|Staff Profiles - The Apollo Clinic|
John Forde, RMT - Owner of The Apollo Clinic and Developer of P3 Cream.
John graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 1992 and has been expanding his practice ever since. After working for the Vancouver Canucks in 1995, he opened his first Massage Therapy clinic in Abbotsford. John has spent the last sixteen years heavily involved in the community as well. Working with groups such as Pacific Sport, Muay Thai boxing, the Abbotsford Police and many others. In the past John has combined his love of horses and manual therapy when he worked preparing race horses for the track! In June 2005, John introduced P3, an all natural, alcohol free analgesic sports cream to the Canadian public.
Above his professional accomplishments John is a husband and father of three, he is passionate about playing music and staying active in the gym!
Katie Dykshoorn, RMT
A graduate of Okanagan Valley College of Massage Therapy, Katie has been practicing Massage Therapy since 2002. One of her main focuses is to reduce muscle imbalances created by everyday life, work and sports. Katie strives to reduce muscle tightness before injuries occur by keeping muscles soft, pliable and elastic. She has worked with clients with overuse injuries, sports injuries, post surgery, post trauma, headaches and much more. Katie has volunteered her skills as a Massage Therapist with the Pilots Junior B Hockey team as well as numerous sporting events within the community. She is currently the head coach for The Abbotsford Christian women's volleyball team. In her spare time Katie enjoys playing volleyball, riding horses, hiking, kayaking and snowboarding.
Brent Robinson, RMT
Brent has been practicing Massage Therapy in the Fraser Valley for 20 years, since graduating from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 1994. He has been certified in the Graston Technique since 2013, an method of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization, which includes diagnostic and therapeutic applications and procedures. He uses various orthopedic and arthrokinetic techniques, along with remedial exercises to address muscle/joint imbalances and injuries. Brent is an avid runner who works extensively with local running groups, focusing on the biomechanics of running and injury prevention. With his experience as a former Personal Trainer and an extensive background in strengh training, cycling, hiking and running, he has used his expertise to develop numerous training programs for individuals within the community.
Chelsey Raine, RMT