Dry Needling Courses in Des Moines, Iowa

[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN) is an education enterprise with the goal of introducing dry needling techniques to sports and health care professionals, started by Sue Falsone. She runs lectures all over the US to better the proficiency of health care professionals. They offer a twenty-five hour dry needling course throughout the US, with upcoming events in Des Moines, Iowa! Over 3 days, the course offers training sessions on using essential dry needling techniques on treating a range of acute or chronic ailments in athletes.


About Dry Needling and Sue Falsone

Dry needling, as a mix of art and science, is performed by a skilled medical professional who uses acupuncture needles to stimulate the professional athlete’s muscles. Sue Falsone, the founder and CEO of SFDN, launched a real-world dry needling system named SFDN, the namesake of her company! Over the course of the decade in the field, Falsone acquired an incredible amount of expertise which she then used to develop her dry needling concept. Sue Falsone spent time working as Head Athletic Coach for the LA Dodgers organization, a period where she worked as the first woman to assume the role of Head Athletic Coach in any of the four most popular sports in America. Also, she served as the Head Athletic Trainer for the American Men’s National Soccer team.

Course Curriculum

The course wants to do the following:

  • to teach proper use of dry needling techniques in addressing prevalent sports-related ailments;
  • to utilize intramuscular stimulation in treating everyday orthopedic and sports-related conditions; and to master different cupping techniques.
  • to get to know general and individual anatomies of the patient so as to be able to assure them of their safety when clinician is using dry needling;
  • to master safe dry needle usage techniques, and prevent risk of blood borne diseases;
  • to be sure the health professional knows of the contraindications and safety measures in in regards to dry needling;

After the course is over, the attendees will be able to use their newly learned abilities, and will be able to use them to treat their athletes.

Information Regarding the Course

[shaker_image]The price for the seminars is one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, but 1 individual is eligible to attend the course at no cost when their sports club or facility sings up 10 other course participants. They recommend that the practitioners take a few specific things with them: a TENS unit, alligator clips, and a comprehensive book about the human anatomy. Dry needles will be supplied to all participants by the seminar lecturers. SFDN has been approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) to provide services of continuing education to licensed Athletic Trainers and is at this moment approving CEUs. Continuing Education Units are obligatory by those working in different fields to retain their working licenses.

Continuing education events approved by ProCert for Physical Therapists are currently available here for 26 CEUs: Des Moines. National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) allows the student to earn twenty-five Continuing Education Units, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five Continuing Education Units.

Hosting an Event

[shaker_image]Physical therapists and other medical professionals who would like to host a class can do so after they fill out the form and submit an application. The latest information about intramuscular stimulation, dry needling, and cupping goes into the events. The award winning and acclaimed dry needling system introduced by Sue Falsone was developed thanks to her few decades of experience in order to be an effective combination of dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficacy.

When using the SFDN approach, aside from enriching the repository of sports rehabilitation skills, clinicians are able to offer their patients more refined and higher quality treatment.

Learn more about Our Dry Needling Events

In order to familiarize yourself with dry needling events led by Structure & Function: Dry Needling, take a look at our web site and check the schedule of our upcoming seminars.
You may reach out to Sue Falsone and her team via the Contact us form on our web site, telephone at (602) 888-1998, or by dropping them an email, on our Contact page.


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