- Category: Dry Needling Courses
[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN) is a training organization centered on teaching dry needling techniques to physical therapists, managed by Sue Falsone. She teaches classes all over the US to empower medical professionals. Structure & Function: Dry Needling offers dry needling courses, 25 hours in length, in Denton, Texas and other major cities throughout America! Over the course of three days, the class provides lectures on using essential dry needling techniques on curing a variety of acute and/or serious issues in athletes.
About Dry Needling and Sue Falsone
Using the technique of dry needling, an expert certified health care professional uses acupuncture needles to prick the skin and stimulate the athlete’s muscles. At SFDN, founder and CEO Sue Falsone launched a practical dry needling system named SFDN! The concept is characterized by a combination of techniques Sue Falsone developed and improved over several years in the business. As a true pioneer in her area, Sue Falsone served as Head Athletic Coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, making her the first woman in the role of Head Athletic Coach in the 4 most popular sports in the US. The the United States Men’s National Soccer team also recognized her accomplishments and gave her the job of Head Athletic Trainer.
The course wants to allow the practitioner:
- to work with acupuncture needles in a safe manner, as well as adhere to official health guidelines and regulations;
- to get a better understanding the surface anatomy of the subject in regards to his safety when working with needles;
- to utilize intramuscular stimulation when treating various sports-related pathologies; and to become proficient in the use of cupping techniques.
- to point out to the practitioner the contraindications and safety measures while using the aforementioned technique;
- to be able to use dry needling techniques in curing prevalent sports-related injuries;
After the course is done, the attendees will have mastered their newly found skills, and will be able to use them to treat their athletes.
Info Regarding the Course
The courses are priced at $1295, and for every ten people someone signs up, they (their facility or department) get free access for 1 person. It is advisable that students bring a few specific things with them to the seminar: a TENS unit, alligator clips, and a human anatomy book. Dry needles will be given to all students by the course lecturers. As well as being in the process of approving Continued Education Units (CEUs) for their upcoming courses, SFDN is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to licensed Athletic Trainers. In some fields, Continuing Education Units are mandatory for to keep on working in their industry.
Continuing education activities approved by ProCert for Physiotherapists are presently offered in the following places for twenty-six Continuing Education Units: Denton, Texas. National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) enables the practitioner to earn twenty-five CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 CEUs.
Info on How to Host an Event
[shaker_image]If they decide to offer a dry needling course, physiotherapists and other health care professionals are able to apply to do so on the Structure & Function: Dry Needlingís website. Our dry needling classes provide the newest approach to the science and art of dry needling, as well as intramuscular stimulation and cupping. The award winning and highly regarded dry needling approach started by Sue Falsone was developed thanks to her years of experience in order to be an effective combination of pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficacy, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis.
Using the newest methodology and info, it enables health care professionals to improve their skill in dealing with the many conditions in rehabilitation of athletes, as well as expand the proficiency of medical professionals in sports therapy.
If you want to find out more about dry needling seminars led by Structure & Function: Dry Needling, take a look at our website and scour the index of our future events.
Phone Structure & Function: Dry Needling at (602) 888-1998, or send an e-mail which can be found on our Contact Page.