[shaker_image]Sue Falsone started her own organization, Structure & Function: Dry Needling, to educate and teach dry needling to health care professionals. She coordinates lectures all over America to improve the proficiency of medical professionals. SFDN offers dry needling courses, twenty-five hrs in length, in Henderson, Nevada and other major towns all over the US! Over three days, the seminar deals with various topics on the important dry needling methods for curing a number of acute and chronic problems in athletes.
Dry Needling and Sue Falsone
In the world of dry needling, an expert licensed health care professional uses acupuncture needles to penetrate the epidermis and stimulate the professional athlete’s muscles. At SFDN, founder and CEO Sue Falsone developed a practical dry needling concept named Structure & Function: Dry Needling. The system is regarded as a blend of skills Falsone developed and improved over the course of many decades in the business. As an original pioneer in her field of expertise, Sue Falsone was Head Athletic Trainer for the Los Angeles Dodgers, making her the first woman in the role of Head Athletic Coach in the four major sports in the US. The the United States Men’s National Soccer team also recognized her skills and gave her the job of Head Athletic Trainer.
The course wants to achieve the following:
- to use dry needling techniques in treating prevalent sports-related injuries;
- to use intramuscular stimulation in treating everyday ortho pathologies; and to master different cupping techniques.
- to understand the external anatomy of the subject in terms of his safety when using needles;
- to learn proper needle handling practices, and prevent exposure to blood borne diseases;
- to be sure the health professional knows of the contraindications and safeguards in regarding dry needling;
After the course is over, the practitioners will be able to use their newfound skills to cure varying pathologies and ailments within the fields of orthopedic and sports medicine.
The price for the course is one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, however one individual is eligible to attend the course at no cost if their sports club or facility sings up 10 other students. course participants should bring these three things: a book about human anatomy (edition and author unspecified), a TENS device, along with alligator clips. Dry needles for use in class will be made available to everyone attending by the class lecturers. SFDN has been approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) to provide continuing education to accredited Athletic Trainers and is at this moment approving CEUs. Continuing Education Units are required by those working in various fields to keep their professional licenses.
As of now, these are the places that provide continuing education activities approved by ProCert for Physiotherapists to get 26 CEUs: Henderson. NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) offers the practitioner to earn twenty-five CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 Continuing Education Units.
Hosting a Class
[shaker_image]Physical therapists and various other medical professionals who would like to host a course can participate after they fill out the form and submit an application on the Structure & Function: Dry Needling’s website. The latest info about dry needling, cupping, and intramuscular stimulation is taught in the events. Sue Falsone made use of her knowledge and expertise to blend pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficacy, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis to make the dry needling approach as of now sought after and praised throughout the nation.
Using the latest available methodology and research, it allows health care professionals to improve their skill in dealing with various conditions in athletes’ recovery, as well as further expand the overall skills of sports medical professionals.
Visit Structure & Function: Dry needling’s webpage if you wish to hear more information about our future seminars; available on our Courses Page.
You can reach out to Sue Falsone and her employees by using the Contact us form on our webpage, by telephone at (602) 888-1998, or by sending an email, as listed here on our Contact page.