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NHI Clovis Graduate Alexis Lujan Took a Chance on Herself to Have Work She Loves

May 11, 2022

Alexis Lujan is a graduate of the Core Massage Therapy Training Program at NHI Clovis. Alexis overcame her struggles with depression and anxiety as well as the complexities of being a young mother in pursuit of having work she loves. Learn more about Alexis’ story below. I Knew I Wanted More for My Life and … 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

NHI Studio City’s Core Massage Therapy Program Saved Student Angel Castillo’s Life

Apr 20, 2022

We often hear from our students and graduates how their massage therapy training at NHI changed their life. It means the world to us to know that we are fulfilling our mission of, “Helping People Have Work They Love.” Every now and then, we hear from students and grads that our program saved their life. … Read More

NHI Studio City Grad Monica Mey Discovered the Value of Recovery from Massage Therapy

Apr 14, 2022

Monica Mey is a recent graduate of our Core Massage Therapy Training Program from NHI Studio City. As a single parent of 2 children, Monica’s motivation to succeed as a Massage Therapist was fueled by her gifts of empathy and nurturing touch as a mother. Learn more about Monica as she shares her story below. … 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

NHI Sacramento Grad Laura Rodriguez Pursues Her Passion for Massage Therapy

Mar 15, 2022

Laura Rodriguez has work she loves as a massage therapist. What started off as an impromptu desire to release a coworker’s shoulder tension turned into a pursuit of Laura’s passion for massage therapy. Continue reading to discover Laura’s pathway towards becoming a massage therapist. She got me thinking a lot about it I had been … 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

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