[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling is an education company focused on teaching the dry needling approach to physical therapists, created by Sue Falsone. She teaches classes all over the US to empower health care professionals. They offer a twenty-five hour dry needling course across the United States, with future events in Chattanooga, Tennessee! Over three days, the seminar teaches various topics on the basic dry needling approaches in curing various acute and chronic ailments in professional athletes.
About Dry Needling and Sue Falsone
Dry needling, as a mix of art and science, is performed by a health professional who uses acupuncture needles to stimulate the muscles of the athlete. At Structure & Function Dry Needling, creator and CEO Sue Falsone started a hands-on dry needling system called Structure & Function: Dry Needling! The approach is characterized by a combination of techniques Falsone developed and perfected in the course of several years in the industry. Sue Falsone worked as Head Athletic Trainer for the LA Dodgers, during which she served as the first woman to assume the role of Head Athletic Coach in any of the four most popular sports in America. She also served as the Head Athletic Coach for the US Men’s National Soccer team.
The objectives of the course are the following:
- to be able to use dry needling techniques in curing commonplace sports-related injuries;
- to successfully utilize intramuscular stimulation when curing various orthopedic and sports-related conditions; and to become proficient in the use of cupping techniques.
- to understand the anatomy of the patient in terms of his safety while handling acupuncture needles;
- to work with acupuncture needles in a secure manner, and adhere to official health guidelines and regulations;
- to be certain the clinician is acquainted with the contraindications and safety measures in regarding dry needling;
After the course is over, the attendees will be able to use their newly found skills, and will manage to use them to treat their athletes.
The events are priced at $1295, and when someone signs ten people up, they (their facility or department) get free access for 1 individual. course participants should bring the following three items: an anatomy book (edition and author unspecified), a TENS device, and alligator clips. The lecturers will supply the needles for all students to use throughout the course. SFDN is licensed by the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) to provide services of continuing education to accredited Athletic Trainers and is currently approving CEUs (Continuing Education Units). In a number of fields, CEUs are mandatory for to keep on working in their field.
Continuing education seminars approved by ProCert for Physical Therapists are presently offered in the following places for 26 CEUs: Chattanooga. Also, NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) offers the way to earn twenty-five Continuing Education Units, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 Continuing Education Units.
Hosting a Course
If they decide to host a dry needling course, physiotherapists and other health care professionals are able to apply for it on the Structure & Function: Dry Needlingís web site. All the newest research and knowledge of dry needling, cupping, and intramuscular stimulation is taught in Structure & Function: Dry Needling’s seminars. Sue Falsone used her skills and experience in order to combine dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficiency to form the dry needling approach as of now respected and praised all over the nation.
Using the latest available methodology and research, it enables sports medical professionals to increase their knowledge in treating various ailments in rehabilitation of athletes, and also expand the general proficiency of medical professionals in sports therapy.
About Our Events
Stop over at SFDN’s website in case you wish to hear more info about our future seminars; available on our Courses Page.
You will be able to contact Sue Falsone and her team by using the Contact us form on our website, phone at (602) 888-1998, or by sending an email, on our Contact page.