Mamil mania? Lockdown trend sees rise in cycling injuries
Orthopaedic surgeons say they've been kept busy with bicycle injuries during COVID-19 as more people took up the activity.
The findings come from a retrospective analysis of trauma cases at Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital between 16 March and 21 April - after travel, social and workplace restrictions commenced.
The analysis confirmed orthopeadic surgeons' suspicions that trauma cases had decreased overall, with a 16% drop in emergency procedures compared with the same time last year (146 versus 173).
Plus a 31% drop in orthopaedic