Jooho (Chris) Mun is a Korean massage therapist in Burnaby that focuses on trigger point release, myofascial release, deep tissue massage and joint mobilization. Chris Mun started the massage therapy profession after a decade of experience in the restaurant industry, and less than 3 years of experience in the aircraft engineering industry and came to Canada from Korea.
As a head chef, restaurant industry veteran, and aircraft engineer, Chris is familiar with the workers who work in the restaurant industries or engineering industries. So Chris is specialized for the patients who are suffering from the pain of repetitive movements, works with prolonged standing position over 8 hours per day, and back/shoulder/neck pain which is the most that patients have complained about.
What Chris really wanted to do was help people. So he he decide to enroll in the Registered Massage Therapist degree program at Vancouver Career College and now has completed his diploma. Chris takes his board exam to become a fully licensed RMT in September and in the meantime will work as a body worker at Elu Wellness.
Chris likes to use Swedish massage techniques mainly that should not be just a painful experience, but rather a relaxing experience. He also enjoys using another variety of modalities such as; trigger point release therapy, myofascial release therapy, deep tissue therapy, and joint mobilization therapy. Most patients who are treated by him can be expected to get homecare exercises that help to improve the symptoms faster and better.
Areas of Focus: Deep tissue massage, Swedish, reflexology, relaxation, myofascial release therapy, joint mobilization therapy and trigger point release therapy
Certifications: Completed Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) degree at Vancouver Career College