Posts Tagged ‘Professor Gordon Mackay’

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autograft in both the acute and chronic situation The quest for anatomical repair and restoration of function has been superseded by reconstruction with…

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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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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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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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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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A fond farewell….

After 13 years with The MacKay Clinic, Janie, our office powerhouse, waved farewell recently and skipped off to savour the joys of retirement. Enticed away from the NHS 13 years ago, Janie came on board to help set up and run our office, helping shape The MacKay Clinic in her own way. Efficient and organised…

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