The Bone Doctor

Dr Mike Mulder is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in the treatment of the shoulder, elbow and hand disorders and injuries. He is based at Constantiaberg Mediclinic, and is the member of The Cape 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

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 […]