[shaker_image]Sue Falsone started the organization, Structure & Function: Dry Needling, to educate and teach dry needling to sports professionals. She teaches classes all over the United States to improve the knowledge of medical professionals. SFDN offers dry needling courses, 25 hours in length, in Denver and other major towns throughout the United States. Over three days, the course deals with topics on the essential dry needling methods for treating various acute and chronic conditions in athletes.
Dry Needling and Sue Falsone
[shaker_image]Dry needling, as a mix of skill and art, is done by a skilled physiotherapist who works with dry needles to stimulate the athlete’s muscles. Sue Falsone, the founder and CEO of SFDN, launched a real-world dry needling approach that is called Structure and Function Dry Needling, which shares a name with her business! The system is defined by a combination of skills Sue combined and perfected over several decades in the business. Sue worked as Head Athletic Coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers, during which she was the first female Head Athletic Trainer in any of the four most popular sports in the US. Also, Sue Falsone worked as the Head Athletic Coach for the US Men’s National Soccer team.
The goal of the course is the following:
- to better understand the external anatomy of the subject in terms of his well-being when working with dry needles;
- to be able to use dry needling techniques in targeting commonplace sports-related pathologies;
- to use intramuscular stimulation when treating various ortho and sports-related pathologies; and excel in the use of vacuum therapy techniques.
- to make certain the health professional knows of the contraindications and precautions in regarding dry needling;
- to learn proper needle handling methods, and avoid exposure to blood borne diseases;
After the course is done, the students will be able to use their newly learned abilities, and will be able to use them to treat their athletes.
Information Regarding Our Class
[shaker_image]The events come at a price of $1295, and for every ten people someone signs up, they (their club or department) get free access for one person. It is advisable that participants take a couple of specific things with them: a TENS unit (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation), alligator clamps, and a human anatomy book. Dry needles will be supplied to all participants by the seminar lecturers. As well as being in the process of approving CEUs (Continuing Education Units) for their courses, Structure & Function: Dry Needling is licensed by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to certified Athletic Trainers. In certain professions, Continuing Education Units are mandatory for to keep on working in their field.
Presently, these are the places that offer the ability to partake in continuing education classes approved by ProCert for Physical Therapists to earn 26 Continuing Education Units: Denver, Colorado. Also, National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) provides the ability to earn twenty-five CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five Continuing Education Units.
How to Host a Class
If they decide to host a dry needling course, physiotherapists and other medical professionals may sign up to do so. All the latest research and knowledge of dry needling, cupping, and intramuscular stimulation is taught in Structure & Function: Dry Needling’s classes. The brilliant and highly regarded dry needling approach introduced by Sue Falsone draws on her several decades of experience to be a quality 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 info, it allows practitioners to increase their skill in dealing with the many ailments in athletes’ recovery, and also further expand the proficiency of sports medical professionals.
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