Structure & Function: Dry Needling
[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling is an education enterprise with the goal of teaching dry needling techniques to sports and health care practitioners, hosted by Sue Falsone. She runs classes in America to better the expertise of health care professionals. They offer dry needling courses, 25 hrs in length, in Boise, Idaho and other big towns all over the United States! Spread across three days, the course offers lectures on the use of basic dry needling approaches to treating a number of acute or chronic conditions in athletes.
What is Dry Needling and Who is Sue Falsone?
[shaker_image]In the world of dry needling, an experienced approved health care professional uses his skill with dry needles to penetrate the dermis and stimulate the muscles of the professional athlete. Sue Falsone, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Structure and Function Dry Needling, started a real-world dry needling approach named Structure and Function Dry Needling, the namesake of her business. The concept is characterized by a mix of techniques Sue Falsone introduced and perfected over a couple of years in the field. As a true pioneer in her area, Sue Falsone was Head Athletic Coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers, making her the very first woman in the position of Head Athletic Trainer in the four major sports in America. The American Men’s National Soccer team also saw her skills and gave her the job of Head Athletic Trainer.
The course wants to allow the health care professional:
- to teach proper use of dry needling techniques in treating prevalent sports-related pathologies;
- to successfully utilize intramuscular stimulation when curing different and sports-related pathologies; and excel when using vacuum therapy techniques.
- to better understand the external anatomy of the subject regarding his well-being while using acupuncture needles;
- to understand proper dry needle usage methods, and eliminate exposure to blood borne diseases;
- to acquaint with the practitioner the contraindications and safety measures while using the aforementioned technique;
Upon completion of the course, the practitioners will be proficient in the use of their newly learned skills, and will manage to use them to treat their athletes.
Info About the Courses
The classes are priced at $1295, and when someone signs ten people up, they (their department or club) get free access for 1 person. They recommend that the practitioners take a few specific things along with them to the seminar: a TENS unit, alligator clips, and an anatomy book. The staff supply the needles for all participants to have in class. SFDN has been approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) to offer continuing education to licensed Athletic Trainers and is at this moment approving CEUs (Continuing Education Units). In a number of professions, CEUs are required for to keep on working in their field.
Presently, these are the places that offer continuing education events approved by ProCert for Physical Therapists to get 26 Continuing Education Units: Boise, Idaho. National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) allows the student to get twenty-five Continuing Education Units, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 CEUs.
How to Host a Course
If they want to offer a dry needling course, physiotherapists and other medical professionals may register for it on the Structure & Function: Dry Needlingís website. All the newest information about intramuscular stimulation, cupping, and dry needling is taught in Structure & Function: Dry Needling’s courses. The award winning and esteemed dry needling system introduced by Sue Falsone draws on her several decades of expertise to be an effective mix of pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficacy, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis.
Using the Structure & Function method, aside from expanding the foundation of sports medicine knowledge, students can to better the care for their athletes and patients.
Sign Up For a Course
To familiarize yourself with dry needling events offered by SFDN, take a peek at our webpage and check the schedule of our events here.
You will be able to contact Sue Falsone and her crew via the Contact us section of our website, phone at (602) 888-1998, or by forwarding an e-mail, on our Contact page.