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“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

“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

NHI Grad Lauren Hirsch is Running for Research at the 2022 Boston Marathon

Feb 28, 2022

NHI Sacramento proudly boasts yet another alumnus, Lauren Hirsch, who is a member of the Massage Therapy Foundation’s 2022 #RunningForReasearch Team. Lauren will be running at the 2022 Boston Marathon® to support research into the benefits of massage, education for  therapists and community service projects that bring massage to the underserved. Continue reading to learn … 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

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

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

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

NHI Changed San Jose Core & ANMT Program Graduate Alyssa Osborn’s Life in The Best Possible Ways

May 25, 2021

We often hear graduates from our Core Massage Therapy Training Program and Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy (ANMT) Program say that they find it difficult to express how much NHI means to them, or how NHI played a huge part in changing their life. Alyssa Osborn, a graduate of NHI San Jose’s Core and ANMT Programs said … Read More