Structure & Function: Dry Needling
[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN) is an education enterprise focused on teaching dry needling to sports and medical professionals, hosted by Sue Falsone. She coordinates lectures in the United States to improve the skills of medical professionals. SFDN offers a twenty-five hr dry needling class throughout America, with upcoming events in Davenport, Iowa! Over the course of three days, the class provides lectures on how to use fundamental dry needling approaches to curing a variety of acute and/or serious conditions in athletes.
What is Dry Needling and Who is Sue Falsone?
[shaker_image]Combining the art and science of dry needling, an experienced licensed physiotherapist uses dry needles to enter the skin and stimulate the muscles of the athlete. Sue Falsone, the creator and Chief Executive Officer of SFDN, developed a practical dry needling approach called SFDN, which shares a name with her organization! The system is defined by a blend of skills Sue developed and perfected in the course of several decades in the industry. Sueís experience includes stints as Head Athletic Coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, during which she served as the first female Head Athletic Coach in all of the 4 most important sports in America. She also spent some time working as the Head Athletic Coach for the American Men’s National Soccer team.
The course was designed for the medical professional:
- to master proper acupuncture needle usage techniques, and avoid potential diseases transmitted by blood;
- to get acquainted with the anatomies of the patient in order to make sure they are safe as the clinician is using dry needling on them;
- to be able to use intramuscular stimulation in curing common ortho and sports-related problems; and also learn different cupping techniques.
- to be certain the health professional understands the contraindications and safety measures in regards to dry needling;
- to be able to use dry needling techniques in addressing commonplace ortho and sports-related ailments;
Upon completion of the course, the practitioners will be confident enough to use their newfound knowledge in order to cure various pathologies within the fields of orthopedic and sports medicine.
Information About the Classes
The courses are priced at $1295, and for every ten people someone registers, they (their department or sports club) get free tuition for 1 individual. Students ought to bring the following three things: an anatomy book (edition and author unspecified), a TENS unit, as well as alligator clamps. Dry needles for use in class will be made available to all students by the class lecturers. In addition to approving Continued Education Units (CEUs) for their future courses, SFDN is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education services to licensed Athletic Trainers. CEUs are obligatory by those employed in all sorts of fields to keep their work licenses.
Continuing education courses certified by ProCert for Physiotherapists are currently available at these places and award twenty-six Continuing Education Units: Davenport. As well as mentioned above, National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) provides the means to get 25 CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 Continuing Education Units.
Hosting an Event
If they would like to offer a dry needling course, physical therapists and other medical professionals are able to register for it on the SFDNís web site. SFDN’s dry needling seminars provide the latest knowledge in the art of dry needling, and also intramuscular stimulation and cupping. The brilliant and highly regarded dry needling system introduced by Sue Falsone draws on her years of expertise in order to become an effective combination of dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficacy.
Making use of the latest available methodology and information enables sports medical professionals to improve their skill in curing the many ailments in athletes’ recovery, and expand the skills of sports medical professionals.
To familiarize yourself with dry needling events by SFDN, visit our web site and check out the index of our future classes here.
You will be able to get in touch with Sue Falsone and her team by using the Contact us section of our web page, phone at (602) 888-1998, or by forwarding an e-mail, as listed here on our Contact page.