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A Neuromuscular Therapy Approach to Scapular Dyskinesis

Nov 17, 2021

The glenohumeral joint is the most mobile in the body. Its ability to function efficiently is dependent on the scapulothoracic articulation. These are two joints found within the shoulder girdle/pectoral girdle. The other two joints include the sternoclavicular joint and the acromioclavicular joint. The glenohumeral joint has sacrificed stability for mobility which makes sense because … Read More

NHI San Jose Grad Tony Salazar Uses Neuromuscular Therapy to Provide Relief to the Longus Colli

Oct 19, 2021

Tony Salazar completed the Core and Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy Programs at National Holistic Institute in San Jose. He’s been practicing in the field for over 2 years and is supporting the ANMT students by volunteering as a tutor and Teaching Assistant. We have received permission from Tony and his patient to share an account of … Read More

What You Need to Know About Frozen Shoulder and Neuromuscular Therapy

Sep 13, 2021

Shoulder pain is the third most prevalent reason consumers seek Massage Therapy. When considering the incredible mobility of the glenohumeral joint, losing function due to movement reduction and/or pain can create incredible obstacles in our daily lives. There are several terms used to describe shoulder mobility limitations/pain including arthritis, bursitis, Frozen Shoulder, and Adhesive Capsulitis. … Read More

A Neuromuscular Approach to Shin Splints

Jul 19, 2021

Shin Splints is a term that had been previously used to identify Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS); according to “Principles of Athletic Training” 17th Edition by William E. Prentice, “shin splints” is currently used as an umbrella term that indicates pain in the anterior part of the shin. This pain can be caused by stress … Read More

Neuromuscular Therapy for Temporomandibular Joint Disorders and Headaches

Jun 7, 2021

As National Migraine & Headache Awareness month continues, Phil Okazaki, Senior Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy Program Instructor presents a sneak peek into Neuromuscular Therapy for Temporomandibular Joint Disorders and Headaches. To learn more about Neuromuscular Therapy treatments for TMJ Disorders, collaboration with Health Care Providers, and to delve deeper into the biopsychosocial aspects of TMJD and … Read More

Neuromuscular Therapy and Headache Management for the Most Prevalent Types of Headaches

May 18, 2021

June is National Migraine & Headache Awareness month. In an effort to increase awareness, Phil Okazaki, Senior Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy Program Instructor from the San Jose Campus has provided a list of the most prevalent headaches and how Neuromuscular Therapists assist patients in the management of the associated discomfort from migraines and headaches. Headaches are … Read More

Staff Spotlight | NHI’s ANMT Program Founder & Manager, Cynthia Ribeiro to speak at 2021 AMTA California Chapter Conference

Apr 8, 2021

NHI’s own Cynthia Ribeiro has been announced as a presenter at the 2021 AMTA California Conference. This year’s conference will be entirely virtual and free of charge to all AMTA California Chapter members, including students. NHI is developing a process for current Core Program students to receive Externship Credit for attending the Conference. Cynthia is … Read More

You’re invited to NHI’s Spring All Campus Virtual Open House on Thursday, April 1, 2021 from 3pm-5pm PDT

Mar 25, 2021
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Biting the Bullet: The Masseter

Oct 15, 2015

By William Mathis, NHI instructor The masseter is one of the most crucial muscles in the human body because it allows us to chew food and thus nourish the body. Its name is derived from the Greek word masasthai, meaning “to chew”, and it forms a prominent part of the contours of the face. For its size, … Read More