The suggested for of treatment for any acute minor soft tissue treatment is RICER (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation, Referral). A recent article published by Tempo suggests that Icing may reduce ones athletic abilities. To read this article, please click here.

If you suffer from an acute muscle injury and are not sure what to do, then it always suggested you see your GP, Osteopath or Physiotherapist for further assessment and advice on treatment and management. Acute soft tissue injuries occur regularly and not always in those that are exercising or playing sport. To make speak to an Osteopath or make an appointment, please call 03 9670 9290.

Principle Four Osteopathy is one of Melbourne City CBD 3000 leading Osteopathic clinics. Located in the heart of the Melbourne City CBD 3000 at 29 Somerset Place, Melbourne City CBD 3000 (behind Camera House on the corner of Little Bourke & Elizabeth St). For more information, please go to

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