Structure & Function: Dry Needling
[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling is a training company with the goal of teaching dry needling to physiotherapists, created by Sue Falsone. She teaches courses throughout America to empower medical professionals. They offer dry needling classes, 25 hours in length, in McKinney and other big cities all over the US. Over three days, the course is comprised of a bunch of topics on the important dry needling methods for curing a number of acute and chronic ailments in athletes.
Who is Sue Falsone and What is Dry Needling?
Dry needling, as a blend of art and science, is performed by a skilled physiotherapist who uses acupuncture needles to stimulate the professional athlete’s muscles. At Structure & Function Dry Needling, founder and CEO Sue Falsone started a dry needling system that goes by Structure & Function: Dry Needling. Throughout the decade in the industry, Sue Falsone garnered a great amount of expertise which she then used to develop her dry needling system. Sueís experience includes stints as Head Athletic Coach for the LA Dodgers organization, during which she served as the first woman to assume the role of Head Athletic Trainer in all of the 4 major sports in the United States. Also, she worked as the Head Athletic Coach for the US Men’s National Soccer team.
The objectives of the course are the following:
- to be able to use dry needling techniques in curing commonplace sports-related ailments;
- to successfully employ intramuscular stimulation when curing different and sports-related problems; and become proficient in the use of vacuum therapy techniques.
- to get to know the anatomies of the subject to make sure they are safe as the practitioner is using the technique of dry needling on them;
- to learn secure acupuncture needle handling techniques, and avoid exposure to diseases transmitted by blood;
- to make certain the practitioner knows of the contraindications and precautionary measures in in regards to dry needling;
After the course is over, the students will be proficient in the use of their new skills, and will be able to use them to treat their athletes.
[shaker_image]The events are priced at one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, and for every ten people someone registers, they (their department or club) get free tuition for one person. They recommend that course participants bring a few specific items with them to the seminar: a TENS unit, alligator clamps, and an anatomy book. Dry needles will be made available to everyone attending by the class staff. As well as currently approving Continued Education Units for their future courses, SFDN is licensed by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to accredited Athletic Trainers. Continuing Education Units are required by practitioners in various fields to retain their working licenses.
Continuing education activities approved by ProCert for Physical Therapists are right now offered here and award 26 CEUs: McKinney, Texas. Also, NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) offers the ability to earn twenty-five CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five CEUs.
Hosting a Class
[shaker_image]Physiotherapists and various other practitioners who are interested in hosting a seminar can do so upon filling out the form and submitting an application on the SFDN’s website. SFDN’s dry needling seminars offer the modern approach to the art of dry needling, and also intramuscular stimulation and cupping. The brilliant and acclaimed dry needling system introduced by Sue Falsone was developed thanks to her several decades of expertise to serve as an effective blend of pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficacy, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis.
Using the SFDN method, aside from increasing the foundation of sports medicine skills, clinicians will be able to improve the treatment of their athletes and patients.
Sign Up For a Course
Visit SFDN’s website in case you’d like to hear more information about our future classes; available on our Courses Page.
You will be able to get in touch with Sue Falsone and her team via the Contact us section of our web site, telephone at (602) 888-1998, or by dropping them an email, as stated on our Contact page.