[shaker_image]Sue Falsone started her organization, Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN), in order to educate and teach dry needling to sports professionals. She coordinates courses all over the United States to improve the expertise of health care professionals. They offer dry needling classes, twenty-five hours in length, in Peoria and other big cities all over America. Over the course of 3 days, the class offers lectures on how to use basic dry needling techniques on handling a variety of acute & serious problems in athletes.
About Dry Needling and Sue Falsone
[shaker_image]Combining the art and science of dry needling, an expert licensed medical professional uses dry needles to prick the epidermis and stimulate the muscles of the professional athlete. Sue Falsone, the woman behind the company and Chief Executive Officer of Structure and Function Dry Needling, started a hands-on dry needling approach that is called SFDN, the namesake of her business! Over the course of the decade in the field, Sue Falsone acquired an incredible amount of experience which she used to develop her dry needling approach. Sue worked as Head Athletic Trainer for the LA Dodgers organization, a period where she served as the first woman to assume the role of Head Athletic Coach in any of the four most important sports in the US. Also, Sue Falsone served as the Head Athletic Coach for the US Men’s National Soccer team.
The course wants to do the following:
- to better understand the surface anatomy of the subject in terms of his well-being when handling acupuncture needles;
- to teach proper use of dry needling techniques in addressing common sports-related injuries;
- to successfully use intramuscular stimulation when treating different and sports-related problems; and to become proficient in the knowledge cupping techniques.
- to be sure the health professional is acquainted with the contraindications and safeguards in regarding dry needling;
- to be able to work with acupuncture needles in a safe manner, and abide by official health rules and guidelines;
Upon completion of the course, the attendees will have perfected their newly learned abilities, and will be able to use them to treat their athletes.
Information About the Class
The price for the events is one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, but one individual can take the course at no charge when their club or facility sings up 10 other course participants. Students ought to bring these three items: a book about human anatomy (edition and author not specified), a TENS unit, and alligator clips. Dry needles will be supplied to all participants by the seminar staff. Structure & Function: Dry Needling is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide services of continuing education to licensed Athletic Trainers and is currently approving CEUs (Continuing Education Units). CEUs are mandatory by those working in different fields to maintain their working licenses.
Presently, these places offer continuing education classes approved by ProCert for Physical Therapists to get twenty-six Continuing Education Units: Peoria, Illinois. NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) allows the student to get twenty-five CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 Continuing Education Units.
Hosting an Event
[shaker_image]If they want to offer a dry needling course, physical therapists and other medical experts can register for it on the Structure & Function: Dry Needlingís website. SFDN’s dry needling seminars provide the latest techniques and methods in the art of dry needling, as well as intramuscular stimulation and cupping. Sue Falsone made use of her skills and expertise gained at the highest levels in the industry, in order to combine dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficiency to make the dry needling approach currently recognized and admired across the United States.
Using the SFDN approach, apart from increasing the overall foundation of sports rehabilitation skills, sports medical professionals are able to offer their patients more advanced and higher quality treatment.
In order to get more information about dry needling courses by Structure & Function: Dry Needling, take a look at our website and scour the list of our seminars here.
You will be able to reach out to Sue Falsone and her team by using the Contact us section of our website, by phone at (602) 888-1998, or by dropping them an email, as listed here on our Contact page.