Structure & Function: Dry Needling
[shaker_image]Sue Falsone founded her business, Structure & Function: Dry Needling, to teach dry needling to sports professionals. She teaches courses in the US to improve the knowledge of medical professionals. SFDN offers dry needling courses, twenty-five hrs in length, in Allentown, Pennsylvania and other major cities throughout America. Spread across three days, the course provides lectures on how to use essential dry needling techniques on treating a number of acute & serious issues in athletes. Throughout the course, Sue Falsone presents the use of techniques of cupping and intramuscular electrical stimulation (short: IMS).
What is Dry Needling and Who is Sue Falsone?
[shaker_image]In the world of dry needling, an expert certified physical therapist uses dry needles to enter the skin and stimulate the athlete’s muscles. At SFDN, creator and Chief Executive Officer Sue Falsone launched a practical dry needling concept called SFDN. In the course of the decade in the industry, Sue Falsone gathered a great amount of experience which she then used to perfect her dry needling concept. Sue Falsone spent time working as Head Athletic Coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers, where she worked as the first female Head Athletic Coach in any of the four most important sports in the US. She also served as the Head Athletic Trainer for the United States Men’s National Soccer team.
The course wants to achieve the following:
- to be able to work with acupuncture needles in a proper way, and also adhere to official health guidelines and rules;
- to get acquainted with general and individual anatomies of the subject so as to make sure they are safe as the clinician is practicing the technique of dry needling;
- to employ intramuscular stimulation when treating various ortho and sports-related problems; and to excel in the knowledge of vacuum therapy techniques.
- to be certain the clinician understands the contraindications and precautions regarding dry needling;
- to use dry needling techniques in treating prevalent sports-related injuries;
After the course is done, the practitioners will be proficient in the use of their newly learned abilities, and will be able to use them to treat their athletes.
Info About the Course
The classes are one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, and when someone signs ten people up, they (their facility or department) get registration fees waived for one individual. It is recommended that students bring certain things with them to class: a TENS unit (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation), alligator clamps, and a human anatomy book. The lecturers will provide the needles for everyone to use in class. In addition to being in the process of approving Continued Education Units (CEUs) for their upcoming courses, SFDN is licensed by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education services to certified Athletic Trainers. In a number of fields, CEUs are required for to keep on working in their industry.
As of now, these places allow you to partake in continuing education classes approved by ProCert for Physical Therapists to earn 26 Continuing Education Units: Allentown, Pennsylvania. NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) offers the student to earn twenty-five CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 Continuing Education Units.
Hosting an Event
If they decide to host a dry needling course, physical therapists and other health care professionals are able to apply to do so. Structure & Function’s dry needling events teach the latest approach to the science of dry needling, and also intramuscular stimulation and cupping. The outstanding and acclaimed dry needling approach developed by Sue Falsone draws on her few decades of experience in order to be an effective blend of dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficiency.
When using the SFDN system, aside from expanding the overall base of sports rehabilitation skills, students are able to offer their patients more refined and higher quality treatment.
Sign Up For a Course