Causes of Neck and Shoulder Pain

There are many causes of neck and shoulder pain, including poor posture, repetitive motions, and injury. Poor posture, such as slouching or hunching over, can put strain on the muscles and joints of the neck and shoulders. Repetitive motions, such as typing or playing an instrument, can also lead to pain. Injuries, such as a sprained neck or rotator cuff tear, can also cause pain in the neck and shoulders.

How Physiotherapy Can Help?

A physiotherapist can help diagnose the cause of your neck and shoulder pain and develop a treatment plan to alleviate pain and improve function. Treatment may include exercises to stretch and strengthen the muscles of the neck and shoulders, manual therapy to relieve muscle tension and improve range of motion, and education on proper posture and body mechanics.


Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession concerned with evaluating, diagnosing, and treating a range of injuries, to improve human function and movement and maximize potential.

Our physiotherapists use a variety of techniques to achieve these goals, including hands-on therapy to restore joint and tissue/muscle movement. Other modalities may include acupuncture, laser therapy, exercise plans, patient education on injury management and prevention.

Our dedicated team of Registered Physiotherapists and Physiotherapy Assistants will design a treatment plan specifically for you.  Treatment techniques that may be used include:

  • Manual therapy
  • Concussion Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management
  • Laser therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Moxibustion
  • Active range of motion
  • Home exercise programs
  • Gait analysis
  • Education

Our Team


Leon began his physiotherapy career in Scotland, United Kingdom after graduating MSc. Physiotherapy at Glasgow Caledonian University in 2017. He has experience in treating pre and post-op surgeries, sporting, repetitive use, and work injuries. His interest lies in restoring optimal functioning to allow pain-free movement. During his time in Scotland, he used 3D Motion analysis to assess gait mechanics and provided physiotherapy for the Wales National Hockey Team.

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