[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN) is an education organization centered on teaching the dry needling approach to physiotherapists, started by Sue Falsone. She teaches seminars across America to empower health care professionals. SFDN offers dry needling classes, twenty-five hours in length, in Grand Prairie, Texas and other major cities all over the US. Over the course of 3 days, the seminar teaches a bunch of topics on the essential dry needling approaches in curing a number of acute and chronic conditions in athletes.
Dry Needling and Sue Falsone
Dry needling, as a combination of art and science, is performed by an expert physical therapist who works with dry needles to stimulate the muscles of the athlete. At SFDN, creator and CEO Sue Falsone started a hands-on dry needling concept named Structure & Function: Dry Needling. This approach is regarded as a mix of skills Sue Falsone introduced and perfected over the course of several decades in the industry. As a real pioneer in her field of expertise, Sue Falsone was Head Athletic Trainer for the LA Dodgers, which made her the first woman in the position of Head Athletic Coach in the 4 most important sports in the US. The the US Men’s National Soccer team also recognized her accomplishments and made her Head Athletic Trainer.
The course wants to achieve the following:
- to master proper acupuncture needle handling practices, and prevent risk of exposure to diseases transferred by blood;
- to understand the anatomy of the subject in regards to his safety when using acupuncture needles;
- to successfully utilize intramuscular stimulation when treating different orthopedic and sports-related problems; as well as become proficient in the use of vacuum therapy techniques.
- to familiarize with the clinician the contraindications and precautions when using the aforementioned technique;
- to be able to use dry needling techniques in addressing prevalent sports-related ailments;
Upon completion of the course, the students will be able to use their new skills in order to cure varying pathologies in ortho and sports medicine.
Info About Our Classes
The courses cost $1295, and for every ten people someone signs up, they (their department or facility) get free access for 1 individual. It is advisable that course participants take certain items with them to the seminar: a TENS unit, alligator clamps, and a human anatomy book. Dry needles will be made available to all participants by the seminar staff. Structure & Function: Dry Needling is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to accredited Athletic Trainers and is as of this moment in the process of approving CEUs. In certain professions, Continuing Education Units are required for the professionals to keep their licenses and continue working in their industry.
Continuing education courses certified by ProCert for Physical Therapists are right now being held at these places and award 26 Continuing Education Units: Grand Prairie. National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) offers the practitioner to get twenty-five CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five CEUs.
Info Regarding How to Host a Class
If they would like to offer a dry needling course, physiotherapists and other medical experts may sign up to do so. All the latest information about cupping, dry needling, and intramuscular stimulation is taught in Structure & Function: Dry Needling’s seminars. Sue Falsone combined her skills and experience garnered at the forefront of the industry, in order to incorporate dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficiency into the dry needling approach as of this moment recognized and praised throughout the US.
Using the SFDN method, apart from enriching the general repository of sports rehabilitation skills, health care professionals are able to offer their patients more refined and higher quality treatment.
More about Our Courses
Go to SFDN’s web page if you wish to hear more info about our classes; available on our website.
Give Structure & Function: Dry Needling a ring at (602) 888-1998, or send an e-mail which can be found at our Contact Page.