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Established in 1988 by Dr. Lawrence Jones and Randall Kusunose, PT, OCS, the Jones Institute offers post-graduate Strain Counterstrain seminars for health care professionals throughout the United States. Dr. Jones developed this innovative approach for the treatment of neuromuscular and musculo-skeletal disorders in the 1950’s. The Jones Institute is the only organization that provides instructors who are certified and authorized to teach the Strain Counterstrain technique by Dr. Jones and the Jones Institute.






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  SCS I for the Spine (SCS I)   
        SCS II for the Extremities (SCS II)
 FI - Fascial Intro

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  SCS for Pelvic Pain (SCS PP)  
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SCS of the Upper Quarter for PT's & OT's (SCS UQ)

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Advanced Courses:
    Contact Us Receipts - Registration & Product  

SCS III-Cranial & Advanced Techniques (SCS III)
SCS IV-Facilitated SCS with Review (SCS IV)

    Continuing Education (CEU's) Replace a Lost Certificate    SCS for the Viscera (SCS VC)
SCS for the Lymphatic & Venous System (SCS LV)
    Tuition & Registration Basics  

SCS for the Arterial System (SCS AR)
SCS for Nervous System, Part 1 (SCS N1) 

    Jones Discounts Available Update My Profile Account  

SCS for Nervous System, Part 2 (SCS N2)
FCS-Muskuloskeletal, Part 1 (SCS MS1)     NEW!

    Fees & Cancelation Policy  Waiting Lists - FAQ      
    JI Competency Rating Info - (formerly Accreditation)  Who Can Take A Course  

P R E - C O U R S E    R E A D I N G:

    Our Mailing Address & Basic Info.      
        Recommended before your first SCS course.  
        Chapter 13 - English  

Click here for the latest Jones Institute Newsletter!

  Chapter 13 - French
Chapter 13 - Italian
Chapter 13 - German
        From the Book: Rational Manual Therapies by John V Basmajian
& Rich Nyberg - Chapter 13 by Randall S. Kusunose

F O R M S: (click on a form & print)

  Recommended before the Pelvic course.    
    Registration Form (Fax or Mail)
  SCS for Pelvic Pain Chapter  
    Multiple Registration Form (Fax or Mail) J.S.C.C. VIP Form   From the Book: The Pelvic Floor, by Beate Carriere &
Cynthia Markel Feldt - Chapter 2.2 by Randall S. Kusunose
    3+ Group Discount Form (By Fax or Mail)  Forms For Hosts Only:      
    Course Block Discount Form (Fax or Mail) Participant List Form (Contract Hosts)   Recommended before the VC, LV, AR & N1 courses.   
    Product Order Form (Fax or Mail) Break Food & Beverage Guidelines (Hosts)  
Fascial SCS Intro, English - By Brian Tuckey PT, OCS, JSCCI
Fascial SCS Intro, French - By Brian Tuckey PT, OCS, JSCCI
  Receive a set of 4 2 0 1 6 Congratulations on
JSCC Certification's in Italy !
  Want the latest SCS & FCS news?
F R E E Paolo Audisio DO, Antonio Bonacci PT, 
Alberto Citterio PT, Marco Fadda DDS/DO,
Andrea Frigerio PT, Claudio Maggi PT, 
Make sure we have  Strain Counterstrain P o s t e r s !  Serenella Manghina PT, Simona Marzano PT,
Franco Miradoli DO, Luca Navoni PT, 
Riccardo Placchetta PT, Daniela Poli DO,
your current (A $79.99 value.) Laura Maria Sala PT, Andrea Savian PT,
Eleonora Turri PT, Noemi Ammosacto PT, 

Email Address     Carmine Carlini PT, Monica Ciarnelli PT, DO,
Giuseppe Cucciniello PT, Luca DeBellis PT,
on your profile account! Sign up for two or more courses at the same Eliodoro De Martino PT, DO,  Anna Aprea PT, 
Giancarlo Farrace PT, Rita Volpicelli PT,   
or "Like Us" time, in the same year and receive a free Poster    Annalisa Brannetti PT, Francesca Liberati PT,
Fabio Pane PT, Michele Papa PT,  

on FACEBOOK! Series upon completion of the last course taken! Anna Maria Pedace PT, Barbara Serra PT,
Concetta Varriale PT, Massimo Vicari PT 
  Call us to register today!
(This offer can only be given by phone registration.)
To find out how to become Jones Institute Certified 
SCS click the 'Certification' button, upper left

J o n e s    I n s t i t u t e    I n t e r n a t i o n a l


We have new hosts in Spain and Taiwan for 2016!  An exciting time in Jones Institute Strain Counterstrrain!

