[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling is a training enterprise with the goal of teaching dry needling to sports and medical professionals, hosted by Sue Falsone. She teaches courses across the United States to improve the knowledge of sports professionals. Structure & Function: Dry Needling offers a twenty-five hr dry needling class all over the country, with upcoming events in Cambridge, Massachusetts! Over the course of three days, the seminar provides lectures on using essential dry needling techniques on curing a variety of acute and/or chronic conditions in athletes. During the lectures, Sue Falsone also gives advice on how to use techniques of cupping and intramuscular electrical stimulation (short: IMS).
What is Dry Needling and Who is Sue Falsone?
[shaker_image]Dry needling, as a mix of art and science, is performed by an expert physiotherapist who works with dry needles to stimulate the professional athlete’s muscles. Sue Falsone, the woman behind the company and CEO of SFDN, developed a real-world dry needling concept named Structure and Function Dry Needling, the namesake of her company. Over the course of her years in the industry, Sue acquired a tremendous amount of expertise which she then used to develop her dry needling concept. Sueís experience includes stints as Head Athletic Trainer for the Los Angeles Dodgers, where she served as the first female Head Athletic Coach in any of the four major sports in America. Also, Sue worked as the Head Athletic Trainer for the American Men’s National Soccer team.
The course wants to allow the medical professional:
- to get acquainted with the anatomies of the patient so as to make sure they are safe as the practitioner is using dry needling;
- to use dry needling techniques in addressing commonplace sports-related pathologies;
- to employ intramuscular stimulation when treating different orthopedic and sports-related problems; and become proficient in the knowledge cupping techniques.
- to point out to the practitioner the contraindications and safeguards while using said technique;
- to be able to handle dry needles in a secure way, and abide by health rules and regulations;
When the course is finished, the practitioners will be confident enough to use their new skills in order to cure varying conditions and ailments within the fields of orthopedic and sports medicine.
[shaker_image]The price for the course is one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, however 1 individual may participate in the course at no cost when their sports club or department registers 10 other course participants. course participants are encouraged to bring these things: an anatomy book (edition and author unspecified), a Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation unit, and alligator clamps. The staff will provide the needles for all participants to use during the seminar. SFDN is licensed by the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) to provide continuing education to accredited Athletic Trainers and is at this moment approving CEUs (Continuing Education Units). CEUs are mandatory by those working in various fields to maintain their professional licenses.
As of now, these places provide continuing education events approved by ProCert for Physiotherapists to earn 26 Continuing Education Units: Cambridge. National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) enables the student to earn 25 CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 CEUs.
Hosting an Event
[shaker_image]Physical therapists and many other clinicians who are interested in hosting an event may participate after filling out the form and submitting an application on the SFDN’s website. The latest info about dry needling, cupping, and intramuscular stimulation is contained in the courses. Sue Falsone made use of her competence and experience to incorporate pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficacy, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis into the dry needling system as of this moment respected and admired throughout the nation.
When using the SFDN approach, apart from increasing the general repository of sports rehabilitation skills, students will know how to better the care for their athletes and patients.
Learn more about Our Seminars
If you want to familiarize yourself with dry needling classes by Structure & Function: Dry Needling, visit our web site and scour the list of our upcoming seminars here.
Phone Structure & Function: Dry Needling at (602) 888-1998, or send an e-mail which can be found on our Contact Page.