Posts Tagged ‘Internal Brace’

The InternalBrace – transforming the management of ligament injuries

This first appeared in Orthopaedic Product News in September 2018 For more than 30 years the accepted orthopaedic approach to joint instability, secondary to ligament injury, has been reconstruction with allograft or autograft in both the acute and chronic situation The quest for anatomical repair and restoration of function has been superseded by reconstruction with…

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Florida trip ticks the box for InternalBrace, Biologics and nano-tech updates

Professor Mackay recently completed a week’s research trip over at the Arthrex Surgical Skills Centre for Research & Innovation at Naples in Florida.  He reports: Not only was the weather remarkable, but the staff were also fantastic and a lot was achieved.  On the first day, meetings with Rob and Allana from the Biologics Team…

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George’s marvellous Christmas tree

We had our very own special Christmas present in the shape of this fantastic Scottish Invention Christmas Tree! It was made by six-year-old George Deacon who is the son of nurse Julie who works with Professor Mackay, who was incredibly flattered to find that George has put his invention – the InternalBrace – on the…

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Baseball’s next miracle surgery

First published in Fansided By Will Caroll “It’s a game changer.” That phrase is often just hype, but when you hear it come from not one, but four of the top orthopedic surgeons in the country, it’s time to take note. True changes in sports medicine come about once in a generation. Tommy John surgery,…

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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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Davos provides step up for Iain

Last week I experienced the penultimate level of competition possible for a u21 skier when I competed in the Junior World Championships in Davos. (It is the penultimate because a small handful of athletes who took part, or opted to save themselves, will now be in Pyeongchang for the Winter Olympics, which has to be…

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Warm welcome in Sacramento

On a recent visit to the US Professor Mackay arrived in the rain to teach IB techniques to Residents and Faculty members at Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, part of the University of California. Professor Mackay received a very warm welcome at this one of the leading trauma centres in the USA. While there he…

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