Structure & Function: Dry Needling
[shaker_image]Sue Falsone started her enterprise, Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN), to teach dry needling to health care professionals. She runs classes all over America to develop the skills of health care professionals. SFDN offers a 25 hr dry needling seminar all over America, with future events in Fort Worth, Texas. Spread across 3 days, the seminar teaches various topics on the essential dry needling approaches in curing a number of acute and chronic problems in athletes.
Who is Sue Falsone and What is Dry Needling?
[shaker_image]In the world of dry needling, an experienced certified health care professional works with acupuncture needles to enter the skin and stimulate the muscles of the athlete. Sue Falsone, the creator and CEO of SFDN, launched a real-world dry needling concept called SFDN, the namesake of her company. The system is regarded as a blend of skills Sue introduced and enhanced in the course of many years in the field. As a true leader in her area of expertise, she worked as Head Athletic Coach for the LA Dodgers, making her the very first female to assume the role of Head Athletic Coach in the 4 major sports in the US. The the United States Men’s National Soccer team also perceived her accomplishments and gave her the job of Head Athletic Trainer.
The course wants to achieve the following:
- to be able to use dry needling techniques in curing common sports-related ailments;
- to utilize intramuscular stimulation when treating different ortho and sports-related conditions; as well as excel in the use of cupping techniques.
- to understand the external anatomy of the patient in regards to his safety while working with dry needles;
- to master safe dry needle handling methods, and prevent risk of diseases transferred by blood;
- to make certain the health professional understands the contraindications and safeguards in regarding dry needling;
After the course is over, the students will manage to put together their new skills in order to treat different conditions and issues within the fields of ortho and sports medicine.
Info Regarding the Course
The fee for the classes is $1295, but one person may take the course for free when their department or facility brings ten other students. It is advisable that students take a few specific things along with them to the seminar: a TENS unit (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation), alligator clamps, and an anatomy book. The staff supply the needles for all students to use during the seminar. Structure & Function: Dry Needling is licensed by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education services to accredited Athletic Trainers and is as of this moment in the process of approving CEUs (Continuing Education Units). In certain fields, CEUs are mandatory for to keep on working in their industry.
Continuing education seminars approved by ProCert for Physical Therapists are presently available here and award 26 CEUs: Fort Worth. NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) offers the student to earn twenty-five CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five CEUs.
How to Host a Seminar
[shaker_image]Physical therapists and other practitioners who want to host a class are able to do so upon filling out the form and submitting an application. The latest info about dry needling, cupping, and intramuscular stimulation is contained in Structure & Function: Dry Needling’s seminars. The brilliant and acclaimed dry needling approach developed by Sue Falsone draws on her few decades of expertise in order to serve as an effective mix of dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficacy.
Making use of the latest available methodology and info allows clinicians to improve their skill in treating different ailments in rehabilitation of athletes, and also further expand the general knowledge of medical professionals in sports therapy.
Sign Up For a Class
If you want to find out more about dry needling seminars held by SFDN, visit our webpage and browse the list of our classes.
Give Structure & Function: Dry Needling a call at (602) 888-1998, or send an email which can be found on our Contact Page.