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Dry Needling Courses in San Antonio, Texas

[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling is an education organization with the goal of introducing the dry needling approach to sports and medical professionals, created by Sue Falsone. She runs courses in America to develop the proficiency of health care professionals. Structure & Function: Dry Needling offers a 25 hr dry needling class across America, with upcoming events in San Antonio. Spanning three days, the course provides lectures on the use of important dry needling approaches to curing a variety of acute or serious issues in athletes.


Dry Needling and Sue Falsone

[shaker_image]Using the technique of dry needling, an expert approved medical professional uses his skill with acupuncture needles to prick the dermis and stimulate the athlete’s muscles. Sue Falsone, the woman behind the company and Chief Executive Officer of Structure and Function Dry Needling, started a real-world dry needling concept called SFDN, the namesake of her business. This concept is defined by a mix of techniques Sue combined and enhanced over a couple of years in the business. Sue Falsone spent time working as Head Athletic Trainer for the LA Dodgers organization, where she worked as the first woman to assume the role of Head Athletic Coach in all of the 4 most important sports in America. Also, she worked as the Head Athletic Coach for the American Men’s National Soccer team.

Course Curriculum

The course wants to do the following:

  • to be able to handle dry needles in a secure manner, and also adhere to official health rules and regulations;
  • to get a better understanding the anatomy of the subject in regards to his safety when using acupuncture needles;
  • to be able to use intramuscular stimulation in curing common ortho and sports-related conditions; and to learn various cupping techniques.
  • to acquaint with the practitioner the contraindications and precautions when using said technique;
  • to use dry needling techniques in addressing common orthopedic and sports-related injuries;

Upon completion of the course, the practitioners will have mastered their newly learned abilities, and will be able to use them to treat their athletes.

Info Regarding the Classes

[shaker_image]The events come at a price of $1295, and when someone signs ten people up, they (their department or facility) get registration fees waived for one person. course participants are encouraged to bring the following items: an anatomy book (edition and author not specified), a TENS unit, and alligator clamps. The staff will supply the needles for all students to have during the seminar. As well as approving CEUs for their upcoming courses, SFDN is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to licensed Athletic Trainers. CEUs are mandatory by professionals in various fields to maintain their work licenses.

Right now, these are the places that provide continuing education classes certified by ProCert for Physical Therapists to get twenty-six CEUs: San Antonio, Texas. As well as mentioned above, National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) provides the ability to earn twenty-five CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 CEUs.

Information Regarding How to Host a Course

Physical therapists as well as other practitioners who are interested in hosting a seminar can participate after filling out the form and submitting an application. All the newest information about intramuscular stimulation, dry needling, and cupping is contained in Structure & Function: Dry Needling’s seminars. The brilliant and esteemed dry needling approach started by Sue Falsone was developed thanks to her few decades of hard work in order to be an effective combination of pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficiency, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis.

When using the Structure & Function method, aside from enriching the foundation of sports rehabilitation skills, practitioners are able to better the treatment of their athletes.

Get in Contact

Stop over at SFDN’s webpage in case you’d like to find out more about our future seminars; available on our Courses Page.
Give Structure & Function: Dry Needling a call at (602) 888-1998, or send them an email which can be found at our Contact Page.


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