Faculty - Jones Strain Counterstrain

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Faculty

INTERNATIONAL PROFESSORS

ERIK E. GANDINO, DO, JSCCI
Doctor of Osteopathy, Dr. Gandino is the director of the Jones Institute Europe and has taught Strain Counterstrain throughout several European countries in the past 14 years. He's the only European certified instructor and the only European to have attended the whole course of study at the  Jones Institute in US.

BRIAN TUCKEY PT, OCS, JSCCI
Dr. Tuckey is certified in Orthopedics by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties since 1995. Brian has been an instructor with the Jones Institute since 1997, and has personally developed over 70 of the techniques currently taught at the Jones Institute.

ED GOERING, DO, JSCCI
Doctor of Osteopathy and past teaching resident at the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Western University in Pomona, CA. Dr. Goering is a contributor to the Strain Counterstrain book published in early 1995 and has instructed many seminars throughout the United States.

LARRY HAM, MS, PT, ATC, JSCCI
Physical Therapist and Board Certified in Orthopedics’ 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 20 years. He has authored several chapters and articles on Strain Counterstrain.

RANDALL S. KUSUNOSE, PT, OCS, JSCCI
Physical Therapist and Board Certified in Orthopedics’ 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 20 years. He has authored several chapters and articles on Strain Counterstrain.

TIMOTHY HODGES, LMT, JSCCI
Tim is owner operator of Tim Hodges-Manual Therapy, his private clinic in Portland, Oregon. Tim has been using Counterstrain for over 14 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 SCS Viceral, SCS Lymphatic-Venous and SCS Arterial courses. He has participated in the development of many of the new techniques.

ROBERT DOWD, PT, DPT, OCS, JSCCI
Dr. Dowd has been a physical therapist for 19 years, recently completing his t-DPT from the University of St. Augustine with a capstone project integrating SCS and manual therapy techniques. He has utilized SCS techniques since 1991 and is a certified instructor with the Jones Institute since 1997. He specializes in integrating a neurologically biased approach to orthopedic problems. He has been recertified as an Orthopaedic Specialist from the APTA Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.
PROFESSORS IN RETIREMENT

ALAN LAFKY PT, MA, DPT,OCS, JSCCI
Dr. Lafky has been a Physical Therapist since 1975 and Board Certified in Orthopedics’ by the American Board of P.T. Specialties since 1992. He has been certified by the Jones Institute to teach SCS since 1993 and has also taught numerous courses for the APTA. He recently completed his t-DPT from Arcadia University which included a case analysis on the successful use of SCS for RUQ pain in a young athlete with visceral dysfunction.

HARMON MYERS, DO
He graduated from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1954. He has been one of the first assistant of Dr. Jones and then he taught Counterstrain for over 20 years at the University of Osteopathic Medicine of Arizona, he’s the author of the text: "Clinical Application of Counterstrain"


ROBERT H. WENDORFF, DO
He graduated from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicina in 1948 and was an assistant to Dr. Jones for over 10 years, helpin him with altruistic commitment to the realization of the first volume of the book: "Jones Strain Counterstrain". Great teacher and developer of many variants applied to the Strain Counterstrain.

LAWRENCE H. JONES, DO, FAAO
Founder of the Strain Counterstrain method. He has the merit of having developed and created a unique system, which has led to a huge development over the years, makind it the only complete Osteopathic techinque for all the human systems: muscolo-skeletal, vascular venus, arterial & lymphatic, visceral, cranial and of the peripheral nervous system.
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