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.


One of our most insightful columnist’s DR MIKE MULDER wraps up his Full Sus stint with a piece regarding the dreaded shoulder injury. The shoulder is the area most commonly injured when riders hit the deck, with clavicle fractures comprising the bulk of these injuries. In this, my final contribution […]


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 […]