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.
SCS I focuses on spinal dysfunction. Lecture and extensive lab time are spent on the cervical spine, thoracic spine, lumbar spine, ribs, pelvis and sacrum. Emphasis is placed on developing palpatory and hands-on treatment skills to enhance the students effectiveness with the techniques. Upon completion of the course participants will understand the neuromuscular basis for Strain Counterstrain, know how to perform a full body evaluation and have learned the Strain Counterstrain documentation format. More than 85 techniques are taught throughout the course and each participant receives a syllabus outlining each technique demonstrated.