Musculoskeletal & Orthopaedics

Minimising sports injuries - Mark Fulcher

Mark is a sports and exercise medicine physician in Auckland, team doctor to the All Whites and the New Zealand Football Ferns. He is also a senior lecturer in Sports Medicine at the University of Auckland.

Knee Injury - Mark Fulcher

 Mark is a sports and exercise medicine physician in Auckland, team doctor to the All Whites and the New Zealand Football Ferns. He is also a senior lecturer in Sports Medicine at the University of Auckland.

Anterior cruciate ligament injuries

The knee is one of the most common locations for injury in athletes. In most ‘football’ codes knee injuries are second only to injuries involving the thigh (hamstring and quadriceps strains and contusions).

While anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries represent less than 1% of all athletic injuries, their impact on a player’s career is very significant.  As a result, these injuries are well known and widely publicised.

Osteoporosis with Prof Ian Reid

2015: Professor Ian Reid an international expert on bone disease, discusses the latest on osteoporosis. Ian is a Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology at the University of Auckland and an international expert and research award winner in osteoporosis.

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