Meet SOCHi Founder


Boris Prilutsky
Boris Prilutsky

Boris Prilutsky has been teaching and practicing medical and sports massage for over 40 years. In 1995, he founded of the Southern California Health Institute (SOCHi), then known as IPPT school of massage, physical therapy aide and chiropractor assistants, in Los Angeles.

He graduated from the Pedagogic Institute of Higher Education in Vinnitsa, Ukraine, with the degree in physical education, completed postgraduate physical rehabilitation study at Lesgofft Institute of the former Leningrad, and graduated from Medical College in Ramat-Gan, Israel, with a major in chiropractic medicine. The first 20 years of his career, he spent working with Olympic teams from the former Soviet Union. Boris has trained thousands of therapists worldwide. He also treats patients with various neural, muscular and skeletal disorders at his offices in San Fernando Valley and Beverly Hills, California.

Boris continues to teach continuing education seminars and workshops to advanced massage therapists through his website medicalmassage-edu.com and is a guest speaker all around the world.

Interview with our founder


Southern California Health Institute - Los Angeles Campus (North Hollywood)


Los Angeles Campus

Our goal at SOCHi Los Angeles is to give students the opportunity to grow and start their career on the right foot.

Just like we want our students to grow, we also want to expand our campuses. Southern California Health Institute is proud to serve the Los Angeles area.