[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling is an education organization focused on teaching dry needling techniques to sports and health care professionals, created by Sue Falsone. She teaches classes all over the US to improve the knowledge of sports professionals. SFDN offers dry needling classes, twenty-five hrs in length, in Lincoln, Nebraska and other big cities across America! Over the course of three days, the seminar offers training sessions on the use of essential dry needling approaches to treating a number of acute and serious ailments in athletes. As part of the course, Sue Falsone also teaches the use of techniques such as intra-muscular electrical stimulation (abbreviated: IMS) and cupping.
Who is Sue Falsone and What is Dry Needling?
[shaker_image]Dry needling, a blend of skill and art, is performed by a skilled medical professional who uses acupuncture needles to stimulate the professional athlete’s muscles. At SFDN, founder and Chief Executive Officer Sue Falsone launched a practical dry needling approach called SFDN! This concept is regarded as a combination of skills Falsone developed and perfected in the course of several decades in the business. Sue Falsoneís experience includes stints as Head Athletic Trainer for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, during which she was the first woman to assume the role of Head Athletic Coach in all of the four most important sports in the US. She also spent some time working as the Head Athletic Trainer for the US Men’s National Soccer team.
The course wants to allow the health care professional:
- to better understand the external anatomy of the patient in terms of his safety while using acupuncture needles;
- to enable the students to utilize dry needling techniques when treating different ortho and sports-related injuries;
- to use intramuscular stimulation when curing various orthopedic and sports-related pathologies; as well as excel in the use of cupping techniques.
- to point out to the practitioner the contraindications and safeguards when using the aforementioned technique;
- to use dry needles in a proper way, and adhere to health guidelines and regulations;
Upon completion of the course, the participants will be proficient in the use of their new abilities, and will be able to use them with success while working on their athletes.
Info About Our Courses
[shaker_image]The price for the seminars is $1295, however one person may take the class for free when their sports club or department brings ten other course participants. Students should bring the following three things: a book about human anatomy (edition and author not specified), a Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation device, and alligator clamps. The staff will supply the needles for everyone to have during the seminar. In addition to being in the process of approving CEUs (Continuing Education Units) for their future courses, SFDN is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education services to licensed Athletic Trainers. CEUs are obligatory by practitioners in various fields to retain their professional licenses.
Continuing education events approved by ProCert for Physical Therapists are right now offered in the following places and award 26 CEUs: Lincoln. As well as mentioned above, National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) offers the ability to earn twenty-five Continuing Education Units, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five CEUs.
Information Regarding How to Host an Event
[shaker_image]Physiotherapists and many other medical professionals who want to host a course are able to participate after they fill out the form and submit an application. Our dry needling seminars teach the modern knowledge in the science of dry needling, as well as intramuscular stimulation and cupping. The outstanding and highly regarded dry needling system started by Sue Falsone was created thanks to her few decades of expertise to be a quality combination of pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficiency, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis.
Making use of the modern methodology and info, it enables students to better their knowledge in dealing with different ailments in athletes’ recovery, and further expand the general skills of medical professionals in sports therapy.
Learn more about Our Courses
To familiarize yourself with dry needling classes led by SFDN, take a look at our web page and check out the list of our upcoming seminars.
You will be able to contact Sue Falsone and her crew by using the Contact us form on our web site, phone at (602) 888-1998, or by forwarding an email, on our Contact page.