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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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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Research innovations to the fore at OTIF 2020

The Orthopaedic Technology & Innovation Forum, Bonita Springs, Florida. Jan 2020. Report from Professor Mackay I was delighted to be invited to the Innovation & Technology Forum which is one of the best meetings in the Orthopaedic Calendar.  It was particularly special this year as it was celebrating the official opening of Arthrex’s new Education…

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Nikki is riding high!

Great to see this super piece in Scottish Rider about former patient Nikki Corstorphine. Some of you may remember seeing our video of her story after she suffered a bad fall from a bucking horse and sustained a horrendous knee injury. She subsequently had all the ligaments in her knee InternallyBraced in a multi-ligament operation.…

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