[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN) is a training organization with the goal of introducing the dry needling approach to physiotherapists, managed by Sue Falsone. She teaches seminars all over the United States to improve the knowledge of medical professionals. Structure & Function: Dry Needling offers dry needling courses, 25 hours in length, in Evansville and other major towns all over America! Over three days, the class deals with different topics on the important dry needling approaches in treating all sorts of acute and chronic ailments in athletes.
Who is Sue Falsone and What is Dry Needling?
[shaker_image]Dry needling, as a blend of skill and art, is done by a skilled physiotherapist who uses his knowledge of acupuncture needles to stimulate the athlete’s muscles. At Structure & Function Dry Needling, founder and CEO Sue Falsone started a dry needling system that goes by SFDN. The approach is characterized by a combination of skills Falsone introduced and improved over the course of many years in the industry. Sue Falsone worked as Head Athletic Coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, a period where she worked as the first female Head Athletic Trainer in any of the 4 major sports in the US. Also, Sue Falsone served as the Head Athletic Coach for the American Men’s National Soccer team.
Objectives & Curriculum of the Course
The course wants to allow the clinician:
- to get to know the anatomies of the subject in order to make sure they are safe while practicing dry needling on them;
- to allow the students to employ dry needling techniques when addressing different ortho and sports-related conditions;
- to be able to utilize intramuscular stimulation in treating commonplace orthopedic conditions; as well as learn different cupping techniques.
- to familiarize with the clinician the contraindications and safety measures when using said technique;
- to be able to work with acupuncture needles in a safe manner, and also abide by official health guidelines and rules;
After the course is over, the students will be able to put together their new abilities in order to cure varying problems and issues within the fields of sports and orthopedic medicine.
Info Regarding the Classes
The courses cost one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, and when someone signs ten people up, they (their department or club) get registration fees waived for 1 person. It is recommended that participants take a few specific things with them: a TENS unit, alligator clamps, and a book about the human anatomy. Dry needles for use in class will be given to all participants by the course staff. SFDN is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to licensed Athletic Trainers and is at this moment approving CEUs. In some fields, Continuing Education Units are required for to keep on working in their industry.
As of now, these are the places that offer the ability to partake in continuing education activities approved by ProCert for Physiotherapists to get 26 Continuing Education Units: Evansville. NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) allows the student to earn 25 CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five Continuing Education Units.
Hosting a Class
[shaker_image]Physical therapists as well as various other medical professionals who would like to host a seminar are able to participate after filling out the form and submitting an application. The latest info about intramuscular stimulation, dry needling, and cupping is taught in Structure & Function: Dry Needling’s classes. Sue Falsone made use of her skills and experience in order to combine pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficacy, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis to make the dry needling system now respected and praised across the nation.
Utilizing the latest available methodology and info, it allows health care professionals to increase their skill in treating various pathologies in sports rehabilitation, and also expand the knowledge of health care professionals in sport.
Get in Contact
If you want to find out more about dry needling classes led by SFDN, take a peek at our website and go through the list of our future events here.
You will be able to get in touch with Sue Falsone and her employees via the Contact us section of our web site, telephone at (602) 888-1998, or by sending an email, as stated on our Contact page.