[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN) is an education company centered on teaching the dry needling approach to physical therapists, founded by Sue Falsone. She runs lectures in the US to develop the proficiency of sports professionals. They offer a twenty-five hr dry needling seminar across America, with events in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Spread across three days, the class teaches topics on the important dry needling methods for curing all sorts of acute and chronic conditions in professional athletes. During the course, Sue Falsone teaches how to use techniques like intramuscular electric stimulation (abbreviated: IMS) and cupping.
Dry Needling and Sue Falsone
[shaker_image]Dry needling, as a blend of skill and art, is performed by a physiotherapist who works with acupuncture needles to stimulate the muscles of the athlete. At SFDN, creator and Chief Executive Officer Sue Falsone launched a dry needling system named SFDN. The concept is characterized by a mix of techniques Sue Falsone developed and perfected in the course of several years in the business. Sueís experience includes stints as Head Athletic Coach for the LA Dodgers, where she served as the first female Head Athletic Trainer in all of the 4 major sports in America. Also, she worked as the Head Athletic Coach for the US Men’s National Soccer team.
The course wants to allow the health care professional:
- to get a better understanding of the surface anatomy of the subject regarding his safety when using needles;
- to allow the students to utilize dry needling techniques when addressing various orthopedic and sports-related pathologies;
- to be able to use intramuscular stimulation in treating everyday ortho problems; and learn various cupping techniques.
- to make sure the health professional understands the contraindications and precautions in in regards to dry needling;
- to learn secure acupuncture needle handling methods, and avoid exposure to blood borne diseases;
Upon completion of the course, the participants will have perfected their newly found skills, and will manage to use them with success while working on their athletes.
The courses are priced at one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, and when someone signs ten people up, they (their sports club or department) get free tuition for 1 person. course participants are encouraged to bring the following three items: an anatomy book (edition and author unspecified), a Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation device, as well as alligator clips. The lecturers will provide the needles for all participants to have in class. In addition to approving Continued Education Units for their upcoming courses, SFDN is licensed by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education services to accredited Athletic Trainers. Continuing Education Units are mandatory by those working in all sorts of fields to keep their professional licenses.
Continuing education seminars approved by ProCert for Physical Therapists are right now being held in the following places and award 26 CEUs: Fort Wayne. As well as mentioned above, NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) offers the ability to earn twenty-five CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 CEUs.
Hosting an Event
If they want to offer a dry needling course, physiotherapists and other health care professionals are able to apply to do so on the SFDNís website. Structure & Function’s dry needling classes offer the modern approach to the science of dry needling, and also intramuscular stimulation and cupping. Sue Falsone made use of her knowledge and expertise in order to incorporate dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficacy to make the dry needling approach as of this moment sought after and admired all over America.
Utilizing the modern methodology and research, it enables clinicians to improve their skill in curing various conditions in sports rehabilitation, and also expand the skills of health care professionals in sport.
About Our Dry Needling Events
If you want to find out more about dry needling classes led by SFDN, take a look at our webpage and scour the schedule of our future classes.
You may reach out to Sue Falsone and her team via the Contact us form on our website, by phone at (602) 888-1998, or by sending an email, as stated here on our Contact page.