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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We are open and look forward to welcoming you

Coronavirus update: February 2022 We are pleased to say that The Mackay Clinic is open for consultations and surgery. Professor Mackay is carrying out face-to-face consultations but is also happy, at this time to carry out telephone consultations. Both in-person and phone appointments can be booked by calling the dedicated BMI Ross Hall line on…

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Sam aiming to be back in team bobsleigh for Beijing

Just over 10 weeks ago Professor Mackay received a phone call from Sam Blanchet a former pro rugby player who is now a member of the GB Bobsleigh Team aiming to compete at the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022. Devastatingly Sam had ruptured his achilles tendon. With the games less than a year away Sam…

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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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ACL repair augmented with the InternalBrace – a look at the 5-year results

The Mackay Clinic recently presented its five-year-study results of ACL repair augmented with the InternalBrace at the 2019 annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. (These have now been submitted for publishing). We asked Professor Mackay exactly what the results show and about some of the differences between ACL repair augmented with the…

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