[shaker_image]Sue Falsone started her organization, Structure & Function: Dry Needling, to educate and teach dry needling to sports professionals. She teaches classes across the US to improve the knowledge of health care professionals. SFDN offers a 25 hour dry needling seminar throughout the country, with future events in Detroit. Spanning three days, the seminar offers lectures on using basic dry needling approaches to treating a range of acute and serious ailments in athletes.
About Dry Needling and Sue Falsone
In the world of dry needling, an expert approved physiotherapist works with acupuncture needles to enter the skin and stimulate the athlete’s muscles. Sue Falsone, the creator and CEO of Structure and Function Dry Needling, launched a hands-on dry needling system named SFDN, which shares a name with her organization. In the course of her years in the field, Falsone garnered an incredible amount of experience which she then used to perfect her dry needling system. As an original pioneer in her field, Sue Falsone served as Head Athletic Coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers, making her the very first female to assume the role of Head Athletic Trainer in the four most important sports in America. The the US Men’s National Soccer team also perceived her skills and made her Head Athletic Trainer.
The course wants to achieve the following:
- to use dry needling techniques in curing prevalent sports-related injuries;
- to successfully use intramuscular stimulation when treating various orthopedic and sports-related problems; as well as become proficient when using vacuum therapy techniques.
- to better understand both general and respective anatomies of the subject so as to make sure they are safe while clinician is using dry needling;
- to use acupuncture needles in a proper way, and adhere to health guidelines and rules;
- to be certain the practitioner is acquainted with the contraindications and safeguards in in regards to dry needling;
After the course is done, the students will have perfected their new abilities, and will manage to successfully use them while working on their athletes.
The classes come at a price of one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, and for every ten people someone signs up, they (their club or department) get free tuition for 1 person. They recommend that the practitioners bring a couple of specific items along with them to class: a TENS unit (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation), alligator clips, and a comprehensive book about the human anatomy. The lecturers provide the needles for all students to have during the seminar. As well as being in the process of approving CEUs for their upcoming courses, SFDN is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to accredited Athletic Trainers. In certain fields, CEUs are required for to keep on working in their field.
Right now, these places allow you to partake in continuing education activities certified by ProCert for Physiotherapists to earn 26 Continuing Education Units: Detroit, Michigan. National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) enables the practitioner to get twenty-five CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five Continuing Education Units.
Hosting a Course
Physiotherapists and many other clinicians who are interested in hosting a class can participate after filling out the form and submitting an application on the SFDN’s webpage. The latest information about dry needling, cupping, and intramuscular stimulation goes into the courses. The outstanding and acclaimed dry needling system introduced by Sue Falsone draws on her several decades of experience in order to serve as an effective combination of pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficiency, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis.
Using the latest available methodology and research enables health care professionals to improve their skill in curing various conditions in sports rehabilitation, and also further expand the general skills of sports medical professionals.
Get in Contact
In order to get more information about dry needling classes held by SFDN, take a peek at our website and check out the index of our future courses here.
Phone SFDN at (602) 888-1998, or send them an email which can be found at our Contact Page.