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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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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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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It was fantastic to hear again this week from decathlete Tom Chandler who some of you may remember was treated by Professor Mackay with Internal Brace surgery to repair a ruptured ACL. Tom was delighted that this method allowed him to fast track his rehab and to be back competing ore quickly than a conventional…

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