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A Neuromuscular Therapy Approach to Lateral Ankle Sprains

Jan 19, 2022

Overview of Lateral Ankle Sprains In regards to sports injuries, the ankle is one of the most commonly injured. “Lateral ankle sprains (LASs) are often considered a benign injury with no lasting consequences. However, at least one-third of individuals who sustained an LAS will experience residual symptoms. These symptoms, often termed ‘chronic ankle instability’ (CAI), … Read More

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

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