Bone Doctor

Dr. Mike Mulder is an orthopaedic surgeon specialising in the treatment of shoulder, elbow and hand disorders and injuries. He is based in Constantiaberg Mediclinic, and is a member of the Cape Town Shoulder and Elbow Unit. He has a wealth of experience in fixing injured cyclists and is an avid mountain biker. He rides as often as his wife and family let him.


Clavicle fractures are just as much a part of mountain biking as punctures, queuing for porta-loos and saddle sores. Clavicle or collarbone fractures are one of the most common injuries sustained by mountain bikers. In this column I will explain the implications of these common breaks and discuss the treatment […]