[shaker_image]Sue Falsone founded her own company, Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN), in order to introduce dry needling to health care professionals. She runs classes throughout America to better the proficiency of sports professionals. They offer dry needling classes, twenty-five hrs in length, in Las Vegas and other big towns all over the US! Spread across three days, the class provides lectures on using fundamental dry needling techniques on handling a range of acute and/or chronic issues in athletes. As part of the seminar, Sue Falsone teaches how to use techniques such as intramuscular electrical stimulation (short: IMS) and cupping.
Dry Needling and Sue Falsone
Dry needling, as a blend of art and science, is performed by an expert physical therapist who works with acupuncture needles to stimulate the muscles of the professional athlete. At SFDN, founder and Chief Executive Officer Sue Falsone started a dry needling approach that goes by SFDN! The concept is regarded as a combination of skills Sue Falsone introduced and improved over many decades in the field. Sue worked as Head Athletic Trainer for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, where she was the first woman to assume the role of Head Athletic Coach in any of the four most popular sports in America. Also, Sue Falsone spent some time working as the Head Athletic Trainer for the US Men’s National Soccer team.
Objectives of the Course
The purpose of the course is:
- to teach the practitioners to utilize dry needling techniques when addressing different ortho and sports-related injuries;
- to successfully employ intramuscular stimulation when treating different ortho and sports-related conditions; and excel in the knowledge cupping techniques.
- to better understand both general and individual anatomies of the subject to make sure they are safe as the practitioner is practicing the technique of dry needling;
- to learn proper needle usage practices, and avoid potential diseases transmitted by blood;
- to be certain the practitioner knows of the contraindications and safeguards in regarding dry needling;
After the course is done, the attendees will be proficient in the use of their newly learned skills, and will be able to successfully use them in treatment of their athletes.
The seminars are $1295, and when someone signs ten people up, they (their department or sports club) get registration fees waived for 1 individual. Students should bring these items: an anatomy book (edition and author not specified), a Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation device, and alligator clamps. The lecturers supply the needles for everyone to have throughout the course. Structure & Function: Dry Needling is licensed by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education services to licensed Athletic Trainers and is as of this moment approving CEUs (Continuing Education Units). Continuing Education Units are required by those working in different fields to retain their working licenses.
Right now, these are the places that offer the ability to partake in continuing education events approved by ProCert for Physical Therapists to get 26 CEUs: Las Vegas. NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) offers the student to earn 25 Continuing Education Units, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 Continuing Education Units.
How to Host a Class
[shaker_image]If they decide to hold a dry needling course, physical therapists and other health care professionals may apply for it on the Structure & Function: Dry Needlingís webpage. Structure & Function’s dry needling seminars provide the modern knowledge in the science and art of dry needling, and also intramuscular stimulation and cupping. The brilliant and esteemed dry needling approach developed by Sue Falsone was created thanks to her few decades of hard work in order to become an efficient mix of pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficiency, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis.
Using the latest available methodology and info, it allows sports medical professionals to increase their knowledge in treating the many pathologies in athletes’ recovery, and also expand the overall proficiency of sports medical professionals.
To familiarize yourself with dry needling classes led by Structure & Function: Dry Needling, take a look at our web site and check the index of our classes here.
Give Structure & Function: Dry Needling a call at (602) 888-1998, or send them an e-mail which can be found on our Contact Page.