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How to treat a soft tissue injury

How to treat a soft tissue injury

For decades, the RICE method has been the general rule of thumb for treating sprains, strains and soft tissue injuries. The acronym translates to Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. But this advice, first suggested by Dr Gabe Mirkin, has been the subject of recent vigorous debate. In this article, we look at the different schools of thought and dive into the scientific evidence for each.

What does health mean to you?

What does health mean to you?
In celebration of International Men's Health Week, the team at RE3 Ice Compression have decided to connect with, and share stories from some very inspirational friends. Meet Harry Young, Australian Professional Triathlete & holder of multiple Age Group National Titles. 
"Running is my escape, my freedom - It's my way of connecting to my big brother. It makes me smile knowing I’m doing this for him. I run the world with him by my side."
​We were so moved by his story & grateful for his vulnerability.

Put it on ice, Playing through a pandemic

Sports Physiotherapist, Anne Marie Montgomery, stretching female tennis athlete Venus Williams post match.
Sport Physiotherapist Anne Marie Montgomery spoke with RE3 about what to keep in mind when returning to play.
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