Mamil mania? Lockdown trend sees rise in cycling injuries

Sydney orthopods are reporting a uptick in bicycle-related trauma as more people take up the hobby

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.