[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling is a training company focused on introducing dry needling to sports and health care professionals, founded by Sue Falsone. She runs classes all over the US to improve the skills of sports professionals. SFDN offers dry needling courses, twenty-five hrs in length, in Richardson and other big towns across the US! Spanning 3 days, the course deals with various topics on the essential dry needling approaches in treating all sorts of acute and chronic ailments in athletes.
Dry Needling and Sue Falsone
[shaker_image]In the world of dry needling, a approved medical professional uses acupuncture needles to prick the dermis and stimulate the muscles of the professional athlete. At SFDN, founder and CEO Sue Falsone founded a hands-on dry needling approach called Structure & Function: Dry Needling. Throughout her years in the business, Falsone gathered a great amount of experience which she then used to develop her dry needling concept. As a real leader in her field, Sue worked as Head Athletic Trainer for the LA Dodgers organization, making her the very first female to assume the position of Head Athletic Trainer in the four most important sports in the United States. The the US Men’s National Soccer team also recognized her skills and gave her the job of Head Athletic Trainer.
Objectives & Curriculum of the Class
The goal of the course is the following:
- to get a better understanding of the anatomy of the patient regarding his safety when using dry needles;
- to enable the practitioners to utilize dry needling techniques when treating various orthopedic and sports-related pathologies;
- to successfully use intramuscular stimulation when curing various ortho and sports-related conditions; and excel in the use of cupping techniques.
- to show the clinician the contraindications and safeguards while using the aforementioned technique;
- to handle acupuncture needles in a safe way, and also adhere to health rules and regulations;
When the course is finished, the students will be able to use their new abilities in order to treat various pathologies and issues within the fields of ortho and sports medicine.
Info About Our Courses
The classes are priced at $1295, and when someone signs ten people up, they (their department or facility) get free access for one person. course participants are encouraged to bring these items: a book about human anatomy (edition and author not specified), a Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation unit, along with alligator clamps. The staff supply the needles for everyone to use in class. SFDN has been approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) to offer continuing education services to accredited Athletic Trainers and is right now in the process of approving CEUs. In certain fields, Continuing Education Units are obligatory for to keep on working in their field.
Continuing education activities certified by ProCert for Physiotherapists are right now offered at these places and award twenty-six Continuing Education Units: Richardson, Texas. National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) offers 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
If they want to offer a dry needling course, physical therapists and other health care professionals may apply to do so on the Structure & Function: Dry Needlingís webpage. The latest research and knowledge of intramuscular stimulation, dry needling, and cupping is taught in our courses. The award winning and highly regarded dry needling approach introduced by Sue Falsone was created thanks to her few decades of expertise to serve as an effective mix of pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficiency, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis.
When using the Structure & Function system, aside from expanding the overall foundation of sports rehabilitation knowledge, sports medical professionals are able to offer their patients more refined and higher quality treatment.
If you want to familiarize yourself with dry needling events by Structure & Function: Dry Needling, take a peek at our web page and check the schedule of our courses.
Phone Structure & Function: Dry Needling at (602) 888-1998, or send them an email which can be found on our Contact Page.