Foot & Ankle Symposium. held in Beaver Creek, Colorado, where an experienced Faculty discussed recent developments in Foot and Ankle surgery, including with the InternalBrace. During the Symposium Professor Mackay led a ‘Fireside’ chat with the Faculty, discussing golfer, Paul Lawrie’s remarkable recovery…

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Great to hear from our sponsored skier Iain Innes about his summer regime and training. We are half way through summer, and Iain reports that he is training harder than ever. He has been in the gym every morning at the Scottish Institute of Sport, and on his bike most afternoons, in and around Edinburgh.…

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