Structure & Function: Dry Needling
[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN) is a training organization with the goal of teaching dry needling to sports and health care professionals, founded by Sue Falsone. She runs lectures all over the United States to develop the skills of sports professionals. SFDN offers a twenty-five hr dry needling class all over America, with future events in Anchorage. Spread across three days, the seminar provides lectures on the use of fundamental dry needling techniques on treating a number of acute & chronic problems in athletes.
About Sue Falsone and Dry Needling
[shaker_image]Dry needling, as a blend of skill and art, is done by an expert health professional who works with dry needles to stimulate the professional athlete’s muscles. Sue Falsone, the creator and Chief Executive Officer of SFDN, started a practical dry needling approach named Structure and Function Dry Needling, which shares a name with her organization. This system is regarded as a combination of techniques Sue developed and enhanced in the course of a couple of years in the business. Sue Falsoneís experience includes stints as Head Athletic Trainer for the Los Angeles Dodgers, during which she served as the first woman to assume the role of Head Athletic Trainer in all of the four most popular sports in the US. Also, she served as the Head Athletic Coach for the US Men’s National Soccer team.
The course wants to allow the practitioner:
- to use dry needling techniques in treating common orthopedic and sports-related pathologies;
- to use intramuscular stimulation in curing commonplace ortho pathologies; and also master different cupping techniques.
- to get acquainted with general and respective anatomies of the subject so as to make sure they are safe as the practitioner is using the technique of dry needling;
- to master safe dry needle usage methods, and avoid risk of exposure to diseases transferred by blood;
- to acquaint with the practitioner the contraindications and safety measures for using said technique;
After the course is over, the practitioners will have mastered their newly found skills, and will be able to successfully use them when treating their athletes.
Information About Our Course
The fee for the course is $1295, but 1 individual is eligible to participate in the course at no cost when their sports club or facility registers ten other participants. Students ought to bring these things: a book about human anatomy (edition and author unspecified), a TENS unit, and alligator clips. Dry needles for use in class will be supplied to everyone by the course lecturers. In addition to approving Continued Education Units (CEUs) for their upcoming courses, SFDN is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to accredited Athletic Trainers. In a number of fields, Continuing Education Units are obligatory for the professionals to keep their licenses and be able to go on working in their field.
Continuing education classes approved by ProCert for Physiotherapists are currently available here for 26 Continuing Education Units: Anchorage, Alaska. As well as mentioned above, NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) provides the way to earn 25 CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 Continuing Education Units.
Hosting a Class
If they would like to host a dry needling course, physiotherapists and other health care experts may register to do so on the Structure & Function: Dry Needlingís web site. The newest info about dry needling, cupping, and intramuscular stimulation is contained in the seminars. Sue Falsone combined her knowledge and experience gathered at the forefront of the industry, to incorporate dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficiency to make the dry needling approach as of now recognized and admired throughout the United States.
Using the Structure & Function approach, apart from enriching the overall repository of sports rehabilitation skills, health care professionals are able to offer their patients more advanced and higher quality treatment.
About Our Dry Needling Courses
To find out more about dry needling events held by SFDN, take a peek at our web site and check the schedule of our courses here.
Give SFDN a call at (602) 888-1998, or send an email which can be found on our Contact Page.