Encouraging evidence in support of ACL preservation

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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Orthopaedic meetings embrace a virtual world

Many surgeons thrive on meeting with colleagues and friends at annual faculty meetings all over the world. These meetings form perfect platforms for sharing ideas, outcomes, and research. This year has of course been very different, with the fallout from coronavirus effectively making such gatherings impossible. However, medicine is always at the forefront of technology…

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ACL repair augmented with the InternalBrace – a look at the 5-year results

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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Football injuries are the focus in Brazil

Professor Mackay was delighted to be invited to attend the Inaugural Team Physician’s Controversies Meeting in São Paulo, Brazil in September: ‘I had never been to South America, however, I was enticed by a superb Faculty, chaired by Dr Moises Cohen, surgeon to the Brazil national football team. I was amused to be described as…

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New anterior cruciate ligament surgery to repair skiing knee injuries

Published in The Telegraph, March 30, 2016 By Daryll Ball It all went horribly wrong last February at the annual magazine ski test in Kühtai, Austria. I was in the resort’s terrain park, went too slow on a 360 – a classic mistake I tell all my coaching students not to do – and landed cleanly…

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