Structure & Function: Dry Needling
[shaker_image]Sue Falsone started the enterprise, Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN), to teach dry needling to health care professionals. She runs courses throughout the US to develop the expertise of health care professionals. Structure & Function: Dry Needling offers a 25 hr dry needling course across the country, with upcoming events in Boulder, Colorado. Over 3 days, the course is comprised of different topics on the important dry needling approaches in curing a number of acute and chronic conditions in athletes.
What is Dry Needling and Who is Sue Falsone?
[shaker_image]Dry needling, as a blend of art and science, is performed by an expert health professional who uses acupuncture needles to stimulate the muscles of the professional athlete. Sue Falsone, the woman behind the company and CEO of SFDN, developed a real-world dry needling concept named SFDN, which shares a name with her business. This approach is defined by a mix of skills Sue combined and perfected in the course of many decades in the business. As an original pioneer in her area of expertise, Sue Falsone served as Head Athletic Coach for the LA Dodgers organization, making her the first female to assume the position of Head Athletic Trainer in the 4 most popular sports in the US. The the United States Men’s National Soccer team also recognized her competence and made her Head Athletic Trainer.
The course wants to allow the practitioner:
- to understand the surface anatomy of the patient regarding his well-being while working with dry needles;
- to allow the clinicians to utilize dry needling techniques when treating various ortho and sports-related conditions;
- to successfully employ intramuscular stimulation when treating different orthopedic and sports-related problems; and excel in the knowledge vacuum therapy techniques.
- to show the clinician the contraindications and safeguards for using the aforementioned technique;
- to understand secure dry needle handling practices, and eliminate risk of diseases transmitted by blood;
Upon completion of the course, the participants will manage to combine their newfound abilities to cure varying problems and ailments in ortho and sports medicine.
Information Regarding the Courses
[shaker_image]The seminars are one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, and for every ten people someone signs up, they (their club or department) get free tuition for 1 person. It is recommended that the practitioners bring a few specific things with them: a TENS unit, alligator clamps, and a comprehensive book teaching the human anatomy. Dry needles will be supplied to everyone attending by the course lecturers. In addition to currently approving Continued Education Units (CEUs) for their upcoming courses, Structure & Function: Dry Needling is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide services of continuing education to accredited Athletic Trainers. In certain professions, Continuing Education Units are required for to keep on working in their field.
As of now, these are the places that offer continuing education courses approved by ProCert for Physical Therapists to get 26 Continuing Education Units: Boulder. As well as mentioned above, NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) offers the means to earn twenty-five Continuing Education Units, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 Continuing Education Units.
How to Host an Event
Physical therapists and many other medical professionals who would like to host a class can do so after they fill out the form and submit an application. All the latest research and knowledge of cupping, dry needling, and intramuscular stimulation goes into Structure & Function: Dry Needling’s seminars. The outstanding and highly regarded dry needling system introduced by Sue Falsone draws on her years of expertise to be an effective combination of dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficacy.
Using the SFDN method, aside from increasing the general base of sports rehabilitation knowledge, sports medical professionals will be able to enhance the treatment of their athletes and patients.
Get in Contact
If you want to familiarize yourself with dry needling events held by Structure & Function: Dry Needling, go to our website and go through the list of our future events here.
You will be able to contact Sue Falsone and her team via the Contact us form on our webpage, telephone at (602) 888-1998, or by dropping them an email, as stated on our Contact page.