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Rugby World Cup 2015, big hits making game too dangerous, warn top surgeons

First published in the Sydney Morning Herald, October 14 2015 By Daniel Schofield and Richard Bath Two leading sports surgeons have warned that rugby’s attrition rate is fast becoming unsustainable after statistics showed that the number of players who have had to withdraw from the World Cup through injury has more than doubled. Already 34…

Hibs’ Farid El Alagui back in the nick of time

Published in the Scotsman, April 21 2015 New op gets El Alagui fit again ahead of play-offs, writes Moira Gordon FROM the minute Farid El Alagui met with the doctors back in August, the Hibernian striker has had one eye on the play-offs. Aware that the swell of contenders for the Championship title could leave…

Stubbs singles out Farid El Alagui for special praise after the striker came back from an achilles injury

Published in the Daily Mail, 12 April 2015 Alan Stubbs hailed the bravery of his Hibs players after they ruined Hearts’ Easter Road title party with a 2-0 derby win. Stubbs singled out Farid El Alagui for special praise after the striker came back from an achilles injury READ THE WHOLE STORY HERE

Could Alex Dunbar be back in Scotland’s blue sooner than we expect?

From Rugby World, March 25 2015 A revolutionary knee-surgery technique could have been be the answer to Alex Dunbar’s and Scotland’s problems, writes Richard Bath. When strong-running Scotland centre Alex Dunbar damaged his knee two days before the Calcutta Cup, it was a devastating blow for Scottish rugby. Not only did one of the standout…

Surgeon Gordon Mackay explains how Rangers exit helped him revolutionise sports science – with help from John Kennedy

RENOWNED sports surgeon Professor Gordon Mackay can still remember the day he realised he wasn’t going to make it at Ibrox as a player. Graeme Souness and Walter Smith were taking training at which Mackay was rubbing shoulders with legends like Ally McCoist and Mel Sterland. Read the full story here

Sports coaches interest in InternalBracing for injuries

Professor Mackay was delighted to be asked to deliver a talk at the Annual Lew and Harris Sports Council Coaching Conference. Professor Mackay spoke about sports injuries and how, in many cases – especially if they involve ligaments and tendons, InternalBrace surgery can lead to accelerated healing and facilitate a faster return to sports or…

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