Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain can really affect you in your daily activities. We can help you explore the source of your injury and get you moving normally again.

What’s Causing My Shoulder Pain?

Shoulder pain can arise from various sources. Explore some of the prevalent conditions that are treated by our skilled physiotherapists at our downtown office.



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Shoulder Dislocation

A dislocated shoulder is a potentially serious injury in which your upper arm bone pops out of the cup-shaped part of your shoulder blade.

Learn more about the early signs, treatments, and exercises for shoulder dislocation here.

Shoulder Impingement

This is one of the most common shoulder injuries leading to pain with overhead activities. For most people this means pain with taking off a shirt, putting on a jacket, overhead reaching, reaching behind your back.

Learn more about the early signs, treatments, and exercises for shoulder impingement here.

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder is a condition that affects your shoulder joint. In many cases it involves pain and stiffness that gradually develops, tends to get worse, and then slowly recovers.

Learn more about the early signs, treatments, and exercises for frozen shoulder here.

Shoulder Labrum Tear

The labrum is a soft cartilage in the shoulder socket. The labrum cups the head of the humerus with the socket. The mechanism of injury is usually though a fall on an outstretched arm or sudden tug in the arm.

Learn more about the early signs, treatments, and exercises for shoulder labrum tears here.

Shoulder Separation

A separated shoulder happens when the ligaments between the collarbone and shoulder blade are torn. Often shoulder separations happen after a direct fall onto the shoulder, car accidents, or through contact sports.

Learn more about the early signs, treatments, and exercises for shoulder separations here.

Biceps Tendinitis

Biceps tendonitis is caused by inflammation of the long head of the biceps tendon caused by the wear and tear of our daily activities and more particularly repetitive overhead activities.

Learn more about the early signs, treatments, and exercises for biceps tendinitis here.


Shoulder bursitis refers to the inflammation of the bursa in the shoulder joint.  Shoulder tendonitis, also known as tendinitis, is a condition characterized by inflammation, irritation, or degeneration of the tendons in the shoulder.

Learn more about the early signs, treatments, and exercises for shoulder bursitis/tendonitis here.

Post Surgical Rehab

After shoulder surgery your shoulder can be sore, stiff, and inflamed. Your physiotherapist will work with you to help manage your pain and inflammation with gentle hands on treatment.

Learn more about what is involved in your rehab after your shoulder surgery here.

Rotator Cuff Injuries
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“I had a bad knee injury after flying off my bike. But was in the middle of training for a marathon. Eric helped me with knee strength building activities to help me recover nicely in time to run!”

– Elaine Yao 

“Eric identified my problem as being due to shoulder impingement…Eric was able to determine what the issue was as well as isolate the specific movements that were triggering the problem. With this knowledge, he provided me with some physio exercises to strengthen the muscles around my deltoids and alleviate the problem.”

– Ice P 

“I went to Eric to relieve me from a frozen shoulder shoulder pain. Eric was quick to point out the problem after the first session and designed a treatment plan based on it. The sessions were really effective and I felt a difference in my shoulder within a week.”

– Bianca P 

“I went to see Eric following a foot injury, and am extremely satisfied with the treatment I received. Right from the first session, he was able to quickly pinpoint the issue and provide me with a plan of action and exercises to address it.”

– Lucas Hawath 

“I came to Eric for wrist pain that I experienced from a sport injury and his care was nothing short of amazing. Eric took the time to understand my personal recovery goals and devised a simple and easy plan for me to reach them.”

– Matthew L. 

“Eric’s knowledge and expertise in physiotherapy were evident from the start. He took the time to thoroughly assess my condition, asking insightful questions and actively listening to my concerns. I am very satisfied with my neck treatment. Highly recommend!”

– Edra Kalemi 

“Eric was an absolute professional. He took time to understand the issue with my shoulder and help with a recovery plan. He was very considerate in building the recovery plan with our lifestyle in mind.”

– Abbhilash M. 

“I came to Eric with a torn quad from soccer and was really worried about how long it would take to rehab. Eric gave a very thorough assessment , paid great attention to detail re. my physical activities and sports. He set me up on a rehab plan that enabled me back to my activities in a relatively short time.”

– Lindsey Craig 

“Eric is a true professional who cares about this patients and offers amazing treatment. Unlike many physios he is completely hands on with his clients, uses electro acupuncture and massage techniques to help alleviate pain speed up recovery.”

– Aizaz Alam 

“Eric was very detailed in his process of understanding of my issue and injury before laying out a clear plan to fix it. I loved that from day one I knew how long it would take and exactly what we would be doing to fix the injury. Worked out exactly like he said it would. Definitely recommend him!”

– Muz B. 
Toronto, ON

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