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A one of a kind for jaw dysfunction

APA Queensland branch councillor Miles Wilson talks to Rodney McLean about his work within the jaw assessment clinic at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and the integral role of physiotherapists in this area.

As a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist (as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists in 2013) working in the jaw assessment clinic (JAC) at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Rod McLean is providing innovative solutions for people experiencing pain from temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD). Rod says ‘physiotherapists are integral team members in the management of TMD. We have a unique ability to proactively and extensively question our patients, explore their beliefs and perceptions, adequately assess and appreciate the interplay of a multitude of factors on their presenting symptoms.’

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