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Since 1997, thousands of students have walked through the doors of Northwest and have gone on to become successful Massage Therapists, Dental Assistants, Medical Assistants, Medical Insurance Specialists and Paralegals. Won’t you join the fine group of Northwest Alumni now serving the community in a variety of professions? Explore Northwest Career College and see where your future can lead. Come tour our campus today!
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Every Alumni is welcome back on the campus of Northwest Career College. We love to hear your successes and share in your life’s progress. The absolute best, though, is when you return to the classroom and speak with our current students. Alumni come-backs always give students that extra bit of inspiration to help them see that their goals are achievable and real.
The evolution of Text Neck and ways that Massage Therapy can help:
The widespread use of an increasing variety of technology: touch screen pads/tablets, laptops, smartphones—has detonated a cache of related conditions, from tight necks and sore backs to painful thumbs and increased stress. Anyone who has spent much time on a computer, cellphone, tablet or other advanced electronic device has surely experienced the discomfort of poor body mechanics and repetitive straining. These problems are not limited to the neck, as more and more people seek relief from shoulder, arms, wrists, hands, low-back and hip pain. Massage therapy can provide the damage control needed to combat text neck and other injuries of the digital age.
“The first smartphone was introduced by Apple’s CEO, Steve Jobs (1955–2011), in 2007. Eight years on, 64 percent of Americans own a smartphone, according to the article, “U.S. Smartphone Use in 2015,” published by the Pew Research Center.” The average human head weighs about 12 pounds—but for every inch the head hangs forward, the amount of weight put on the spine increases by 10 pounds.
How can massage help divert the physical, mental, and emotional stress launched by technology? By the calming effects massage has on the nervous system and it’s benefits listed here:
Regular massage therapy can defuse the effects of overuse of electronics and keep one’s mind and body ready for the next challenge, or device of the digital age.
If you are interested in becoming an Massage Therapist, Northwest Career College has an exceptional program taught by physicians and licensed massage therapists. Please call one of our enrollment specialists today at 702-254-7577 and start your new career as a massage therapists. We are waiting to hear from you!