[shaker_image]Sue Falsone founded her organization, Structure & Function: Dry Needling, with the intention to educate and teach dry needling to sports professionals. She teaches classes across America to empower health care professionals. SFDN offers dry needling courses, 25 hrs in length, in Reno and other major towns across the United States! Spread across 3 days, the seminar deals with a bunch of topics on the basic dry needling methods for treating all sorts of acute and chronic ailments in athletes.
About Dry Needling and Sue Falsone
Combining the art and science of dry needling, a approved health care professional uses his skill with dry needles to enter the epidermis and stimulate the athlete’s muscles. Sue Falsone, the woman behind the company and CEO of SFDN, launched a hands-on dry needling system named Structure and Function Dry Needling, the namesake of her company. In the course of her years in the business, Falsone acquired a tremendous amount of experience which she then used to perfect her dry needling concept. Sue spent time working as Head Athletic Coach for the LA Dodgers organization, where she worked as the first woman to assume the role of Head Athletic Trainer in any of the four most popular sports in the United States. She also spent some time working as the Head Athletic Coach for the American Men’s National Soccer team.
The aim of the course is the following:
- to be able to use dry needling techniques in curing common sports-related ailments;
- to use intramuscular stimulation in curing common orthopedic conditions; and master various cupping techniques.
- to comprehend the surface anatomy of the patient in regards to his well-being when using needles;
- to work with acupuncture needles in a safe manner, and also abide by official health rules and regulations;
- to be certain the clinician knows of the contraindications and safeguards in in terms of dry needling;
Upon completion of the course, the participants will be confident enough to put together their newfound skills in order to treat different conditions within the fields of orthopedic and sports medicine.
The price for the seminars is one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, although 1 person can attend the class at no cost when their sports club or club registers ten other students. course participants are encouraged to bring the following things: an anatomy book (edition and author not specified), a TENS device, as well as alligator clamps. The lecturers supply the needles for all students to have during the seminar. As well as being in the process of approving Continued Education Units (CEUs) for their courses, SFDN is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education services to certified Athletic Trainers. Continuing Education Units are required by professionals in various fields to maintain their working licenses.
Right now, these are the places that provide continuing education classes approved by ProCert for Physiotherapists to get 26 Continuing Education Units: Reno. Also, National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) provides the ability to earn twenty-five Continuing Education Units, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 CEUs.
How to Host an Event
If they decide to offer a dry needling course, physiotherapists and other health care professionals may apply to do so. The newest info about intramuscular stimulation, cupping, and dry needling is contained in our courses. Sue Falsone used her knowledge and experience gathered at the frontiers of the industry, to blend dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficacy into the dry needling system now respected and admired all over the United States.
When using the Structure & Function method, aside from expanding the base of sports medicine skills, students are able to offer their patients better and higher quality treatment.
Get in Contact
To find out more about dry needling events by SFDN, take a look at our website and browse the schedule of our events.
Phone SFDN at (602) 888-1998, or send an email which can be found at our Contact Page.