Just over 10 weeks ago Professor Mackay received a phone call from Sam Blanchet a former pro rugby player who is now a member of the GB Bobsleigh Team aiming to compete at the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022. Devastatingly Sam had ruptured his achilles tendon. With the games less than a year away Sam…

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Golfer Brooks Koepka has been seen practising ready to tee off in the 2021 Masters at Augusta, Georgia which starts tomorrow. Nothing remarkable about that we hear you say – until you hear that he underwent InternalBrace MPFL repair in the US only 3 weeks ago, after suffering a knee dislocation and ligament damage. We…

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Another excellent evidence based ACL Repair paper published Excellent evidence-based outcomes of ACL repair at 5 years research paper just published. This encourages surgeons to consider less traumatic alternatives to traditional reconstruction. It also shines a light on high-risk groups that would benefit from additional augmentation and are not suited to repair alone. Read paper…

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Professor Mackay enjoyed taking part in a round table discussion this week on the InternalBrace in the ankle. Held by Arthrex Orthopedia, he joined Jens Kurt Johansen and Rajiv Limaye in the online webinar. Professor Mackay talked about his use of the InternalBrace for ATFL injuries. Due to the ongoing corona pandemic although it is…

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We are delighted to update with the major findings so far from a study we posted earlier at the start of 2020. It involved research that was being carried out by Dr William Wilson who was assessing the clinical and biomechanical outcomes of sports patients recovering from serious knee injuries involving the cruciate ligament. Dr…

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All of us at The Mackay Clinic would like to send huge congratulations to Reece Wilson DH athlete on becoming the 2020 Men’s UCI Downhill World Champion in what looked like some really taxing weather conditions in Austria. Reece previously had his shoulder AC joint InternallyBraced by Professor Mackay after separating it in a high-speed…

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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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