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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Professor Mackay talks to Rangers Review – from striker to surgeon

Football fans might enjoy this chat Prof Mackay had recently with The Rangers Review talking about the work of new medical ‘app’ ScribePro and about the exciting time he had as a young lad trialing and playing at Rangers FC Those days gave him huge insight into sports injuries and the insecurity of a full-time…

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InternalBrace sports knee updates in Bahrain

Professor Mackay enjoyed being part of the recent SICOT Sports Knee Meeting which took part in Bahrain. The meeting attracted a global orthopaedic presence and presentations and discussions included topics such as fighting early arthritis to meniscal, cartilage and ACL and PCL pathologies. Professor Mackay presented two papers during the meeting, one covering ACL reconstruction…

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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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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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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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