Structure & Function: Dry Needling
[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling is an education company with the goal of introducing dry needling techniques to physiotherapists, hosted by Sue Falsone. She runs courses in the United States to improve the expertise of sports professionals. Structure & Function: Dry Needling offers a 25 hr dry needling course throughout America, with future events in Manchester, New Hampshire! Over the course of 3 days, the course provides lectures on using important dry needling approaches to curing a variety of acute or serious ailments in athletes. During the course, Sue Falsone also teaches how to use techniques of cupping and intramuscular electrical stimulation (short: IMS).
About Sue Falsone and Dry Needling
Combining the art and science of dry needling, an expert approved physical therapist uses acupuncture needles to penetrate the dermis and stimulate the professional athlete’s muscles. Sue Falsone, the creator and Chief Executive Officer of SFDN, developed a real-world dry needling approach that is called Structure and Function Dry Needling, the namesake of her business. This approach is regarded as a mix of techniques Sue combined and improved over the course of several years in the field. Sue spent time working as Head Athletic Coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers, where she worked as the first female Head Athletic Trainer in all of the four major sports in America. She also spent some time working as the Head Athletic Trainer for the American Men’s National Soccer team.
The course wants to achieve the following:
- to be able to handle dry needles in a safe manner, and adhere to official health rules and guidelines;
- to better understand the external anatomy of the subject in regards to his well-being when working with needles;
- to be able to utilize intramuscular stimulation in treating commonplace ortho and sports-related problems; and learn different cupping techniques.
- to be sure the practitioner understands the contraindications and safety measures in regards to dry needling;
- to use dry needling techniques in curing prevalent sports-related ailments;
Upon completion of the course, the practitioners will have mastered their new skills, and will manage to use them with success when treating their athletes.
Info About Our Classes
[shaker_image]The fee for the seminars is $1295, but 1 individual may take the course at no cost when their sports club or facility sings up ten other course participants. It is advisable that students bring a few specific items along with them: a TENS unit, alligator clips, and an anatomy book. Dry needles will be given to everyone attending by the class staff. As well as currently approving Continued Education Units (CEUs) for their upcoming courses, Structure & Function: Dry Needling is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide services of continuing education to certified Athletic Trainers. In certain professions, Continuing Education Units are obligatory for to keep on working in their field.
As of now, these places provide continuing education courses approved by ProCert for Physical Therapists to earn 26 CEUs: Manchester. National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) enables the student to get twenty-five CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 Continuing Education Units.
Hosting an Event
Physical therapists and various other clinicians who are interested in hosting a course are able to do so after they fill out the form and submit an application on the SFDN’s webpage. Structure & Function’s dry needling courses teach the latest approach to the art of dry needling, and also intramuscular stimulation and cupping. Sue Falsone brought forth her competence and experience in order to incorporate dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficiency to make the dry needling system currently sought after and praised throughout the United States.
Making use of the modern methodology and research enables sports medical professionals to improve their knowledge in treating various pathologies in rehabilitation of athletes, and also expand the overall skills of sports medical professionals.
Get in Contact
Stop over at Structure & Function: Dry needling’s web site if you’d like to learn more info about our future classes; on our website.
Give SFDN a call at (602) 888-1998, or send them an e-mail which can be found on our Contact Page.