[shaker_image]Sue Falsone started her own business, Structure & Function: Dry Needling, in order to educate and teach dry needling to medical professionals. She coordinates lectures all over America to develop the skills of medical professionals. Structure & Function: Dry Needling offers a 25 hour dry needling seminar all over the United States, with events in Nashville, Tennessee! Spanning three days, the class teaches a bunch of topics on the important dry needling approaches in treating all sorts of acute and chronic conditions in athletes.
About Dry Needling and Sue Falsone
Dry needling, a combination of art and science, is done by a physiotherapist who uses acupuncture needles to stimulate the muscles of the professional athlete. Sue Falsone, the woman behind the company and CEO of SFDN, started a practical dry needling concept that is called Structure and Function Dry Needling, the namesake of her business. The system is regarded as a blend of techniques Sue introduced and improved over a couple of decades in the field. As an original leader in her area, she was Head Athletic Coach for the LA Dodgers organization, which made her the very first female to assume the role of Head Athletic Trainer in the 4 most important sports in America. The American Men’s National Soccer team also saw her accomplishments and made her Head Athletic Trainer.
The course wants to allow the clinician:
- to get acquainted with general and individual anatomies of the patient to ensure their well-being while using the technique of dry needling;
- to use dry needling techniques in targeting common sports-related ailments;
- to successfully utilize intramuscular stimulation when curing different ortho and sports-related problems; and excel in the use of vacuum therapy techniques.
- to point out to the health professional the contraindications and safety measures while using said technique;
- to be able to use dry needles in a safe way, and adhere to official health rules and regulations;
Upon completion of the course, the practitioners 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 fee for the events is $1295, although 1 individual is eligible to attend the course at no charge if their sports club or department sings up ten other participants. Students ought to bring the following things: a book about human anatomy (edition and author unspecified), a Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation unit, along with alligator clips. The lecturers provide the needles for all students to use during the seminar. In addition to being in the process of approving CEUs (Continuing Education Units) for their courses, Structure & Function: Dry Needling is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to certified Athletic Trainers. In some professions, Continuing Education Units are required for to keep on working in their industry.
Continuing education activities approved by ProCert for Physical Therapists are currently available in the following places for 26 CEUs: Nashville, Tennessee. Also, NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) offers the way to earn twenty-five CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 CEUs.
Hosting a Class
Physical therapists and many other clinicians who are interested in hosting an event can do so after filling out the form and submitting an application on the SFDN’s web site. All the newest information about intramuscular stimulation, cupping, and dry needling is contained in our classes. The outstanding and highly regarded dry needling system developed by Sue Falsone draws on her years of experience in order to be an effective blend of dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficiency.
Using the SFDN approach, aside from expanding the foundation of sports therapy skills, health care professionals are able to offer their patients better and higher quality treatment.
Get in Contact
Visit SFDN’s web site if you’d like to find out more info about our upcoming classes; on our Courses Page.
Phone Structure & Function: Dry Needling at (602) 888-1998, or send an email which can be found at our Contact Page.