Structure & Function: Dry Needling
[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN) is an education company with the goal of introducing dry needling techniques to physical therapists, founded by Sue Falsone. She organizes classes in the United States to better the expertise of sports professionals. SFDN offers dry needling courses, 25 hrs in length, in Colorado Springs, Colorado and other big cities across the US! Spread across 3 days, the seminar consists of a bunch of topics on the essential dry needling techniques for treating all sorts of acute and chronic problems in athletes. Throughout the seminar program, Sue Falsone demonstrates how to use intramuscular electrical stimulation (short: IMS) and cupping.
What is Dry Needling and Who is Sue Falsone?
[shaker_image]Dry needling, as a blend of skill and art, is done by a skilled medical professional who uses his knowledge of acupuncture needles to stimulate the muscles of the professional athlete. At Structure & Function Dry Needling, creator and Chief Executive Officer Sue Falsone started a dry needling approach called SFDN! In the course of the decade in the industry, Falsone gathered a tremendous amount of experience which she used to invent her dry needling approach. As a real pioneer in her field, Sue served as Head Athletic Coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, which made her the very first female to assume the position of Head Athletic Trainer in the 4 major sports in America. The the United States Men’s National Soccer team also recognized her competence and offered her the role of Head Athletic Trainer.
Objectives of the Course
The course was designed for the medical professional:
- to get a better understanding of the anatomy of the patient in terms of his safety when handling needles;
- to be able to use dry needling techniques in addressing commonplace sports-related ailments;
- to successfully employ intramuscular stimulation when treating various ortho and sports-related pathologies; as well as become proficient when using vacuum therapy techniques.
- to be sure the clinician knows of the contraindications and safety measures in in regards to dry needling;
- to understand secure acupuncture needle usage methods, and avoid potential blood borne diseases;
After the course is over, the practitioners will be able to use their newly learned abilities, and will manage to successfully use them in treatment of their athletes.
Info Regarding the Classes
The seminars come at a price of one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, and for every ten people someone signs up, they (their facility or department) get free access for one person. They recommend that the practitioners bring a couple of specific items along with them to the seminar: a TENS unit (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation), alligator clamps, and an anatomy book. The lecturers will supply the needles for all participants to have during the seminar. SFDN is licensed by the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) to offer services of continuing education to certified Athletic Trainers and is currently approving CEUs. Continuing Education Units are obligatory by those working in all sorts of fields to maintain their work licenses.
Right now, these are the places that offer the ability to partake in continuing education classes approved by ProCert for Physical Therapists to get twenty-six CEUs: Colorado Springs, Colorado. NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) enables the student to get twenty-five Continuing Education Units, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 Continuing Education Units.
Information on How to Host a Seminar
If they decide to host a dry needling course, physiotherapists and other health care experts can register for it on the SFDNís website. The latest research and knowledge of dry needling, cupping, and intramuscular stimulation is contained in the events. The brilliant and esteemed dry needling system started by Sue Falsone was developed thanks to her few decades of experience to serve as a quality blend of pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficacy, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis.
Using the newest methodology and research, it enables practitioners to improve their skill in curing various conditions in rehabilitation of athletes, and also expand the knowledge of medical professionals in sports therapy.
Get in Contact
If you want to familiarize yourself with dry needling seminars held by Structure & Function: Dry Needling, visit our webpage and scour the list of our future classes.
Phone Structure & Function: Dry Needling at (602) 888-1998, or send an e-mail which can be found on our Contact Page.