[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN) is a training enterprise focused on teaching dry needling techniques to sports and medical professionals, founded by Sue Falsone. She runs classes all over the United States to develop the proficiency of health care professionals. They offer dry needling classes, twenty-five hours in length, in Independence and other major towns across the US! Spanning three days, the seminar is comprised of topics on the basic dry needling techniques for treating all sorts of acute and chronic problems in athletes.
About Dry Needling and Sue Falsone
Using the technique of dry needling, an expert licensed medical professional uses his skill with acupuncture needles to penetrate the epidermis and stimulate the athlete’s muscles. At SFDN, founder and Chief Executive Officer Sue Falsone founded a hands-on dry needling system called Structure & Function: Dry Needling! In the course of her years in the field, Sue Falsone acquired a tremendous amount of expertise which she used to perfect her dry needling concept. Sue Falsone worked as Head Athletic Trainer for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, a period where she was the first woman to assume the role of Head Athletic Trainer in any of the 4 major sports in the US. She also worked as the Head Athletic Trainer for the American Men’s National Soccer team.
The course was designed for the medical professional:
- to teach proper use of dry needling techniques in treating common orthopedic and sports-related ailments;
- to employ intramuscular stimulation when curing various orthopedic and sports-related problems; and excel when using vacuum therapy techniques.
- to better comprehend the external anatomy of the patient regarding his safety while using acupuncture needles;
- to understand safe dry needle usage methods, and avoid exposure to blood borne diseases;
- to make certain the practitioner is acquainted with the contraindications and precautionary measures in in terms of dry needling;
Upon completion of the course, the students will have perfected their newly learned skills, and will manage to use them with success when treating their athletes.
Information Regarding the Classes
[shaker_image]The fee for the course is one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, but one individual can participate in the class for free when their club or facility sings up ten other students. They recommend that participants take a couple of specific items along with them to class: a TENS unit, alligator clamps, and a human anatomy book. The staff provide the needles for everyone to have during the seminar. SFDN is licensed by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to certified Athletic Trainers and is currently approving CEUs (Continuing Education Units). CEUs are required by practitioners in various fields to maintain their professional licenses.
Right now, the following cities provide continuing education activities certified by ProCert for Physiotherapists to earn twenty-six CEUs: Independence. As well as mentioned above, NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) offers the way to get 25 Continuing Education Units, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five CEUs.
Information Regarding How to Host a Class
If they would like to hold a dry needling course, physical therapists and other health care experts can sign up to do so on the Structure & Function: Dry Needlingís webpage. SFDN’s dry needling courses teach the newest knowledge in the science and art of dry needling, and also intramuscular stimulation and cupping. The award winning and esteemed dry needling approach developed by Sue Falsone draws on her years of hard work to become a quality mix of pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficiency, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis.
Utilizing the modern methodology and info, it enables practitioners to better their knowledge in dealing with the many pathologies in rehabilitation of athletes, and also further expand the knowledge of health care professionals in sport.
Sign Up For a Course
Visit Structure & Function: Dry needling’s website if you want to learn more information about our seminars; available on our Courses Page.
You may contact Sue Falsone and her crew by using the Contact us section of our webpage, telephone at (602) 888-1998, or by dropping them an e-mail, as listed here on our Contact page.