[shaker_image]Sue Falsone started her own enterprise, Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN), in order to introduce dry needling to sports professionals. She teaches seminars throughout America to empower health care professionals. SFDN offers a twenty-five hr dry needling seminar across the US, with events in Durham, North Carolina. Over three days, the class teaches different topics on the basic dry needling approaches in curing a number of acute and chronic conditions in professional athletes. As part of the course, Sue Falsone presents how to use cupping and intramuscular electrical stimulation (short: IMS).
Who is Sue Falsone and What is Dry Needling?
Dry needling, as a mix of skill and art, is done by a skilled health professional who uses dry needles to stimulate the athlete’s muscles. Sue Falsone, the creator and CEO of SFDN, launched a practical dry needling system that is called Structure and Function Dry Needling, which shares a name with her business! In the course of the decade in the industry, Sue acquired an incredible amount of expertise which she then used to develop her dry needling approach. Sueís experience includes stints as Head Athletic Coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, during which she served as the first female Head Athletic Trainer in any of the 4 most important sports in the US. She also served as the Head Athletic Trainer for the US Men’s National Soccer team.
The purpose of the course is:
- to be able to use dry needling techniques in curing commonplace sports-related pathologies;
- to be able to use intramuscular stimulation in treating commonplace ortho and sports-related conditions; and master different cupping techniques.
- to get acquainted with the anatomies of the patient to be able to assure them of their well-being when clinician is using dry needling on them;
- to learn safe acupuncture needle handling methods, and eliminate risk of exposure to diseases transmitted by blood;
- to point out to the health professional the contraindications and safety measures for using said technique;
When the course is finished, the practitioners will be able to put together their new knowledge to cure different pathologies and issues within the fields of orthopedic and sports medicine.
Info Regarding the Courses
The fee for the course is one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, but one person can participate in the class for free when their sports club or facility registers 10 other students. Students ought to bring these items: an anatomy book (edition and author not specified), a TENS unit, along with alligator clips. Dry needles for use in class will be given to all students by the course staff. Structure & Function: Dry Needling has been approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) to provide services of continuing education to accredited Athletic Trainers and is at this moment approving CEUs (Continuing Education Units). In some professions, CEUs are required for the professionals to keep their licenses and go on working in their field.
Right now, the following cities offer continuing education events approved by ProCert for Physical Therapists to get 26 Continuing Education Units: Durham, North Carolina. National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) offers the student to get 25 CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five CEUs.
Hosting a Course
If they decide to hold a dry needling course, physical therapists and other medical experts may apply for it on the SFDNís webpage. Structure & Function’s dry needling courses offer the modern knowledge in the art of dry needling, and also intramuscular stimulation and cupping. Sue Falsone made use of her skills and expertise garnered at the highest levels in her field, in order to blend dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficiency to form the dry needling approach as of now sought after and praised across America.
Using the modern methodology and information, it enables practitioners to better their skill in dealing with different pathologies in athletes’ recovery, and also expand the general knowledge of health care professionals in sport.
Sign Up For a Event
Stop over at Structure & Function: Dry needling’s web site in case you want to learn more info about our future events; on our Courses Page.
You may get in touch with Sue Falsone and her team via the Contact us section of our website, phone at (602) 888-1998, or by dropping them an e-mail, as stated here on our Contact page.