Structure & Function: Dry Needling
[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN) is an education enterprise centered on teaching dry needling techniques to physical therapists, managed by Sue Falsone. She teaches classes all over the United States to improve the knowledge of sports professionals. Structure & Function: Dry Needling offers a twenty-five hour dry needling seminar across the US, with events in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Spanning 3 days, the course offers training sessions on how to use basic dry needling techniques on curing a variety of acute & serious problems in athletes.
About Dry Needling and Sue Falsone
Dry needling, as a combination of art and science, is performed by a skilled medical professional who uses his knowledge of acupuncture needles to stimulate the muscles of the professional athlete. At Structure & Function Dry Needling, founder and Chief Executive Officer Sue Falsone started a hands-on dry needling approach that goes by Structure & Function: Dry Needling. In the course of her years in the industry, Sue garnered a great amount of expertise which she then used to perfect her dry needling approach. Sue worked as Head Athletic Trainer for the LA Dodgers organization, a period where she served as the first woman to assume the role of Head Athletic Coach in all of the 4 most popular sports in the US. Also, Sue Falsone spent some time working as the Head Athletic Trainer for the US Men’s National Soccer team.
The goal of the course is the following:
- to get a better understanding of the anatomy of the subject in terms of his safety when using acupuncture needles;
- to teach proper use of dry needling techniques in targeting commonplace sports-related ailments;
- to successfully use intramuscular stimulation when curing different and sports-related conditions; and become proficient when using vacuum therapy techniques.
- to show the practitioner the contraindications and precautions while using said technique;
- to understand proper needle handling methods, and eliminate risk of blood borne diseases;
When the course is finished, the students will be able to use their new abilities in order to cure different pathologies and issues within the fields of sports and orthopedic medicine.
The courses come at a price of one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, and for every ten people someone registers, they (their sports club or department) get free tuition for one individual. Students should bring these items: an anatomy book (edition and author unspecified), a Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation device, as well as alligator clips. Dry needles for use in class will be supplied to everyone by the class lecturers. As well as currently approving CEUs (Continuing Education Units) for their upcoming courses, Structure & Function: Dry Needling is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide services of continuing education to licensed Athletic Trainers. In some fields, Continuing Education Units are mandatory for to keep on working in their field.
Presently, the following cities offer the ability to partake in continuing education activities approved by ProCert for Physiotherapists to get twenty-six Continuing Education Units: Baton Rouge. NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) enables the practitioner to earn twenty-five CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 Continuing Education Units.
Hosting a Course
Physical therapists as well as various other clinicians who want to host a seminar can participate after they fill out the form and submit an application on the Structure & Function: Dry Needling’s web site. SFDN’s dry needling classes provide the modern approach to the science and art of dry needling, as well as intramuscular stimulation and cupping. Sue Falsone used her skills and experience gathered at the forefront of the industry, in order to incorporate dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficacy to make the dry needling approach as of this moment sought after and admired across America.
When using the SFDN system, apart from expanding the overall foundation of sports medicine skills, students are able to enhance the treatment of their athletes and patients.
About Our Classes
Go to Structure & Function: Dry needling’s website if you want to learn more information about our classes; available on our website.
You will be able to get in touch with Sue Falsone and her team by using the Contact us section of our website, by phone at (602) 888-1998, or by forwarding an e-mail, as listed here on our Contact page.