[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling is an education company focused on introducing dry needling techniques to physical therapists, created by Sue Falsone. She coordinates lectures in America to improve the skills of medical professionals. They offer a twenty-five hr dry needling seminar throughout the United States, with events in Paterson, New Jersey. Over the course of three days, the seminar consists of various topics on the basic dry needling methods for treating a number of acute and chronic problems in athletes.
About Sue Falsone and Dry Needling
[shaker_image]Dry needling, a combination of skill and art, is done by a health professional who uses his knowledge of dry needles to stimulate the muscles of the athlete. Sue Falsone, the creator and CEO of Structure and Function Dry Needling, launched a practical dry needling approach named Structure and Function Dry Needling, which shares a name with her business. In the course of her years in the industry, Sue acquired an incredible amount of experience which she used to perfect her dry needling approach. Sueís experience includes stints as Head Athletic Coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, where she was the first female Head Athletic Trainer in any of the 4 most important sports in America. Also, Sue worked as the Head Athletic Coach for the United States Men’s National Soccer team.
The objectives of the course are the following:
- to use acupuncture needles in a safe manner, and abide by official health guidelines and rules;
- to get acquainted with the anatomies of the subject so as to make sure they are safe when practicing dry needling on them;
- to utilize intramuscular stimulation in curing common ortho conditions; and to master different cupping techniques.
- to be sure the practitioner understands the contraindications and safeguards regarding dry needling;
- to use dry needling techniques in addressing commonplace orthopedic and sports-related injuries;
After the course is over, the attendees will be proficient in the use of their new skills, and will manage to use them to treat their athletes.
[shaker_image]The fee for the course is $1295, but one person may attend the class at no cost when their sports club or facility registers ten other participants. It is advisable that students take a couple of specific items along with them: a TENS unit (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation), alligator clips, and a human anatomy book. The lecturers supply the needles for all participants to use during the seminar. In addition to currently approving Continued Education Units for their upcoming courses, Structure & Function: Dry Needling is licensed by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to licensed Athletic Trainers. In a number of fields, CEUs are obligatory for those employed to keep their licenses and continue working in their field.
Presently, the following cities offer continuing education events approved by ProCert for Physiotherapists to earn 26 Continuing Education Units: Paterson. National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) allows the practitioner to get 25 Continuing Education Units, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 Continuing Education Units.
Information on How to Host a Seminar
Physical therapists and various other clinicians who want to host an event are able to participate upon filling out the form and submitting an application. SFDN’s dry needling classes provide the newest approach to the science and art of dry needling, as well as intramuscular stimulation and cupping. The brilliant and highly regarded dry needling approach developed by Sue Falsone was developed thanks to her several decades of expertise to serve as a quality mix of pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficacy, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis.
Making use of the latest available methodology and information enables practitioners to improve their knowledge in curing the many conditions in rehabilitation of athletes, as well as further expand the overall knowledge of medical professionals in sports therapy.
Get in Contact
Go to SFDN’s webpage if you want to find out more about our classes; available on our website.
Give Structure & Function: Dry Needling a call at (602) 888-1998, or send them an email which can be found on our Contact Page.