Registered Massage Therapists

Krys Dybowski, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist, Clinic Owner
Krys Dybowski, RMT has been working in Coquitlam as a Registered Massage Therapist for over five years before opening up Myokinetics Registered Massage Therapy in 2016. Krys has completed the 3000 hour program at West Coast College of Massage Therapy along with a Diploma in Sports Science at Douglas College while working as a fitness consultant at the Maple Ridge Leisure Center. Krys has been awarded first place prize by the Registered Massage Therapist Association of British Columbia (RMTBC) for his dedication and research within the field, and was ranked in the top 15 percentile during board examinations.
He has great experience treating patients with a wide variety of conditions such as motor vehicle accident (MVA) injuries , sports injuries and the typical everyday aches, pains, and headaches. He has further experience working with UBC athletes, as well as working with spinal cord injuries at GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre. In addition, Krys has vast knowledge treating patients diagnosed with systemic conditions, such as Parkinson’s and Multiple Sclerosis. He uses a wide variety of modalities such as Swedish, trigger point release, petrissage, joint mobilizations, myofascial release, Roods technique, Muscle Energy Technique (MET) and Soft Tissue Release (STR) to help patients reach their optimal health. Krys takes pride in thoroughly assessing each patient to provide the most effect treatment. He also believes in motivating his patients to do the proper home care exercises that maybe require in order to get back to their optimal health faster. As a very active individual he enjoys working out, playing basketball, going for runs, spending time with family and cheering on his favorite hockey team the Vancouver Canucks!
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Kathy Cooper, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist
Kathy Cooper graduated from 3000 Hour Massage Therapy Program from the New Westminster campus of West Coast College of Massage Therapy in April of 2013. She successfully completed the Registration Board Exams later that same year and has been a practicing Registered Massage Therapist ever since. As an enthusiastic and compassionate Registered Massage Therapist, Kathy believes that the keys to successful treatments are to listen carefully to, and work closely with her clients to assist them in achieving their health and treatment goals.
Kathy's approach to massage therapy is based in holistic treatments ensuring that the chief complaint is dealt with along with any compensating ailments that may be present with the goal of preventing any additional discomfort from developing. During her time at WCCMT; as well as in general practice, Kathy has treated a number of conditions including, but not limited to: Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Nerve Compression and Traction Injuries, Systemic Conditions such as Migraines, Lupus, Scleroderma, and Lyme Disease along with more common ailments such as Low Back Pain, Tight Neck and Shoulder Girdle Muscles and general Overuse Conditions such as Tendonopathies, Muscle Strains and Joint Sprains. Kathy has also completed an 8 week Massage Internship on the Burns, Plastics and Trauma Ward at VGH; treating patients recovering from intensive surgeries and disfiguring injuries, assisting patients in reconnecting with and accepting their changed bodies. Kathy firmly believes that positive therapeutic touch is beneficial for those suffering from Depression and Anxiety and that Massage Therapy is an underestimated source of relaxation and a booster of our bodies natural neurotransmitters that reduce the symptoms of depression and anxiety. Having lived in Maple Ridge for the past 3 years and having strong ties to Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam, Kathy has dedicated her practice to helping people throughout the TriCities, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge and surrounding communities. Kathy lives in Maple Ridge and enjoys hiking the trails in Golden Ears Park, Pitt Meadows and along the Coquitlam River with her husband and their 2 dogs. Kathy has a keen interest in Myofascial Releaes, Ligamentous Articular Strain Techniques as well as Pre and Post Natal Care. Kathy looks forward to helping you achieve your wellness goals.
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John Nguyen
Registered Massage Therapist
John is a graduate of the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy. He decided to become a massage therapist because he loves helping people. As a therapist, he knows that combining techniques like myofascial release, deep tissue work, and trigger point therapy with relaxation techniques makes for a relaxing, yet effective massage. John is knowledgeable in treating a wide variety of conditions which patients may present with, such as Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, spinal cord injury, down's syndrome, ALS, tight muscles from everyday use, tension headaches, TMJ, tennis and golfer's elbow and a variety of other conditions. He is fortunate to have helped clients with varying conditions from the different outreaches which he attended.
Helping bedridden patients at Louis Brier Home and Hospital, calming high stress patients at Ronald McDonald House, decreasing tension and establishing an effective way to communicate with clinics that were unable to verbalize what they required at George Pearson Centre, and treating clients with Trisomy 21 at Summit just to name a few. Establishing a way to communicate during treatment is key to an effective and safe treatment. John is also able to communicate in his native tongue Vietnamese to better communicate with clients that speak mostly Vietnamese. John takes continuing education courses to further develop new techniques to advance patient care. At the end of the day he finds great fulfillment knowing he has helped make a difference in helping his clients with their health and lifestyle goals. John’s other passions in life include the outdoors, traveling, animals, jiu-jitsu, and spending time with family and friends.
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Edith Lorincz
Registered Massage Therapist
Edith is a graduate of the Registered Massage Therapy Program at Langara College. She was drawn to massage therapy by her interest in human anatomy and health. Edith utilizes her knowledge of therapeutic massage, manual therapy and movement based interventions to help restore the body to its optimal functioning. During school she had the chance to work with a variety of conditions and populations through her placement at several outreaches including ICORD, The Hive climbing gym, Harbour Dance, St. John’s Hospice and Langara’s very own pre/post natal in-reach. Edith’s treatment techniques include but are not limited to, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, muscle energy techniques (MET), neuromuscular techniques, and joint mobilizations.
She was awarded with a certificate in Subtle Manual Therapies after completing courses in lymphatic drainage, visceral mobilizations, cranio-sacral therapy and MET. While completing her case study Edith developed an interest in working with those suffering from temporomandibular dysfunction. Always eager to learn more about her patient’s injuries she emphasizes the importance of a thorough assessment. Edith believes in working together with her patients to improve the quality of their lives by listening to their needs and offering individually tailored treatments and home-care. Away from the workplace Edith enjoys weight training, running and dancing. Having danced for 14 years she is familiar with many injuries dancers are faced with. In addition she speaks Hungarian and Romanian fluently and is able to communicate with patients of similar backgrounds.
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