[shaker_image]Sue Falsone created the enterprise, Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN), with the intention to teach dry needling to sports professionals. She teaches seminars all over the United States to empower medical professionals. SFDN offers a 25 hr dry needling course throughout the country, with future events in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Spanning 3 days, the course provides lectures on using basic dry needling approaches to handling a range of acute or chronic issues in athletes. During the class, Sue Falsone describes intramuscular electrical stimulation (abbreviated: IMS) and cupping.
Dry Needling and Sue Falsone
Combining the art and science of dry needling, an experienced approved physiotherapist uses acupuncture needles to enter the dermis and stimulate the muscles of the athlete. Sue Falsone, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of SFDN, started a hands-on dry needling approach called Structure and Function Dry Needling, the namesake of her company. The system is defined by a blend of techniques Falsone combined and perfected over the course of a couple of decades in the industry. As a true leader in her area, Sue worked as Head Athletic Coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers, which made her the very first woman in the role of Head Athletic Trainer in the four most popular sports in America. The American Men’s National Soccer team also saw her accomplishments and gave her the job of Head Athletic Trainer.
The course wants to allow the health care professional:
- to understand the external anatomy of the subject regarding his well-being while using needles;
- to teach proper use of dry needling techniques in addressing prevalent sports-related pathologies;
- to use intramuscular stimulation in aiding commonplace ortho and sports-related conditions; and to learn different cupping techniques.
- to be certain the practitioner is acquainted with the contraindications and precautions in in terms of dry needling;
- to understand safe needle handling practices, and eliminate possible diseases transmitted by blood;
After the course is over, the students will be able to use their new skills, and will manage to successfully use them while working on their athletes.
Info Regarding the Classes
[shaker_image]The price for the events is one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, although 1 person is eligible to take the course for free if their club or facility brings ten other course participants. Students are encouraged to bring the following things: a book about human anatomy (edition and author unspecified), a TENS device, and alligator clamps. Dry needles will be given to everyone by the class lecturers. As well as being in the process of approving Continued Education Units (CEUs) for their future courses, Structure & Function: Dry Needling is licensed by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide services of continuing education to certified Athletic Trainers. Continuing Education Units are required by those employed in different fields to retain their working licenses.
Right now, these are the places that allow you to partake in continuing education classes approved by ProCert for Physiotherapists to get 26 Continuing Education Units: Milwaukee. NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) offers the practitioner to earn 25 Continuing Education Units, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five CEUs.
Hosting a Course
If they decide to offer a dry needling course, physical therapists and other medical professionals are able to apply for it. The latest info about cupping, dry needling, and intramuscular stimulation is contained in our events. The outstanding and esteemed dry needling system introduced by Sue Falsone was created thanks to her few decades of expertise in order to be an efficient combination of pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficiency, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis.
When using the Structure & Function system, aside from increasing the foundation of sports therapy knowledge, health care professionals can to enhance the care for their patients.
Sign Up For a Course
If you want to get more information about dry needling events offered by SFDN, visit our web site and browse the schedule of our upcoming events here.
You can contact Sue Falsone and her team by using the Contact us form on our webpage, telephone at (602) 888-1998, or by forwarding an e-mail, on our Contact page.