Structure & Function: Dry Needling
[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN) is a training company focused on introducing the dry needling approach to sports and medical practitioners, created by Sue Falsone. She teaches courses all over the United States to empower sports professionals. SFDN offers dry needling courses, 25 hrs in length, in Odessa and other major towns throughout the United States! Over 3 days, the class provides training sessions on how to use basic dry needling approaches to handling a variety of acute & chronic ailments in athletes. Throughout the course program, Sue Falsone presents ways to use intramuscular electrical stimulation (short: IMS) and cupping.
About Sue Falsone and Dry Needling
In the world of dry needling, a licensed medical professional uses his skill with dry needles to prick the skin and stimulate the professional athlete’s muscles. At SFDN, founder and Chief Executive Officer Sue Falsone developed a hands-on dry needling system named SFDN! Throughout the decade in the field, Sue Falsone garnered an incredible amount of expertise which she then used to invent her dry needling system. Sue worked as Head Athletic Coach for the LA Dodgers organization, where she served as the first woman to assume the role of Head Athletic Coach in all of the four major sports in the United States. She also spent some time working as the Head Athletic Coach for the American Men’s National Soccer team.
The aim of the course is the following:
- to be able to use dry needling techniques in treating prevalent orthopedic and sports-related injuries;
- to be able to apply intramuscular stimulation in curing common orthopedic problems; as well as master different cupping techniques.
- to better understand the anatomies of the patient in order to ensure their well-being as the clinician is using the technique of dry needling;
- to use dry needles in a secure way, as well as adhere to official health guidelines and regulations;
- to point out to the practitioner the contraindications and safeguards when using the aforementioned technique;
After the course is over, the students will manage to use their new abilities to treat various pathologies and ailments in sports and ortho medicine.
The seminars are priced at one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, and when someone signs ten people up, they (their department or club) get free tuition for 1 individual. It is advisable that students bring a few specific items with them to class: a TENS unit, alligator clips, and an anatomy book. The staff will supply the needles for all participants to have in class. Structure & Function: Dry Needling is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) to offer continuing education to accredited Athletic Trainers and is currently approving CEUs. In a number of professions, Continuing Education Units are required for to keep on working in their field.
Continuing education seminars approved by ProCert for Physiotherapists are presently offered here for 26 Continuing Education Units: Odessa, Texas. National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) offers the student to get 25 CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 Continuing Education Units.
Hosting an Event
[shaker_image]Physical therapists as well as many other medical professionals who want to host an event may do so upon filling out the form and submitting an application on the SFDN’s website. Our dry needling courses teach the newest techniques and methods in the science and art of dry needling, as well as intramuscular stimulation and cupping. The outstanding and esteemed dry needling system started by Sue Falsone was developed thanks to her few decades of hard work in order to serve as an effective blend of pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficiency, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis.
Utilizing the modern methodology and research, it allows students to better their knowledge in treating different conditions in sports rehabilitation, and further expand the general proficiency of medical professionals in sports therapy.
In order to find out more about dry needling events offered by SFDN, take a look at our web site and check the index of our seminars.
You will be able to contact Sue Falsone and her crew by using the Contact us section of our web page, telephone at (602) 888-1998, or by forwarding an e-mail, as stated here on our Contact page.