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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

The Value of Continuing Education and Collaboration to Advance the Field of Massage Therapy

Jul 30, 2021

“Even though athletic trainers, physical therapists and other health care professionals all do some manual therapy, they don’t have the training or experience a Massage Therapist has…Likewise, Massage Therapists are expanding their skills but don’t have the training an athletic trainer or physical therapist has. So, when we have the opportunity to work together, we … 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

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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Tips for Maintaining Positive Mental Health While Social Distancing

Sep 8, 2020

Dealing with being at home all the time isn’t easy for everyone. Staying indoors can lead to feelings of isolation and take its toll on one’s mental health. While looking after our physical health is more important than ever, we must not underestimate the impact of increased stress and anxiety on our mental well-being. As … Read More

Legacy Bay Area Colleges Unite to Expand Program Offerings in Holistic Health

Aug 12, 2020

  Emeryville, California – National Holistic Institute | A College of Massage Therapy announces the acquisition of Bauman College, a leading provider of vocational programs in the fields of Holistic Nutrition and Culinary Arts. NHI is excited to build upon the rich heritage of both organizations while expanding program offerings in online and in-person holistic health … Read More

5 Reasons Why Now is a Great Time to Become a Massage Therapist

Oct 22, 2018

Have you been thinking about a new career as a Massage Therapist? Most people love the idea of receiving a massage, but they may not have considered actually providing this valuable and therapeutic service to others. You can attend massage school at one of our 10 California campuses and get started in this rewarding and growing field. If … Read More

4 Fall Ayurveda Tips

Oct 20, 2016

Look outside your window and you’ll see the seasons in transition. The days are becoming shorter each day, the leaves are falling from trees and warm summer air is being replaced with cool, dry winter air. All of these changes can take a toll on your body. Listed below are a few daily rituals rooted … Read More