[shaker_image]Sue Falsone created her business, Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN), to educate and teach dry needling to health care professionals. She runs lectures in the United States to develop the proficiency of sports professionals. Structure & Function: Dry Needling offers a twenty-five hour dry needling seminar across the United States, with events in Beaumont, Texas! Over 3 days, the course deals with various topics on the basic dry needling techniques for treating a number of acute and chronic conditions in athletes.
About Dry Needling and Sue Falsone
[shaker_image]In the world of dry needling, a licensed physical therapist works with acupuncture needles to enter the epidermis and stimulate the muscles of the professional athlete. Sue Falsone, the woman behind the company and CEO of SFDN, developed a real-world dry needling approach named SFDN, which shares a name with her company. This system is defined by a combination of skills Falsone introduced and improved over a couple of years in the industry. Sueís experience includes stints as Head Athletic Coach for the LA Dodgers organization, where she served as the first female Head Athletic Coach in any of the 4 most popular sports in America. Also, she served as the Head Athletic Trainer for the American Men’s National Soccer team.
The aim of the course is the following:
- to learn proper needle usage methods, and avoid risk of exposure to diseases transmitted by blood;
- to better understand the anatomies of the patient to make sure they are safe when practicing the technique of dry needling;
- to be able to use intramuscular stimulation in treating everyday ortho and sports-related pathologies; and also learn different cupping techniques.
- to familiarize with the practitioner the contraindications and safeguards while using the aforementioned technique;
- to teach the practitioners to use dry needling techniques when addressing different orthopedic and sports-related pathologies;
Upon completion of the course, the practitioners will be confident enough to use their newfound skills in order to treat varying conditions and ailments within the fields of ortho and sports medicine.
Info Regarding the Course
The fee for the course is $1295, although one person may take the class at no cost if their club or facility brings 10 other participants. They recommend that students bring a few specific things along with them: a TENS unit, alligator clips, and a comprehensive book about the human anatomy. The staff will provide the needles for everyone to use throughout the course. As well as being in the process of approving CEUs for their future courses, Structure & Function: Dry Needling is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide services of continuing education to licensed Athletic Trainers. In certain fields, CEUs are obligatory for to keep on working in their industry.
Continuing education events approved by ProCert for Physiotherapists are right now offered at these places and award twenty-six CEUs: Beaumont. National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) enables the student to earn 25 CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five CEUs.
Hosting an Event
[shaker_image]Physical therapists and other clinicians who want to host a course are able to do so after filling out the form and submitting an application on the Structure & Function: Dry Needling’s website. SFDN’s dry needling courses provide the newest techniques and methods in the art of dry needling, as well as intramuscular stimulation and cupping. Sue Falsone brought forth her knowledge and experience gathered at the forefront of the industry, in order to incorporate pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficiency, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis to make the dry needling approach as of this moment sought after and admired across America.
Utilizing the latest available methodology and research allows sports medical professionals to better their knowledge in curing different ailments in athletes’ recovery, and also expand the overall knowledge of health care professionals in sport.
Get in Contact
In order to find out more about dry needling events led by Structure & Function: Dry Needling, go to our web site and browse the schedule of our courses here.
Give Structure & Function: Dry Needling a call at (602) 888-1998, or send an email which can be found on our Contact Page.