[shaker_image]Sue Falsone created her organization, Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN), with the intention to educate and teach dry needling to medical professionals. She coordinates courses all over the United States to develop the proficiency of sports professionals. SFDN offers dry needling courses, twenty-five hrs in length, in Provo and other big towns all over the US. Spread across 3 days, the class consists of topics on the essential dry needling approaches in curing all sorts of acute and chronic conditions in athletes.
Who is Sue Falsone and What is Dry Needling?
[shaker_image]Dry needling, a mix of skill and art, is done by a physiotherapist who works with dry needles to stimulate the athlete’s muscles. At Structure & Function Dry Needling, creator and Chief Executive Officer Sue Falsone founded a hands-on dry needling approach that goes by SFDN! In the course of her years in the business, Sue gathered a great amount of expertise which she used to develop her dry needling concept. As a true pioneer in her area of expertise, she worked as Head Athletic Coach for the LA Dodgers organization, which made her the first woman in the position of Head Athletic Trainer in the 4 major sports in the US. The the US Men’s National Soccer team also saw her competence and made her Head Athletic Trainer.
The course wants to allow the health care professional:
- to use dry needling techniques in addressing common sports-related pathologies;
- to apply intramuscular stimulation in treating commonplace ortho conditions; and to master various cupping techniques.
- to better understand both general and respective anatomies of the patient in order to be able to assure them of their well-being when clinician is practicing the technique of dry needling;
- to learn safe dry needle usage practices, and prevent potential blood borne diseases;
- to make sure the practitioner understands the contraindications and precautions in in regards to dry needling;
After the course is done, the attendees will have mastered their new abilities, and will be able to use them to treat their athletes.
[shaker_image]The events come at a price of one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, and for every ten people someone registers, they (their department or club) get free access for one individual. It is advisable that participants bring a couple of specific items with them to the seminar: a TENS unit, alligator clips, and a human anatomy book. Dry needles will be supplied to everyone attending by the course staff. As well as approving CEUs for their future courses, Structure & Function: Dry Needling is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to certified Athletic Trainers. In certain professions, CEUs are mandatory for to keep on working in their field.
As of now, these are the places that offer continuing education courses approved by ProCert for Physiotherapists to get 26 Continuing Education Units: Provo, Utah. Also, National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) offers the ability to get 25 Continuing Education Units, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five Continuing Education Units.
Hosting an Event
If they would like to hold a dry needling course, physical therapists and other health care professionals can apply for it. SFDN’s dry needling classes provide the newest knowledge in the science and art of dry needling, and also intramuscular stimulation and cupping. Sue Falsone combined her competence and experience gained at the highest levels in her field, to combine dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficacy to form the dry needling approach as of now respected and praised across the nation.
Using the Structure & Function method, aside from expanding the general foundation of sports rehabilitation knowledge, health care professionals are able to offer their patients better and higher quality treatment.
Learn more about Our Dry Needling Courses
To get more information about dry needling classes offered by SFDN, take a peek at our web site and check out the index of our seminars here.
You can reach out to Sue Falsone and her employees by using the Contact us section of our webpage, by phone at (602) 888-1998, or by forwarding an e-mail, as listed here on our Contact page.