Posts Tagged ‘Mackay Clinic’

Slow play intervention brought Paul Lawrie a bad reaction

Published in The Courier 20/02/19 By Steve Scott. Read online here Trying to use peer pressure among fellow golf professionals to end slow play doesn’t work – and Paul Lawrie has lost friends as a result. The former Open champion, slowly making a return to playing competitively after ankle surgery, was yesterday launching the Farmfoods…

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China life – cold but competitive

Our sponsored skier Iain Innes has been very busy since his last update so it was great to get this latest bulletin from him. “Since I last updated you I have spent nearly a month training and racing in China, 10 days back in Austria, and a short break visiting my family at home in…

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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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Dinner for the Duncan gives the gift of a future to girls

The Duncan Hospital in Bihar is a charity heavily supported by Professor and Jackie Mackay so they enjoyed attending a spectacular fundraising St Andrews Day dinner with friends and family recently. Hosted by EMMS International, the evening was held in the historic and elegant surroundings of The Royal Collage of Physicians in Edinburgh. Everyone enjoyed…

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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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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…

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