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“Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy Program”

The Neuromuscular Role of the Abdominals in Low Back Pain

Jan 19, 2023

The lumbopelvic region’s stability and mobility rely upon the relationship between the thoracolumbar fascia, the fascia lata, the abdominal fascia systems and all their related musculature. Many therapists feel adept with working on the posterior aspect of the body for lower back pain symptoms; we are going to focus on the role of the abdominal … Read More

NHI Student Samuel Torres Makes History as Sacramento Republic FC’s First Paid Massage Therapist

Dec 7, 2022

Samuel Torres never thought he would be where he is now when he started school at the National Holistic Institute in early 2021. Looking back, he is a Texan native who had an extensive career in plumbing. He and his wife, Brandi, made the move to California in October of 2019 in pursuit of alleviating … Read More

16 Years Strong, NHI Emeryville Grad Reggie Reaves Loves His Thriving Private Practice

Nov 2, 2022

Reggie Reaves is absolutely loving life with a thriving private practice in massage and neuromuscular therapy. With 16 years in the massage therapy industry, Reggie enjoys working in a wide variety of settings from cruise ships to skyscrapers for companies like Google and BlackRock. Learn more about Reggie’s journey by reading his story below. I … Read More

“Massage Therapist Thumb” from a Neuromuscular Therapy Perspective

Sep 20, 2022

Our hands are our most important tools. We tend to forget how much they do until we have an injury; then even the most mundane task of buttoning a shirt, opening a jar, pouring coffee, or turning a doorknob can become difficult. As Massage Therapists we have to be very aware of how often we … Read More

NHI Graduate Shannon Flores Found a Little More of Herself Through Massage Therapy

Aug 25, 2022

We often ask our students and graduates how they found out about NHI. Most of the time, we’ll hear about traditional methods such as being referred by a friend, or seeing an ad on their phone. However, it’s also quite normal to hear something along the lines of, “I didn’t find NHI, NHI found me!” … Read More

NHI San Jose Grad Laura Foulk Went From Stressful Jobs to a Successful Career in Massage and Neuromuscular Therapy

Jul 27, 2022

The average American works 100,000 hours in their lifetime. No matter what you do for a living, minimizing stress and achieving success are two primary pursuits. Laura Foulk is a graduate of NHI San Jose’s Core Massage Therapy Training Program as well as the ANMT (Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy) Program. Continue reading to learn about Laura’s … Read More

NHI’s Phil Okazaki Reflects on His Japanese American Heritage and its Impact on His Life

May 24, 2022

As we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, we spotlight Phil Okazaki. Phil is an alumnus of NHI who currently serves as the AMTA California Chapter President and works for NHI as a Senior Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy (ANMT) Program Instructor and ANMT Curriculum & Marketing Specialist. In addition to all of that, … Read More

“Text Neck” and Why Neuromuscular Therapists Spend More Time on the Front of the Body for Back, Neck, and Shoulder Pain

Apr 26, 2022

Typically, when patients come to an appointment complaining of back, neck, and shoulder pain we will notice very specific similarities in soft tissue and posture. Invariably, Massage Therapists will start their patient prone and start digging elbows into the middle of the back to address the pain. Unfortunately, this can do more harm than good … Read More

Completing NHI’s ANMT Program Made John McCarthy the Most Requested Therapist in the Company

Mar 28, 2022

John McCarthy is an inspiration to us all. Unemployed for two years due to COVID, John set out to answer his calling by completing the Core Massage Therapy Training Program and Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy Program at NHI Sacramento. Today, John is operating a successful mobile massage therapy business and is also the most requested therapist … Read More

2 of the Most Commonly Overlooked Muscles Injured with Whiplash Associated Disorder and Why Neuromuscular Therapists Will Address Them

Mar 18, 2022

About Whiplash Associated Disorder “Whiplash-associated disorders (WADs) are a common, disabling, and costly condition that occur usually as a consequence of a motor vehicle crash (MVC). While the figures vary depending on the cohort studied, current data indicate that up to 50% of people who experience a whiplash injury will never fully recover and up … Read More