Dry Needling Courses in Grand Rapids, Michigan

[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN) is a training enterprise with the goal of introducing dry needling to physiotherapists, created by Sue Falsone. She teaches seminars throughout the United States to empower medical professionals. Structure & Function: Dry Needling offers a twenty-five hour dry needling course all over the US, with upcoming events in Grand Rapids! Over the course of three days, the course offers lectures on how to use essential dry needling approaches to handling a number of acute and/or serious ailments in athletes.


Who is Sue Falsone and What is Dry Needling?

[shaker_image]Using the technique of dry needling, an expert approved medical professional works with acupuncture needles to penetrate the skin and stimulate the muscles of the professional athlete. Sue Falsone, the founder and CEO of Structure and Function Dry Needling, started a practical dry needling system named SFDN, the namesake of her business! This approach is defined by a blend of techniques Sue Falsone developed and perfected over a couple of decades in the business. Sueís experience includes stints as Head Athletic Trainer for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, a period where she was the first female Head Athletic Coach in any of the four most popular sports in America. Also, she worked as the Head Athletic Trainer for the American Men’s National Soccer team.


The course was designed for the medical professional:

  • to better understand the anatomy of the subject in regards to his well-being when handling dry needles;
  • to enable the students to employ dry needling techniques when treating various orthopedic and sports-related pathologies;
  • to successfully employ intramuscular stimulation when treating various orthopedic and sports-related pathologies; and to excel when using vacuum therapy techniques.
  • to point out to the practitioner the contraindications and safeguards while using the aforementioned technique;
  • to use dry needles in a secure way, and abide by health guidelines and rules;

Upon completion of the course, the students will be proficient in the use of their new skills, and will manage to use them with success in treatment of their athletes.

Class Info

The events are one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, and for every ten people someone registers, they (their sports club or department) get free tuition for one person. Students ought to bring the following things: a book about human anatomy (edition and author unspecified), a TENS unit, along with alligator clamps. Dry needles for use in class will be given to all participants by the course lecturers. In addition to approving Continued Education Units for their upcoming courses, SFDN is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide services of continuing education to accredited Athletic Trainers. CEUs are mandatory by professionals in various fields to keep their working licenses.

Continuing education events approved by ProCert for Physiotherapists are right now being held in the following places and award 26 CEUs: Grand Rapids, Michigan. As well as mentioned above, National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) provides the ability to earn twenty-five Continuing Education Units, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 CEUs.

Hosting a Course

If they want to offer a dry needling course, physiotherapists and other medical professionals are able to apply for it. The newest research and knowledge of dry needling, cupping, and intramuscular stimulation is taught in our classes. Sue Falsone brought forth her competence and experience gathered at the highest levels in her field, in order to blend dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficacy to make the dry needling approach currently respected and admired across America.

Making use of the modern methodology and info, it allows students to increase their knowledge in treating different ailments in sports rehabilitation, and expand the general knowledge of health care professionals in sport.

Get in Contact

Visit SFDN’s web site in case you’d like to hear more about our 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.


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