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Category Archives: Clinical Massage Therapy

The Business of Helping People

By Joan Hannant, Founder & CEO of The Soma Institute The Soma Institute was built on the idea of helping people. Students come to us because they are passionate about the idea of a career where they can help people heal naturally. My passion and the passion of our staff is to help our students…
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Can Clinical Massage Help with Nerve Injury?

If you’ve ever felt a shooting, tingling sensation down your leg or quick, sharp pain after lifting something or playing sports, you likely have experienced a nerve injury. Often, the pain is just a temporary nuisance, but it can also be debilitating. Clinical massage therapy can often relieve pain caused by nerve injury. (more…)
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Clinical Massage Tips with Mike Hovi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_ki24JVkgU&t=3s Program Director Mike Hovi gives some tips to Massage Therapists beginning their clinical massage program. The SOMA Institute offers 11 month and 15 month Clinical Massage Therapy programs designed to accommodate busy schedules. The 11 month program students attend class 2 full days a week while the 15 month month students attend class all…
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The Benefits of Career Services

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzUt4ndpHvg Join Keeton Phillips as he details some of the many services the Soma Institute's Career Services can offer current students and alumni alike. In addition, the Soma Institute's employment page list curated listings to help current students and graduates alike in their job search.
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4 Myths About Pain, Pain Receptors and Pain Relief

[caption id="attachment_5690" align="alignnone" width="300"] Pain should not be ignored[/caption] If you’ve been alive for any amount of time (and if you’re reading this, you have been), you’ve felt physical pain at some point in your life. The sensations we know as pain are the results of nerves sending signals to our brains in response to…
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