Structure & Function: Dry Needling
[shaker_image]Sue Falsone created her business, Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN), with the intention to educate and teach dry needling to medical professionals. She organizes lectures all over America to better the skills of medical professionals. They offer dry needling classes, 25 hours in length, in Elizabeth, New Jersey and other big cities throughout the US! Spread across three days, the course teaches various topics on the basic dry needling methods for treating a number of acute and chronic ailments in athletes.
Who is Sue Falsone and What is Dry Needling?
[shaker_image]Using the technique of dry needling, a approved physiotherapist works with dry needles to enter the skin and stimulate the muscles of the professional athlete. Sue Falsone, the woman behind the company and CEO of SFDN, started a practical dry needling system that is called SFDN, the namesake of her company. The concept is regarded as a mix of skills Falsone introduced and enhanced over the course of several decades in the field. As a true pioneer in her field of expertise, Sue Falsone served as Head Athletic Coach for the LA Dodgers, making her the first woman in the position of Head Athletic Coach in the 4 most popular sports in America. The American Men’s National Soccer team also perceived her accomplishments and offered her the role of Head Athletic Trainer.
The purpose of the course is:
- to get acquainted with both general and individual anatomies of the subject in order to make sure they are safe when using dry needling on them;
- to use dry needling techniques in targeting commonplace ortho and sports-related injuries;
- to successfully utilize intramuscular stimulation when treating various ortho and sports-related pathologies; and to excel in the knowledge cupping techniques.
- to show the health professional the contraindications and safety measures while using said technique;
- to work with acupuncture needles in a secure manner, and adhere to health rules and regulations;
After the course is over, the practitioners will be confident enough to combine their new knowledge to treat varying problems in sports and orthopedic medicine.
The fee for the seminars is $1295, however 1 person may take the course at no cost if their department or facility registers 10 other participants. It is recommended that course participants bring a few specific items with them to class: a TENS unit (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation), alligator clips, and a human anatomy book. The lecturers will supply the needles for everyone to use throughout the course. As well as currently approving CEUs for their future courses, Structure & Function: Dry Needling is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide services of continuing education to certified Athletic Trainers. In a number of professions, Continuing Education Units are obligatory for to keep on working in their industry.
As of now, these places offer continuing education activities approved by ProCert for Physiotherapists to earn twenty-six Continuing Education Units: Elizabeth. NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) allows the student to earn twenty-five Continuing Education Units, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five Continuing Education Units.
Information Regarding How to Host a Seminar
[shaker_image]If they decide to host a dry needling course, physical therapists and other health care experts are able to register to do so. Our dry needling events teach the latest knowledge in the art of dry needling, and also intramuscular stimulation and cupping. Sue Falsone made use of her skills and experience gathered at the forefront of her field, in order to incorporate pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficiency, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis to form the dry needling system currently recognized and praised all over the nation.
Using the latest available methodology and research enables clinicians to better their skill in curing the many pathologies in athletes’ recovery, as well as expand the overall knowledge of medical professionals in sports therapy.
Get in Contact
Visit SFDN’s webpage in case you’d like to learn more info about our upcoming courses; on our website.
Give Structure & Function: Dry Needling a call at (602) 888-1998, or send an e-mail which can be found at our Contact Page.