[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling is a training company focused on introducing dry needling techniques to physiotherapists, created by Sue Falsone. She coordinates lectures in the United States to improve the skills of sports professionals. They offer dry needling classes, 25 hrs in length, in Newport News and other big towns throughout America! Over three days, the class provides training sessions on how to use basic dry needling approaches to curing a variety of acute and/or chronic ailments in athletes.
About Dry Needling and Sue Falsone
Using the technique of dry needling, an experienced licensed physiotherapist works with acupuncture needles to penetrate the dermis and stimulate the athlete’s muscles. At Structure & Function Dry Needling, creator and CEO Sue Falsone developed a dry needling concept that goes by SFDN! Throughout her years in the field, Sue garnered a great amount of experience which she then used to invent her dry needling concept. Sue worked as Head Athletic Trainer for the LA Dodgers, where she served as the first woman to assume the role of Head Athletic Trainer in any of the four most important sports in the US. Also, Sue Falsone worked as the Head Athletic Trainer for the American Men’s National Soccer team.
The course was designed for the medical professional:
- to be able to use dry needling techniques in treating prevalent orthopedic and sports-related pathologies;
- to use intramuscular stimulation in curing common orthopedic pathologies; as well as learn different cupping techniques.
- to comprehend the anatomy of the patient in terms of his safety when using dry needles;
- to be able to use acupuncture needles in a proper manner, and adhere to health guidelines and regulations;
- to make certain the practitioner understands the contraindications and precautions in regarding dry needling;
Upon completion of the course, the participants will be able to use their new abilities, and will be able to successfully use them in treatment of their athletes.
The courses cost one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, and for every ten people someone signs up, they (their facility or department) get registration fees waived for 1 individual. It is recommended that students bring a few specific items with them to the seminar: a TENS unit (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation), alligator clamps, and a book teaching human anatomy. The lecturers supply the needles for everyone to use throughout the course. Structure & Function: Dry Needling is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide services of continuing education to accredited Athletic Trainers and is currently in the process of approving CEUs. In a number of fields, Continuing Education Units are obligatory for to keep on working in their field.
Presently, the following cities allow you to partake in continuing education courses certified by ProCert for Physiotherapists to get 26 CEUs: Newport News. As well as mentioned above, NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) offers the way to earn 25 CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 CEUs.
Hosting a Seminar
If they decide to hold a dry needling course, physiotherapists and other health care professionals may sign up to do so on the SFDNís website. Our dry needling events teach the latest approach to the science of dry needling, and also intramuscular stimulation and cupping. The award winning and highly regarded dry needling approach introduced by Sue Falsone was developed thanks to her years of expertise to serve as an efficient combination of pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficiency, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis.
Using the SFDN approach, apart from expanding the base of sports medicine skills, students can to enhance the treatment of their athletes and patients.
Learn more about Our Courses
Go to Structure & Function: Dry needling’s webpage if you want to learn more info about our upcoming seminars; on our website.
You can get in touch with Sue Falsone and her employees via the Contact us section of our webpage, by phone at (602) 888-1998, or by sending an email, as listed here on our Contact page.