[shaker_image]Sue Falsone started her company, Structure & Function: Dry Needling, in order to introduce dry needling to health care professionals. She teaches classes all over the US to improve the knowledge of medical professionals. SFDN offers a 25 hour dry needling course throughout the country, with future events in Greensboro. Spanning 3 days, the seminar offers lectures on using fundamental dry needling techniques on curing a number of acute and chronic ailments in athletes.
What is Dry Needling and Who is Sue Falsone?
[shaker_image]Dry needling, a mix of art and science, is performed by a health professional who uses acupuncture needles to stimulate the athlete’s muscles. Sue Falsone, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of SFDN, started a real-world dry needling system called Structure and Function Dry Needling, the namesake of her company. This concept is regarded as a combination of skills Falsone developed and enhanced over many years in the industry. Sue Falsone worked as Head Athletic Trainer for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, a period where she worked as the first female Head Athletic Trainer in any of the four most popular sports in America. She also worked as the Head Athletic Coach for the United States Men’s National Soccer team.
The course wants to achieve the following:
- to understand the anatomy of the patient in regards to his safety while using dry needles;
- to teach proper use of dry needling techniques in addressing prevalent sports-related injuries;
- to apply intramuscular stimulation in treating common ortho and sports-related conditions; and learn different cupping techniques.
- to point out to the health professional the contraindications and precautions while using said technique;
- to be able to work with acupuncture needles in a proper way, as well as abide by official health rules and guidelines;
When the course is finished, the students will be confident enough to put together their new abilities to treat different conditions within the fields of sports and orthopedic medicine.
Info Regarding the Classes
[shaker_image]The fee for the events is $1295, however one individual may attend the course at no cost if their sports club or club brings 10 other students. participants ought to bring the following items: a book about human anatomy (edition and author not specified), a Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation device, and alligator clips. The lecturers will provide the needles for all participants to have in class. As well as being in the process of approving CEUs (Continuing Education Units) for their future courses, SFDN is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to licensed Athletic Trainers. In certain professions, CEUs are required for to keep on working in their field.
Continuing education activities approved by ProCert for Physiotherapists are presently being held at these places and award 26 Continuing Education Units: Greensboro. National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) offers the practitioner to earn twenty-five CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five CEUs.
Info on How to Host an Event
[shaker_image]Physiotherapists and other clinicians who are interested in hosting an event are able to participate after filling out the form and submitting an application on the SFDN’s web site. The newest information about intramuscular stimulation, dry needling, and cupping is taught in our courses. The award winning and acclaimed dry needling system developed by Sue Falsone was developed thanks to her few decades of hard work to be a quality blend of dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficiency.
In using the SFDN method, apart from enriching the base of sports rehabilitation knowledge, practitioners will be able to improve the treatment of their athletes and patients.
Sign Up For a Event
Visit Structure & Function: Dry needling’s webpage in case you’d like to learn more info about our upcoming courses; on our Courses Page.
You will be able to reach out to Sue Falsone and her employees via the Contact us section of our webpage, telephone at (602) 888-1998, or by dropping them an e-mail, as stated on our Contact page.