Good news as we launch into 2022

A very Happy New Year to everyone. We are starting the new year with good news as more clinical InternalBrace research papers are published. Both of these relate to the knee. The first looks in detail at the outcome of a severe multi-ligament knee injury. Taking this extreme case the paper debates that InternalBrace surgery…

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Congratulations to former patient taking gold in pool at Tokyo Olympics

Massive congratulations to Scottish swimmer Kathleen Dawson who has had the most amazing Tokyo 2020 Olympics She was part of the team in the mixed 4x100m Medley who took gold and set a blazing new World Record time. She also reached the finals in the women’s 100m Backstroke finishing 6th. All the more impressive as…

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Sam aiming to be back in team bobsleigh for Beijing

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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Acing his recovery to tee off in Augusta

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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Evidence based ACL repair – body of published work grows

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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Ankle experts gather around a virtual round-table

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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