Karl Domes, Registered Massage Therapist (RMT)


Karl graduated from Vancouver’s Langara College with a Diploma in Registered Massage Therapy in 2021. He is excited to be channeling his passion for helping others through massage, and brings a kindness and curiosity to his work. Karl has enjoyed working with a diverse patient population, and has experience helping patients meet a broad range of goals, including rehabilitating injuries, improving athletic performance and reducing chronic pain. Whether big or small, long-term or short-term, Karl is motivated to help his patients achieve their goals through
collaborative, patient-centered approaches to treatment. Modalities he uses include: Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation, and Joint Mobilizations. Patients can expect to receive a treatment that is thoughtfully designed and tailored specifically to their needs.

When not at work, Karl loves being active and having fun in the great outdoors. From running, cycling, hiking and skiing to ocean plunges and yoga in the park, he is always finding new ways to enjoy Vancouver’s spectacular natural setting.

Hi there. I'm Karl and I love working as an RMT. It's a very cool job. It's such an honour to be able to work one-on-one with people, to collaborate on building goals together and on making a plan to achieve those goals. And it's a pretty cool feeling to go home at the end of the day, knowing that my time and energy was spent on improving someone's quality of life. 

I'm naturally a very curious person. And so I really enjoy the aspect of piecing together clues with the patient as we explore what's going on with their body and how things are connected and what we can do together to help them live in the way that they feel good about. 

I love working with people from all sorts of walks of life. And I find it really cool when there's, you know, a certain limitation in an area or pain in an area and there's pieces that we can put together to figure out what might be going on. How the body's connected and how we can work with that, to get someone back running, walking, enjoying their life, hiking, skiing, whatever it is that they want to do.

Insync Physiotherapy has been such an awesome place to work. I actually specifically sought out Insync Physio because I wanted to work in collaboration with physiotherapists. I love knowing that a lot of the patients that I see are seeing physiotherapists here as well. And so we can communicate with each other about how to work as a team to help that patient meet their goals. It really feels like there's a circle of care that are supporting patients on their journey here. And that really resonates with me. 

Insync also has a strong culture of learning and mentorship. And as I said, I'm a very curious person. So to be able to work somewhere where there's really great conversations, mentorship sessions, I'm constantly being challenged to think in new ways. And there's a lot of support too, in terms of my own professional journey and my own interests and learning more about them. 

Outside of work, I love using my body. I love cycling. I love running. I love hiking. Skiing. Vancouver is such an incredible city to enjoy the outdoors and something I recently discovered that I love doing, which I was a bit surprised about, was swimming in the ocean in the middle of winter. So that cold water plunge 8:30 AM on a January morning turns out something that really gets me going. But any way that I can get outside and enjoy the beautiful outdoors is wonderful.

So I look forward to meeting you and can't wait to start working together.