[shaker_image]Sue Falsone founded her own organization, Structure & Function: Dry Needling, in order to teach dry needling to medical professionals. She teaches courses all over America to improve the knowledge of sports professionals. Structure & Function: Dry Needling offers dry needling courses, twenty-five hours in length, in Lafayette and other major cities all over the United States! Spanning 3 days, the class provides training sessions on the use of fundamental dry needling techniques on curing a number of acute & serious ailments in athletes. During the class program, Sue Falsone teaches the use of intramuscular electrical stimulation (abbreviated: IMS) and cupping.
What is Dry Needling and Who is Sue Falsone?
Dry needling, as a mix of skill and art, is performed by a physiotherapist who uses dry needles to stimulate the muscles of the athlete. At Structure & Function Dry Needling, founder and CEO Sue Falsone founded a hands-on dry needling system named Structure & Function: Dry Needling. This concept is characterized by a mix of skills Falsone combined and enhanced in the course of many years in the field. Sue spent time working as Head Athletic Coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers, during which she served as the first woman to assume the role of Head Athletic Trainer in all of the 4 most popular sports in the United States. Also, she served as the Head Athletic Trainer for the United States Men’s National Soccer team.
The course wants to allow the health care professional:
- to learn safe acupuncture needle usage methods, and avoid potential blood borne diseases;
- to get a better understanding the surface anatomy of the patient in terms of his well-being while using dry needles;
- to be able to use intramuscular stimulation in treating everyday ortho and sports-related pathologies; and to learn various cupping techniques.
- to familiarize with the practitioner the contraindications and safeguards for using said technique;
- to teach the clinicians to utilize dry needling techniques when addressing different ortho and sports-related pathologies;
After the course is done, the attendees will have mastered their newly learned abilities, and will manage to use them to treat their athletes.
Information About Our Classes
The fee for the course is $1295, however 1 individual may participate in the class for free when their sports club or facility sings up 10 other course participants. It is advisable that participants take a couple of specific things along with them to the seminar: a TENS unit (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation), alligator clamps, and a comprehensive book teaching human anatomy. Dry needles will be supplied to all participants by the seminar staff. SFDN is licensed by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to accredited Athletic Trainers and is right now in the process of approving CEUs. Continuing Education Units are mandatory by professionals in all sorts of fields to maintain their professional licenses.
Right now, these places offer continuing education activities certified by ProCert for Physiotherapists to get 26 CEUs: Lafayette, Louisiana. Also, NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) offers the ability to get twenty-five CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five CEUs.
Hosting a Course
[shaker_image]Physiotherapists as well as other practitioners who are interested in hosting a class may do so after they fill out the form and submit an application on the SFDN’s web site. The newest research and knowledge of dry needling, cupping, and intramuscular stimulation is contained in the seminars. The outstanding and esteemed dry needling system introduced by Sue Falsone draws on her several decades of hard work to become an efficient combination of dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficacy.
Using the Structure & Function method, aside from increasing the foundation of sports rehabilitation skills, students can to better the care for their athletes.
Get in Contact
If you want to familiarize yourself with dry needling classes offered by Structure & Function: Dry Needling, go to our website and check the index of our future events.
Phone SFDN at (602) 888-1998, or send an e-mail which can be found on our Contact Page.