Cameron Johnston, a former professional rugby player, founded our
company in 2017. However, the path that led him to create Riixo
started in 2007.
That was the year he broke his back on a pitch — marking the end of
his career as an athlete, but the beginning of a new one as a physio.
Over ten years of his own rehabilitation, including two BSc degrees —
in Sports Science and Physiotherapy —, work experience in UK
health services, and seven years in the British Army, Cameron has
helped numerous people recover too.
But something was missing.
During peacekeeping operations with the United Nations in South
Sudan, his frustrations grew at the substandard equipment available
for recovery. He had enough of either using frozen peas to aid
people’s pains or being dependent on electricity and water to heal
He needed something that would be quick and accessible — both in
cost and usability. That’s where the innovative idea of a 3-in-1 calf cuff
Thanks to it, Cameron’s resilience has started the recovery revolution.