Ankle experts gather around a virtual round-table

Professor Mackay enjoyed taking part in a round table discussion this week on the InternalBrace in the ankle. Held by Arthrex Orthopedia, he joined Jens Kurt Johansen and Rajiv Limaye in the online webinar. Professor Mackay talked about his use of the InternalBrace for ATFL injuries. Due to the ongoing corona pandemic although it is…

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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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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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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…

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