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Pain in your back teeth? Clicking jaw? Face pain? Headaches? Teeth clenching? All of these can be signs and symptoms of TMJ (temporomandibular joint, or your jaw, in plain English!) dysfunction! Back in 2013 I was involved in an accident where I was hit by a car when cycling and shattered one side of my face, leaving me with a nice level of clicking on the left side of my jaw and face pain/ headaches. So, not only can I assess and treat your jaw issues as a physio, but I can totally empathise with your pain! I manage my

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“I didn’t know you could get physiotherapy for incontinence” ​You sure can (for both women and men, incidentally). But that’s not all that women’s health physio involves. The practice can take place privately or in the hospital system, where physiotherapists see women before and after gynaecological surgery or pregnancy for pain, pelvic floor strengthening, advice during ante-natal classes and management of issues such as abdominal muscle separation. Treatments can consist of anything from massage, joint mobilisations and acupuncture, to taping and provision of splints. I’ve treated more sacro-iliac joint dysfunctions (often caused by extra weight and ligament softening) during pregnancy

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