[shaker_image]Sue Falsone created her enterprise, Structure & Function: Dry Needling, with the intention to introduce dry needling to sports professionals. She coordinates courses all over the US to better the proficiency of sports professionals. SFDN offers dry needling classes, 25 hours in length, in Pittsburgh and other major cities throughout the US! Spread across 3 days, the class offers training sessions on using important dry needling techniques on curing a number of acute & serious conditions in athletes. During the class, Sue Falsone also presents the use of intramuscular electrical stimulation (short: IMS) and cupping.
Who is Sue Falsone and What is Dry Needling?
Using the technique of dry needling, an experienced licensed health care professional works with dry needles to enter the dermis and stimulate the muscles of the athlete. At SFDN, founder and Chief Executive Officer Sue Falsone founded a dry needling approach named SFDN. The concept is defined by a combination of techniques Sue Falsone combined and perfected over a couple of years in the industry. Sue Falsone worked as Head Athletic Trainer for the Los Angeles Dodgers, during which she was the first woman to assume the role of Head Athletic Trainer in all of the 4 major sports in the US. Also, Sue served as the Head Athletic Coach for the American Men’s National Soccer team.
The course was designed for the practitioner:
- to better understand the anatomies of the subject to make sure they are safe while using the technique of dry needling on them;
- to enable the practitioners to utilize dry needling techniques when addressing various orthopedic and sports-related conditions;
- to be able to utilize intramuscular stimulation in aiding common ortho conditions; as well as learn various cupping techniques.
- to familiarize with the practitioner the contraindications and safety measures while using said technique;
- to work with dry needles in a proper way, and adhere to official health guidelines and rules;
When the course is finished, the practitioners will manage to put together their newfound knowledge to cure various pathologies and issues in sports and ortho medicine.
Information About the Course
[shaker_image]The price for the classes is one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, however 1 individual is eligible to attend the class at no charge if their sports club or department brings ten other course participants. course participants ought to bring these items: an anatomy book (edition and author not specified), a Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation unit, along with alligator clips. The staff provide the needles for everyone to use during the seminar. SFDN is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) to provide continuing education to licensed Athletic Trainers and is at this moment approving CEUs (Continuing Education Units). In certain professions, CEUs are mandatory for people to maintain their licenses and continue working in their field.
Continuing education courses approved by ProCert for Physiotherapists are presently being held here for 26 CEUs: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Further, National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) offers the way to get twenty-five Continuing Education Units, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 CEUs.
Information Regarding How to Host an Event
If they want to hold a dry needling course, physiotherapists and other health care professionals are able to register for it on the Structure & Function: Dry Needlingís web site. SFDN’s dry needling courses provide the newest knowledge in the science of dry needling, as well as intramuscular stimulation and cupping. The brilliant and acclaimed dry needling system introduced by Sue Falsone was created thanks to her several decades of experience in order to become an efficient combination of dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficiency.
Using the SFDN system, aside from expanding the foundation of sports rehabilitation skills, practitioners will know how to improve the treatment of their athletes.
Get in Contact
Visit SFDN’s web site if you want to find out more information about our future classes; available on our Courses Page.
Phone SFDN at (602) 888-1998, or send an email which can be found on our Contact Page.