Ankle injury in sport – recognise, treat and prevent it

We’ve all done it – rolled an ankle, it’s agony, quickly goes an impressive black and blue so you strap it up and sit on the sofa watching boxsets for a couple of days before resuming life and sport as if nothing had happened. But, in this episode we ask, should we all be taking…

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Skyrunner – the peaks & pains of champion Angela Mudge

A brilliant chat with Angela Mudge who is surely one of our most incredible athletes. Her list of achievements as a Hill, Mountain and Skyrunner is extraordinary – she has won the Scottish Hill Running Championships several times, as well as the Women’s World Mountain Running Trophy, the World Masters Mountain Running Championships and the…

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Feet First- Dr Troy Watson – top US sports foot & ankle specialist

Fantastic to chat with top US foot and ankle doc Troy Watson. Sports injuries specialist, Troy is the foot and ankle consultant for among others, UNLV Athletics, UFC, the Las Vegas Raiders, the Golden Knights, and the Silver Knights.Ever the innovator Troy has collaborated with Prof Mackay many times on the development of the InternalBrace…

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Judoka James Austin and the giant knee injury

Brilliant to welcome Olympian and World Cup gold winner, Judoka James Austin to the podcast. Incredibly James has also won the British title in three different weight categories (we ask him how that is even possible!) James and Prof Mackay met when James suffered a serious knee injury which ultimately kept him out of the…

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Knee Deep: Innovations and breakthroughs in treatment of sports knee injuries

In this episode we explore the latest breakthroughs and cutting-edge techniques for treating and preventing sports knee injuries.Having just attended a Sports Knee Congress where top surgeons, medics, and rehab experts come together to update on all the latest thinking Prof Mackay and Jennifer chat through some of the most interesting findings and results.From amateur…

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Triathlon triumph – Lucy Crookston on beating patellar tendon injury

A tale of a remarkable recovery – talking to triathlete Lucy Crookston who beat the odds to compete in a World Triathlon Finals just 12 weeks after surgery on her torn patellar tendon. Originally a track specialist at 400m hurdles Lucy stumbled on triathlon by chance but was instantly hooked, and it became her new…

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