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How InternalBrace Ligament Augmentation has changed David Pedowitz MDs practice

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 future is bright – AOFAS, 2019

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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Football injuries are the focus in Brazil

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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Paul Lawrie talk of the Fireside Chat at Colorado meeting

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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InternalBrace innovates at Beaver Creek

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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Staying in the zone in summer

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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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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