Structure & Function: Dry Needling
[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN) is a training company focused on teaching dry needling techniques to physiotherapists, founded by Sue Falsone. She teaches classes in the United States to empower sports professionals. Structure & Function: Dry Needling offers a 25 hr dry needling class across the country, with future events in Peoria, Arizona. Spanning 3 days, the course teaches topics on the basic dry needling techniques for treating a number of acute and chronic ailments in athletes.
About Sue Falsone and Dry Needling
Dry needling, a mix of art and science, is done by a physiotherapist who uses his knowledge of acupuncture needles to stimulate the professional athlete’s muscles. At Structure & Function Dry Needling, creator and CEO Sue Falsone launched a practical dry needling approach called Structure & Function: Dry Needling. In the course of the decade in the industry, Sue garnered an incredible amount of expertise which she used to perfect her dry needling approach. Sue worked as Head Athletic Trainer for the Los Angeles Dodgers, a period where she was the first woman to assume the role of Head Athletic Coach in any of the four major sports in the US. Also, Sue Falsone spent some time working as the Head Athletic Coach for the US Men’s National Soccer team.
The purpose of the course is:
- to get to know both general and respective anatomies of the subject to be able to assure them of their safety while practicing the technique of dry needling;
- to use dry needling techniques in targeting common orthopedic and sports-related pathologies;
- to utilize intramuscular stimulation in treating commonplace ortho problems; and to learn different cupping techniques.
- to be sure the clinician understands the contraindications and safeguards in in regards to dry needling;
- to learn safe acupuncture needle usage methods, and eliminate risk of exposure to blood borne diseases;
After the course is over, the practitioners will manage to combine their newfound abilities to treat various pathologies and ailments in ortho and sports medicine.
Info Regarding the Course
The classes are one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, and when someone signs ten people up, they (their department or sports club) get free tuition for 1 individual. course participants are encouraged to bring these things: a book about human anatomy (edition and author not specified), a Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation unit, along with alligator clamps. Dry needles will be given to all students by the class staff. In addition to approving Continued Education Units for their future courses, Structure & Function: Dry Needling is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer services of continuing education to accredited Athletic Trainers. In certain professions, CEUs are mandatory for people to keep their licenses and be able to go on working in their industry.
As of now, these are the places that provide continuing education activities approved by ProCert for Physiotherapists to get 26 Continuing Education Units: Peoria. As well as mentioned above, NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) offers the means to get 25 Continuing Education Units, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 CEUs.
How to Host a Course
Physiotherapists and other practitioners who want to host an event are able to do so after filling out the form and submitting an application. The latest information about intramuscular stimulation, cupping, and dry needling goes into Structure & Function: Dry Needling’s courses. Sue Falsone brought forth her skills and expertise in order to incorporate dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficiency to form the dry needling approach now sought after and praised throughout the nation.
Making use of the modern methodology and info, it allows health care professionals to better their knowledge in treating the many conditions in sports rehabilitation, and also further expand the knowledge of sports medical professionals.
Sign Up For a Class
Stop over at Structure & Function: Dry needling’s web page in case you want to find out more about our upcoming classes; available on our Courses Page.
You can contact Sue Falsone and her employees via the Contact us form on our website, phone at (602) 888-1998, or by forwarding an email, as listed here on our Contact page.