   J o n e s    I n s t i t u t e    E u r o p e (JIE) 

To find out more about a Course/Host
please visit their website or email them.
*** Want to attend or lab assist? ***
Please contact Jones Institute:
760-942-0647 or


JIE is based out of Torino, Italy and managed by Erik Gandino, an Italian Osteopath. Their website is
and has displays in English, French, Italian and Dutch. Their email address is

To see the most current JIE schedule, please visit the Jones Institute Europe website:!

     F r a n c e

Kine' Formations in the Paris area have trained instructors who are now teaching their own entry level Strain Counterstrain (SCS) courses!    For entry level courses in France, please visit their website for their course schedule.  Their courses are sponsored and managed by Thierry Blaine.  ( Jones Institute USA is still coming in to teach the advanced SCS and FCS courses-see schedule below for details.)

Their website is and their email is
To see the most current Kine Formations schedule, please visit the Kine Formations website:!
A u s t r a l i a

Manual Therapy Institute (MTI) in Adelaide is also beginning to teach their own SCS I & II courses!  For more course information in Australia, please visit their website for their course scheduleTheir courses are sponsored and managed by Haydn Gambling.   ( Jones Institute USA is still coming in to teach the advanced SCS and FCS courses-see schedule below for details.)

Their website is and their email is   -  Check it out.
To see the most current MTI schedule, please visit the Manual Therapy Institute website:!


 T a i w a n

Taiwan Institute of Fascia Research (TIFAR) is hosting their second year in their new SCS Educational Facility in Taichung, Taiwan and continues hosting SCS with us this year! Courses are managed by Kenny Hsiao.  Check out their website at and their email is

S p a i n

KenZen Formation in Spain will be hosting their next courses in Barcelona. You can check out their website at and their email is 
Enroll online at  Their website is in Castellano Spanish - the local language in Barcelona.

2017 COURSE:     Barcelona, Spain     -      June 9-11, 2017     -     SCS I for the Spine


Jones Institute Europe 2017 International Course Schedule


Jones Institute 2017 International Course Schedule

   Dates  Location


  Dates Location



Jan 14-16, 2017
Jan 27-29, 2017
Feb 10-12, 2017
Mar 10-12, 2017
Mar 24-26, 2017

Apr 7-9, 2017
Apr 28-30, 2017
May 5-7, 2017
May 12-14, 2017
May 19-21, 2017 

Torino, Italy
Naples, Italy
Rome, Italy
Torino, Italy
Milan, Italy
Naples, Italy
Bergamo, Italy

Rome, Italy
Rome, Italy
Torino, Italy





  Feb 11-13, 2017
Feb 17-19, 2017 
Taichung, Taiwan
Taichung, Taiwan 


    Mar 24-26, 2017 Adelaide, Australia SCS II  

Jun 23-25. 2017

Taichung, Taiwan


    Oct 6-8, 2017 Paris, France



Jun 9-11, 2017
Jun 16-18, 2017
Jul 7-9, 2017
Sep 9-11, 2017

Oct 20-22, 2017
Dec 2-4, 2017
Dec 15-17, 2017

Torino, Italy
Naples, Italy
Rome, Italy
Rome, Italy
Rome, Italy
Rome, Italy

Naples, Italy


  Nov 3-5, 2017
Nov 10-12, 2017 
Nov 17-19, 2017

Paris, France
Adelaide, Australia 
Madrid, Spain 



Dec 1-3, 2017

Paris, France






   London - 2007                                    Paris - 2009 & 2010                                                                          Australia - 2010                                                                              Randy & Erik-Milan-2010


 Jones Institute reserves the right to amend this information without notice at anytime.