[shaker_image]Sue Falsone started her company, Structure & Function: Dry Needling, to introduce dry needling to health care professionals. She coordinates courses in the United States to develop the skills of medical professionals. Structure & Function: Dry Needling offers dry needling courses, twenty-five hrs in length, in Rochester and other major cities all over the US! Over 3 days, the class consists of various topics on the important dry needling techniques for treating a number of acute and chronic problems in athletes. Throughout the course program, Sue Falsone teaches how to use cupping and intramuscular electrical stimulation (short: IMS).
Who is Sue Falsone and What is Dry Needling?
Combining the art and science of dry needling, a licensed physical therapist uses his skill with acupuncture needles to prick the dermis and stimulate the muscles of the athlete. At SFDN, founder and Chief Executive Officer Sue Falsone developed a dry needling approach called SFDN. In the course of the decade in the business, Sue Falsone acquired a tremendous amount of expertise which she then used to invent her dry needling system. Sue Falsoneís experience includes stints as Head Athletic Coach for the LA Dodgers organization, a period where she was the first woman to assume the role of Head Athletic Coach in all of the four major sports in the United States. She also worked as the Head Athletic Trainer for the US Men’s National Soccer team.
Objectives and Curriculum of the Course
The objectives of the course are the following:
- to use dry needling techniques in addressing prevalent orthopedic and sports-related pathologies;
- to utilize intramuscular stimulation in curing common orthopedic conditions; as well as master various cupping techniques.
- to get acquainted with both general and respective anatomies of the patient in order to ensure their well-being while practitioner is using the technique of dry needling;
- to understand safe acupuncture needle usage methods, and prevent potential diseases transmitted by blood;
- to make sure the practitioner understands the contraindications and safety measures in regarding dry needling;
After the course is over, the participants will have mastered their new skills, and will manage to use them with success when treating their athletes.
Info About the Course
[shaker_image]The fee for the course is $1295, but 1 individual can participate in the class at no cost when their sports club or department brings ten other participants. course participants are encouraged to bring the following things: a book about human anatomy (edition and author not specified), a TENS unit, along with alligator clamps. Dry needles will be supplied to all participants by the seminar staff. SFDN has been approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to accredited Athletic Trainers and is as of this moment in the process of approving CEUs. Continuing Education Units are mandatory by those working in all sorts of fields to maintain their work licenses.
Continuing education classes approved by ProCert for Physical Therapists are currently available at these places for twenty-six Continuing Education Units: Rochester, Minnesota. Further, National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) provides the means to earn twenty-five Continuing Education Units, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five Continuing Education Units.
Info on How to Host a Course
Physiotherapists and many other practitioners who are interested in hosting an event can participate upon filling out the form and submitting an application. Structure & Function’s dry needling classes offer the modern techniques and methods in the science of dry needling, as well as intramuscular stimulation and cupping. The outstanding and acclaimed dry needling approach developed by Sue Falsone was developed thanks to her few decades of hard work to become an efficient combination of pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficacy, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis.
Making use of the latest available methodology and research, it enables practitioners to better their knowledge in treating the many pathologies in athletes’ recovery, as well as further expand the skills of medical professionals in sports therapy.
More about Our Seminars
Stop over at Structure & Function: Dry needling’s web page in case you want to hear more about our upcoming events; on our Courses Page.
Give SFDN a call at (602) 888-1998, or send them an e-mail which can be found on our Contact Page.