Bioknee2018 a great success

Bioknee2018 a great success

Professor Mackay very much enjoyed attending and presenting at the UK Biological Knee Society meeting today (02/02/18) He was there talking about how multi ligament repair with the Internal Brace is transforming the face of sports surgery around the world. He was also delighted to share the podium with world famous expert on the Biologics of cartilage repair, Vladimir Bobic. Then to top of his morning he bumped into the surgeon who took over his Stirling Royal NHS practice as a locum 14 years ago!

Above: Sharing the podium with world famous expert on the Biologics of cartilage repair, Vladimir Bobic (left)

 

Exciting Internal Brace news from Ortho innovation and technology forum, Florida

Exciting Internal Brace news from Ortho innovation and technology forum, Florida

Lots of great Internal Brace news from the Orthopedic innovation and technology Forum that Professor Mackay attended recently in Florida. It was great to catch up with Dr Steve Shin who is a top US sports surgeon from California. He demonstrated how the Internal Brace has dramatically reduced recovery times for top athlete including base… Continue Reading

Internal Brace winner in 2017 Sports Technology Awards

Internal Brace winner in 2017 Sports Technology Awards

It is always great to see the Internal Brace in the news and even better to see it recognised as one of the winners recently announced in the Orthopedics This Week annual awards for the ‘Top Ten Best Sports Medicine Technolgies for 2017’ Orthopedics This Week say ‘that this annual award rewards inventors, engineering teams,… Continue Reading

Internal Brace surgery helps decathlete return to sport

Internal Brace surgery helps decathlete return to sport

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… Continue Reading

ACL Internal Brace rehab physiotherapy protocol

ACL Internal Brace rehab physiotherapy protocol

Recommended physiotherapy protocol for rehabilitation of ACL injury following Internal Brace surgery. Compiled for the Mackay Clinic by Stewart Kerr, Specialist Musculoskeletal & Sports Physiotherapist, Life Fit Wellness. From Stewart Kerr re: ACL repair with IB: “The important point to bear in mind is that the original ACL tissue is preserved and repaired with the… Continue Reading

Evaluation of a New Knotless Suture Anchor Repair in Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures: A Biomechanical Comparison of Three Techniques

Evaluation of a New Knotless Suture Anchor Repair in Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures: A Biomechanical Comparison of Three Techniques

Acute ruptures of the Achilles tendon are a common injury, and debate has continued in published studies on how best to treat these injuries. Specifically, controversy exists regarding the surgical approaches for Achilles tendon repair when one considers percutaneous versus open repair. The present study investigated the biomechanical strength of 3 different techniques for Achilles… Continue Reading