[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling is a training organization centered on introducing the dry needling approach to physical therapists, hosted by Sue Falsone. She runs classes all over the United States to develop the proficiency of medical professionals. They offer dry needling classes, twenty-five hours in length, in Bridgeport and other major cities throughout the US. Over 3 days, the course provides training sessions on the use of fundamental dry needling approaches to treating a range of acute and serious conditions in athletes. During the lectures, Sue Falsone also gives advice on ways to use techniques like intramuscular electrical stimulation (short: IMS) and cupping.
What is Dry Needling and Who is Sue Falsone?
[shaker_image]In the world of dry needling, a approved physiotherapist works with acupuncture needles to penetrate the skin and stimulate the professional athlete’s muscles. Sue Falsone, the woman behind the company and CEO of SFDN, launched a hands-on dry needling approach that is called Structure and Function Dry Needling, the namesake of her organization! Over the course of her years in the field, Falsone acquired a great amount of expertise which she used to invent her dry needling approach. As a real leader in her area of expertise, Sue served as Head Athletic Trainer for the LA Dodgers, which made her the first female to assume the role of Head Athletic Trainer in the four most popular sports in the US. The the United States Men’s National Soccer team also perceived her skills and offered her the role of Head Athletic Trainer.
The course wants to do the following:
- to teach proper use of dry needling techniques in addressing commonplace orthopedic and sports-related injuries;
- to successfully employ intramuscular stimulation when treating various and sports-related pathologies; and excel in the knowledge cupping techniques.
- to better understand both general and individual anatomies of the subject so as to be able to assure them of their safety while clinician is using dry needling;
- to understand proper dry needle handling methods, and eliminate potential blood borne diseases;
- to familiarize with the clinician the contraindications and safeguards while using the aforementioned technique;
Upon completion of the course, the practitioners will be able to use their newly found skills, and will manage to successfully use them when treating their athletes.
[shaker_image]The events are priced at one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, and when someone signs ten people up, they (their department or facility) get registration fees waived for 1 person. participants are encouraged to bring the following items: an anatomy book (edition and author not specified), a TENS unit, and alligator clamps. The lecturers supply the needles for all students to use during the seminar. In addition to currently approving Continued Education Units for their courses, Structure & Function: Dry Needling is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education services to certified Athletic Trainers. CEUs are mandatory by practitioners in different fields to maintain their work licenses.
As of now, these places offer continuing education classes certified by ProCert for Physiotherapists to get twenty-six Continuing Education Units: Bridgeport. Further, NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) offers the means to earn 25 CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five Continuing Education Units.
How to Host a Class
If they want to hold a dry needling course, physical therapists and other health care professionals can sign up to do so. The newest info about intramuscular stimulation, cupping, and dry needling goes into Structure & Function: Dry Needling’s events. Sue Falsone combined her skills and expertise gathered at the highest levels in her field, to blend pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficacy, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis to form the dry needling approach now respected and praised across the United States.
When using the SFDN method, aside from enriching the general base of sports therapy skills, health care professionals will know how to improve the care for their patients and athletes.
Sign Up For a Event
To familiarize yourself with dry needling events offered by Structure & Function: Dry Needling, go to our web page and browse the index of our upcoming courses.
You can get in touch with Sue Falsone and her employees by using the Contact us section of our web page, phone at (602) 888-1998, or by sending an email, as listed here on our Contact page.