[shaker_image]Sue Falsone founded her own organization, Structure & Function: Dry Needling, to teach dry needling to sports professionals. She organizes lectures throughout the United States to better the expertise of health care professionals. SFDN offers dry needling courses, twenty-five hrs in length, in Pueblo and other big towns across the US! Spread across 3 days, the course deals with various topics on the essential dry needling methods for treating a number of acute and chronic problems in professional athletes. During the class program, Sue Falsone also presents ways to use cupping and intramuscular electrical stimulation (abbreviated: IMS).
What is Dry Needling and Who is Sue Falsone?
[shaker_image]Dry needling, as a blend of art and science, is done by a physical therapist who uses dry needles to stimulate the professional athlete’s muscles. Sue Falsone, the woman behind the company and Chief Executive Officer of SFDN, started a practical dry needling concept that is called Structure and Function Dry Needling, which shares a name with her business. In the course of the decade in the business, Sue Falsone garnered a great amount of experience which she used to perfect her dry needling concept. As a real pioneer in her area of expertise, she was Head Athletic Trainer for the LA Dodgers organization, which made her the very first woman in the position of Head Athletic Trainer in the 4 major sports in the United States. The the United States Men’s National Soccer team also recognized her competence and gave her the job of Head Athletic Trainer.
The goal of the course is the following:
- to use dry needling techniques in addressing common orthopedic and sports-related pathologies;
- to be able to utilize intramuscular stimulation in treating commonplace orthopedic pathologies; and also learn different cupping techniques.
- to better comprehend the anatomy of the subject in terms of his well-being when using acupuncture needles;
- to understand secure dry needle usage techniques, and avoid risk of blood borne diseases;
- to be certain the health professional understands the contraindications and precautionary measures in in regards to dry needling;
After the course is over, the students will manage to put together their newfound skills to treat different conditions in orthopedic and sports medicine.
The seminars are $1295, and when someone signs ten people up, they (their facility or department) get registration fees waived for one individual. course participants are encouraged to bring the following three items: an anatomy book (edition and author unspecified), a Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation device, and alligator clamps. The staff supply the needles for everyone to use throughout the course. Structure & Function: Dry Needling is licensed by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to licensed Athletic Trainers and is currently in the process of approving CEUs (Continuing Education Units). CEUs are obligatory by practitioners in all sorts of fields to maintain their working licenses.
Presently, the following cities allow you to partake in continuing education courses certified by ProCert for Physical Therapists to earn twenty-six CEUs: Pueblo. Also, National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) provides the means to earn 25 Continuing Education Units, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 CEUs.
Hosting a Course
[shaker_image]Physical therapists as well as various other clinicians who are interested in hosting a course can participate after they fill out the form and submit an application. SFDN’s dry needling seminars teach the latest approach to the science of dry needling, as well as intramuscular stimulation and cupping. The brilliant and acclaimed dry needling approach started by Sue Falsone draws on her few decades of expertise in order to become an effective combination of dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficiency.
Making use of the latest available methodology and research, it enables students to improve their skill in dealing with different conditions in athletes’ recovery, as well as expand the general knowledge of medical professionals in sports therapy.
In order to familiarize yourself with dry needling seminars held by Structure & Function: Dry Needling, take a peek at our web page and browse the list of our upcoming classes here.
Give Structure & Function: Dry Needling a call at (602) 888-1998, or send an email which can be found at our Contact Page.