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Surgical Goals - consults with a Sports Surgeon

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Surgical Goals is a unique podcast looking at sports injuries, it is hosted by expert Professor Gordon Mackay, a specialist sports orthopaedic surgeon, and broadcaster Jennifer Reoch who will be asking the questions you all want answers to. Together they explore the world of sports injury, treatments, rehab, and recovery. From Olympians to weekend warriors they will be talking to guests from all sporting disciplines from football to skiing, golf to rugby, learning not only how they managed their own injuries and recoveries but also finding out what impact this had on their sporting careers. In other episodes, experts in other fields of sports medicine and rehab will join them to discuss how advances in technology and treatments are helping to accelerate athletes' recoveries.Conversations range from the light-hearted to the more serious and along the way it is hoped listeners pick up tips, not only about how to deal with your own injuries for a return to sport and activity but even better, find out what you can do to prevent injury in the first place.

Surgical Goals is a unique podcast looking at sports injuries, it is hosted by expert Professor Gordon Mackay, a specialist sports orthopaedic surgeon, and broadcaster Jennifer Reoch who will be asking the questions you all want answers to. Together they explore the world of sports injury, treatments, rehab, and recovery. From Olympians to weekend warriors they will be talking to guests from all sporting disciplines from football to skiing, golf to rugby, learning not only how they managed their own injuries and recoveries but also finding out what impact this had on their sporting careers. In other episodes, experts in other fields of sports medicine and rehab will join them to discuss how advances in technology and treatments are helping to accelerate athletes' recoveries.Conversations range from the light-hearted to the more serious and along the way it is hoped listeners pick up tips, not only about how to deal with your own injuries for a return to sport and activity but even better, find out what you can do to prevent injury in the first place.

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United States

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Surgical Goals is a unique podcast looking at sports injuries, it is hosted by expert Professor Gordon Mackay, a specialist sports orthopaedic surgeon, and broadcaster Jennifer Reoch who will be asking the questions you all want answers to. Together they explore the world of sports injury, treatments, rehab, and recovery. From Olympians to weekend warriors they will be talking to guests from all sporting disciplines from football to skiing, golf to rugby, learning not only how they managed their own injuries and recoveries but also finding out what impact this had on their sporting careers. In other episodes, experts in other fields of sports medicine and rehab will join them to discuss how advances in technology and treatments are helping to accelerate athletes' recoveries.Conversations range from the light-hearted to the more serious and along the way it is hoped listeners pick up tips, not only about how to deal with your own injuries for a return to sport and activity but even better, find out what you can do to prevent injury in the first place.

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English


Episodes

Nik Binning - rugby player's fastest recovery from multi-ligament knee dislocation

6/24/2022
Brilliant to catch up with former Premier League rugby player Nik Binning and hear his remarkable tale of recovery from serious knee injuries. Nik had already recovered from a bad ligament injury on one knee, only to suffer a multi-ligament dislocation to his left one. With unhappy memories of the first, slow, immobile 9-month recovery Nik tells us how his heart sank at the thought of going through that again so he decided to go chat with Prof Mackay about his new InternalBrace surgery. The...

Duration:00:36:16

Netball superstar Claire Maxwell on netball's rise, ankle injury & juggling sport and motherhood

6/10/2022
Claire Maxwell, still better known in netball circles by her maiden name Brownie, is one of the finest netball players Scotland has ever produced. Gaining over 90 caps she has been a vital part of making the national squad competitive on a world stage. In this brilliant episode, she chats about what it really takes to become an elite athlete while holding down a day job, overcoming a serious injury, and the reality of returning to top-level after becoming a Mum. Claire grew up in an...

Duration:00:46:36

Mark Reynolds: Footballer harnesses competitive nature to recover from ACL rupture

5/27/2022
It's every football player's nightmare - rupturing your ACL but when Mark Reynolds ruptured his while playing for Aberdeen FC, because the initial pain subsided quickly he didn't realise the extent of the injury. The team physio was worried though and scans revealed the rupture. Find out how Mark found surgery, rehab and recovery. With an incredible football career that began by walking onto the pitch for his home team Motherwell, to playing for Sheffield Wednesday, Aberdeen, Dundee, and...

Duration:00:55:17

Ankle injury in sport - recognise, treat and prevent it

5/9/2022
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 ankle injuries more seriously? In this episode listen in to your very own ankle injury consultation with sports surgeon Prof Gordon Mackay and Jennifer Reoch. Because it is such a common injury, not just in sport...

Duration:00:25:20

Tackling sudden cardiac arrest in sport with Dr Jonny Gordon

4/21/2022
Newly appointed National Team Doctor for Scotland's football squad, Dr Jonny Gordon has a special interest in sudden cardiac arrest in sport, he answers all our questions about how and why it can happen in seemingly fit and healthy athletes. When Christian Eriksen collapsed during Denmark's Euro 2021 opener with Finland, the footballing world watched on in horror before cameras cut away when pitchside medics swung into action to save him. Remarkably Eriksen not only survived his sudden...

