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Jaw and Facial Pain

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Are you experiencing a painful or clicking jaw, headache and/or facial pain?

One of the most common causes is a group of musculoskeletal conditions known as temporomandibular disorder (TMD)

The treatment of TMD is aimed at resolving pain and restoring functional balance to the jaw. Specific local treatment may include release of local muscles and mobilisation of local jaw and upper neck joints. In Addition, a rehabilitative home exercise program will be formed for each individual.

Accurate assessment of Jaw and Facial pain is crucial. Our trained physiotherapist can provide a comprehensive examination and diagnosis.

Our physiotherapist trained in Jaw (TMJ) and Facial Pain is Suzanne Jacobson.

Suzanne is located at our City and North Adelaide Clinic. No referral is necessary

Please read the information below concerning COVID-19 and Wakefield Sports and Exercise Medicine Clinic’s approach to the situation.

The Clinic is regularly monitoring the Australian Government’s information and advice on COVID-19. Up-to-date information can be found here. This information is updated regularly and anyone who is concerned should check this site for the most current information. Patients or any visitors to the Clinic who have recently travelled overseas must follow the Australian Government’s guidance.

All travellers must isolate for a period of 14 days after they have entered Australia.

If you have entered Australia within the last 14 days, you must not enter the Clinic.
If you have been in close contact with a proven case of coronavirus, you must isolate yourself for 14 days from the date of last contact with the confirmed case.

Regarding Consultations: If you are isolated, susceptible or concerned about attending your appointment, please call and discuss tele-health options that may be available.
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Wakefield Sports and Exercise Medicine Clinic – 8232 5833