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Elective Rotation: Counterstrain Course (Jones Institute)

Contact: Katya Adachi

I attended Strain-Counterstrain conferences through the Jones Institute. These are 3 day weekend courses (20 hours) during which we are taught the theory and techniques of Strain-Counterstain and given opportunity to practice them with other participants.  Most of the attendees are physical therapist who have stronger palpatory skills than I did as an MD.  As an OMT wannabe, these courses were a nice way to learn palpatory skills, strength my exam and anatomy skills, and start to become familiar with a manual therapy that I hope to use with patients in the future.   

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