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“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

2 Reasons Neuromuscular Therapists Target the Abdominal Muscles for Low Back Pain

Feb 22, 2022

Low Back Pain is one of the Most Common Reasons Consumers Seek Massage Therapy According to the CDC, low back pain is causing more disability in the world than any other condition. In fact, 25% of adults reported low back pain, (LBP) in the three months prior to their investigation. While LBP has several symptoms … Read More

Core Program Graduate Thais Diehl has a Deep Love and Respect for Her Time at NHI Emeryville

Feb 3, 2022

Thais Diehl is a graduate of our Core Massage Therapy Program at NHI Emeryville. While a majority of NHI students enroll without any previous education or experience in massage therapy, Thais came with both, along with a desire to return to a career where her, “spirit would be happy and at ease.” Keep reading to … Read More

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

NHI Ontario’s Celiana Vargas has an Edge Over Other Athletic Trainers via Neuromuscular Therapy

Dec 2, 2021

Celiana Vargas is living proof that the Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy (ANMT) Program is not only beneficial for Massage Therapists, but for many other professions in the healthcare industry. Already an Athletic Trainer, Celiana went on to complete both the Core Massage Therapy Training Program and ANMT Program at NHI Ontario. In doing so, Celiana’s career … 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

Clovis Campus Graduate Tinesha Walker Expands Her Practice Built on the Foundation of Training at NHI

Nov 1, 2021

Tinesha Walker is a graduate of the Core Massage Therapy Training Program from the NHI Clovis campus. Tinesha’s training at NHI not only led to higher pay and multiple job opportunities across the country, it also opened the door to expand her skills to train to become a Lymphedema Certified Therapist. Read more about Tinesha’s … Read More

AMTA Celebrates its 25th Annual National Massage Therapy Awareness Week® | October 24-30, 2021

Oct 20, 2021

National Holistic Institute celebrates the American Massage Therapy Association’s (AMTA) 25th annual National Massage Therapy Awareness Week® from October 24-30, 2021. Steve Albertson, AMTA National President, shares some ways you can participate this year. AMTA’s 25th Annual National Massage Therapy Awareness Week I am excited that AMTA is celebrating its 25th annual National Massage Therapy Awareness … Read More