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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

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

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

NHI Santa Ana’s Jessica Gomez Sees No Limits to Her Career Opportunities as a Core and ANMT Program Graduate

Nov 23, 2021

The career opportunities as a graduate of NHI’s Core Massage Therapy Training Program are vast. According to NHI Santa Graduate Jessica Gomez, if you also complete the Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy (ANMT) Program, then there’s really no limit to your career possibilities. Get to know Jessica and the breadth of opportunities she has available to her, … 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

NHI Sacramento Grad Oliver Layco Running Boston Marathon to Support Massage Therapy Research

Oct 4, 2021

Have you ever reached for the stars, trained for an exhilarating sporting event or stretched yourself to achieve a personal goal? National Holistic Institute alumnus, Oliver Layco, is doing just that as he trains for the 2021 Boston Marathon® as part of John Hancock’s Marathon Non-Profit Program. On October 11, Oliver will run 26.2 miles in … Read More