Established in 1988 by Dr. Lawrence Jones, D.O., F.A.A.O. and Randall Kusunose, P.T., O.C.S. the Jones Institute offers post-graduate Counterstrain seminars for healthcare professionals throughout the United States. Jones Institute Australasia is an affiliated organisation offering counterstrain courses within the Asia Pacific region.
LOCAL TEACHING TEAM
Graduated from the University of South Australia school of physiotherapy in 1989 and has worked in his own private practice (Synergy Manual Therapy) in Adelaide treating clients with chronic pain and dysfunction for over 25 years. He has taught extensively in Australia and Europe with the Manual Therapy Institute since 1999. Haydn is currently the lead instructor in Jones Strain Counterstrain courses and an assistant instructor on Fascial Counterstrain Courses.
JAMES McEWAN. B.AApp.Sc (Physio) APAM JSCC
Graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of South Australia and established Adelaide Advanced Physiotherapy in 2011 to provide the best in manual therapy services. James has a passionate interest in strength and conditioning training, injury management and prevention, functional movement, Crossfit, cycling and all things to do with the ocean.
He has continued extensive post graduate study and training to be able to offer highly skilled assessment and treatment. He attained certification in Jones Counterstrain techniques in 2013. After a serious cycling accident at the end of 2013, James has experienced firsthand, the whole process of restoring both physical and psychological function from injury. James is currently an assistant instructor in Fascial Counterstrain courses.
INTERNATIONAL TEACHING TEAM
Physical Therapist and Board Certified in Orthopaedics by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Mr. Kusunose is the director of the Jones Institute and has been a certified instructor of Strain Counterstrain for 28 years. He has authored several chapters and articles on Strain Counterstrain. He has taught over 500 Counterstrain courses nationally and over 70 international courses in 10 different countries. He is the only clinician to teach and travel with Dr. Lawrence Jones for 9 years. Mr Kusunose is a lead instructor in Jones Strain Counterstrain courses and has taught over a dozen courses in Australia.
BRIAN TUCKEY PT. OCS,PT. OCS, JSCCI
Mr. Tuckey, a 1990 graduate from the University of Maryland at Baltimore School of physical therapy, is a board certified clinical specialist in orthopedics by the American Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. He is one of only four practitioners in the world who was certified to teach the osteopathic manipulation technique, Strain and Counterstrain, by Dr. Lawrence Jones D.O. (the originator of the technique) before his death in 1997. Mr. Tuckey is the creator of Fascial Counterstrain (FCS), a system specific curriculum of Counterstrain courses, designed to treat all types of soft tissue dysfunction including musculoskeletal, visceral, neural and vascular dysfunction. He has personally developed treatments for over 800 previously undocumented fascial tender points and he currently teaches FCS classes in the United States, Europe and Australia.
TIMOTHY HODGES LMT. CPT, JSCCI
Tim is owner operator of Counterstrain Portland, his private clinic in Portland, Oregon and Counterstrain.com. Tim has been using Counterstrain for over 15 years and has run a successful mentorship program for students wanting to master the Counterstrain technique. Tim has been certified by the Jones Institute and Brian Tuckey (Originator of Fascial Counterstrain) to teach Fascial Counterstrain courses. He has participated in the development of many of the new techniques.
GREGORY ZADOW B.APP.Sc (Physio), DPT, CACI, JSCCI
Greg has been a self-employed physical therapist since 1998. He earned a Bachelor of Applied Science in physiotherapy from the University of South Australia and Doctor of Physical Therapy from the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professionals. Greg is the owner and clinic director of Green Ridge Physical Therapy and Wellness, his Oregon-based private practice. In 2011, he became certified in the Strain Counterstrain (SCS) technique and continued on to complete a mastery program with Counterstrain Academy and become a Jones Strain Counterstrain Certified Instructor (JSCCI) of Fascial Counterstrain (FCS). Greg has been using Counterstrain ever since his first introduction to the technique in 1991 and now holds over 20 years of continuing education experience in the field of manual therapy.