Revolutionising Sports Surgery: InternalBrace ACL Method marks significant advance, new paper shows

A recently published landmark ACL paper explains why the InternalBrace technique is transforming sports surgery. The authors are, Professor Gordon Mackay, fellow IBISG member Graeme Hopper and William Wilson. The editorial in the latest edition of the Arthroscopy Journal asked the question, “Why would surgeons not choose to protect all ACL reconstructions?” The latest evidence…

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Knee Deep – all that’s new from the Warsaw Joint Congress 2023

Professor Mackay was delighted to be invited recently to join The Faculty at the 10th Anniversary Congress of Joint Preservation in Warsaw. Once again organised by Konrad Slynarski and Jacek Walawski it pulled together the experiences not only of International experts but also from a local Faculty as well. The anterior knee and patellofemoral joint…

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New Podcast: Innovations in sports knee injury treatments

In our latest podcast episode, we look at what’s new in the fields of sports knee injury treatments and prevention. Prof Mackay recently attended the 8th joint Preservation Congress in Warsaw where some of the world’s finest knee surgeons, researchers, and rehab experts gathered to discuss new treatments and their findings. So for the latest…

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Bryce Harper adds another chapter to his legend with miraculous return

From Washington Post 03/05/23 Two-time NL MVP is back in the Phillies’ lineup, just 160 days after Tommy John surgery – Major League Baseball authenticators do not normally send jerseys from nights like this to Cooperstown. At least, they have never had much reason. Someone held the record for fastest return from Tommy John surgery…

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Knife in the fast lane with Bill Ribbans sports surgeon to the stars

When Prof Mackay’s great friend and mentor Professor Bill Ribbans was in Scotland recently at our 10-year InternalBrace celebration we took the chance to record an episode with him for our Surgical Goals podcast. Over his 40-year career, Bill has operated on some of the world’s best-known sports stars and he has recently encapsulated his…

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We launch our podcast – Surgical Goals

We are very excited to announce the launch of our new podcast Surgical Goals, presented by Professor Mackay and co-host, broadcaster Jennifer Reoch – available now on all major platforms. Together the pair will be exploring the world of sports injury, treatments, rehab, and recovery by talking to guests from Olympians to weekend warriors from…

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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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