Duration:00:48:11

Celtic's John Kennedy - take nothing for granted - the horror tackle and knee injury that changed his life

4/1/2022
Today John Kennedy is the highly respected Assistant Manager at Celtic but back when he was just 16 he was the club's rising star and at the age of 20 was called up to play in his first International for Scotland. It was 15 minutes into this game against Romania when a dangerous tackle left him with a devastating knee injury that was to change the course of his career. In this episode of Surgical Goals, John talks candidly about his journey from that moment of tragedy, and the long battle...

Duration:00:54:31

Anna Vincenti, former freestyle skier - how becoming the 'Rehab Queen' made her stronger

3/28/2022
Imagine flying through the air carrying out huge aerial jumps and flips - much like a pro skateboarder but this time the park is covered in icy snow, not concrete. Welcome to the high-octane sport of freestyle skiing and multi-talented athlete Anna Vincenti - who, we should add, is also a top-class football player and now boxer as well. During her ski-career Anna picked up several bad injuries but she used her rehab each time to work on getting stronger and fitter. Anna was already playing...

Duration:00:42:50

Chris Paterson & Stuart Barton unleashed! Just for fun some tall tales from our rugby duo

3/17/2022
It was such a joy to talk to Scotland rugby legend Chris Paterson and friend and former squad physio Stuart Barton that we could not fit all their amazing stories into one episode. The pair had so many tall tales to tell that we decided to bundle some of the best bits into this short second episode. So, listen in if you want the lowdown on how Chris handled some of the pressure of top-flight play; how he narrowly avoided appearing topless at Stuart's wedding, oh, and the time the famous...

Duration:00:14:38

Rugby legend Chris Paterson - playing on with a ruptured kidney in his 100th cap game

3/17/2022
Former Scotland Captain and rugby legend Chris Paterson and former Scotland and Lions physio Stuart Barton, join us for this episode. Over a long career, Chris was lucky to avoid a lot of injuries but he picked up a couple of serious ones which he talks about here. Stuart was part of the fantastic rehab room team working to get him back to strength. Chris talks to Surgical Goals about his amazing journey - from a rugby-mad Border's lad to playing in four World Cups. Throughout his playing...

Duration:00:50:42

Ice-man Sam Blanchet - Bobsleigh king who beat an Achilles rupture

3/9/2022
Having given your all playing rugby at the highest level and then to find you are at a point where injuries are hampering you and affecting your love for the sport what do you do? Retire gracefully or take up a dangerous new sport and aim to be an Olympian? If you are former England 7s, Exeter Chiefs, and Bedford Blues rugby star Sam Blanchet of course you choose the latter option. When too many injuries, including repeated concussions, saw Sam side-lined one time too often, he lost heart...

Duration:00:42:11

ACL injuries and how to survive them

2/24/2022
Rupturing your ACL can be devastating but it is no longer the career-ending injury it used to be. In this episode, we cover everything you always wanted to know about the ACL - from its function in the knee, how to recognise you have injured yours (which is often trickier than you think) through to getting a diagnosis and choosing the correct treatment. Professor Mackay explains who can be most susceptible and what sports in particular, can often lead to an ACL injury. Today, advances in...

Duration:00:53:32

Golfer Paul Lawrie on winning the Open, ankle surgery, rehab and a remarkable recovery

2/23/2022
Golfer Paul Lawrie talks about the dedication it took to win the Open in 1999 but also how his tough training regime led to a serious ankle problem that eventually threatened to end his career. An opportune meeting with Physiotherapist Stuart Barton in a queue for coffee led to surgery with Professor Mackay and a remarkable recovery which saw him take the win at the Scottish Senior Open in 2019. Stuart also joins us to chat about his role in recognising Paul’s ankle problem and his...

Duration:00:53:22

Meet Sports Surgeon Professor Gordon Mackay

2/11/2022
Our first episode is an introduction to your Surgical Goals host, orthopaedic sports surgeon Professor Gordon Mackay. Along with co-host, broadcaster Jennifer Reoch, they explore his journey from a football-mad youngster with hopes of a professional career to his decision to pick up a scalpel instead. Today returning patients to sport and activities is what drives him and he explains how insights gained helping athletes heal inspired him to change the face of ligament surgery and led to a...

Duration:00:45:32

Trailer: Surgical Goals the podcast about sports, injury, and recovery

2/9/2022
Trailer for Surgical Goals - the unique podcast hosted by Professor Gordon Mackay, specialist sports orthopaedic surgeon, and broadcaster Jennifer Reoch. Together we explore the world of sports injury, treatments, rehab, and recovery. We will be chatting to all sorts of guests from Olympians to weekend warriors and covering all sporting disciplines from football to skiing, golf to rugby. We will learn how our guests managed their own injuries and recoveries and find out how this impacted...

Duration:00:00:59