[shaker_image]Sue Falsone founded the business, Structure & Function: Dry Needling, to educate and teach dry needling to health care professionals. She teaches seminars across the US to empower health care professionals. SFDN offers dry needling courses, 25 hrs in length, in Scottsdale, Arizona and other major cities all over the United States. Over three days, the seminar deals with different topics on the essential dry needling approaches in curing all sorts of acute and chronic conditions in athletes. Throughout the lectures, Sue Falsone gives advice on how to use techniques such as cupping and intramuscular electrical stimulation (abbreviated: IMS).
Dry Needling and Sue Falsone
[shaker_image]Dry needling, a blend of art and science, is performed by an expert physiotherapist who uses acupuncture needles to stimulate the professional athlete’s muscles. At Structure & Function Dry Needling, creator and Chief Executive Officer Sue Falsone founded a dry needling system called SFDN! In the course of her years in the industry, Sue Falsone gathered a tremendous amount of expertise which she then used to perfect her dry needling approach. Sue worked as Head Athletic Coach for the LA Dodgers, where she was the first female Head Athletic Coach in any of the 4 most important sports in the United States. She also spent some time working as the Head Athletic Trainer for the United States Men’s National Soccer team.
Objectives and Curriculum of the Class
The course was designed for the health care professional:
- to use dry needles in a secure manner, and also adhere to official health guidelines and rules;
- to better understand the anatomy of the subject regarding his well-being when handling needles;
- to use intramuscular stimulation in treating commonplace ortho pathologies; as well as learn different cupping techniques.
- to show the clinician the contraindications and precautions for using the aforementioned technique;
- to teach proper use of dry needling techniques in curing commonplace sports-related ailments;
Upon completion of the course, the practitioners will be confident enough to combine their newfound abilities to treat different problems in orthopedic and sports medicine.
[shaker_image]The fee for the classes is one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, although one individual is eligible to attend the course at no cost when their department or facility brings ten other participants. Students should bring the following three items: an anatomy book (edition and author unspecified), a Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation device, as well as alligator clips. The lecturers will provide the needles for all students to have throughout the course. As well as currently approving CEUs (Continuing Education Units) for their future courses, SFDN is licensed by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to certified Athletic Trainers. In a number of fields, CEUs are obligatory for to keep on working in their industry.
As of now, these are the places that offer continuing education classes approved by ProCert for Physical Therapists to get 26 Continuing Education Units: Scottsdale, Arizona. National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) offers the student to get twenty-five CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five CEUs.
Hosting a Seminar
If they decide to hold a dry needling course, physiotherapists and other medical professionals are able to register for it. SFDN’s dry needling events teach the latest techniques and methods in the art of dry needling, and also intramuscular stimulation and cupping. The award winning and acclaimed dry needling approach started by Sue Falsone was developed thanks to her few decades of expertise in order to be an efficient mix of dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficiency.
Using the SFDN approach, aside from expanding the repository of sports medicine knowledge, clinicians are able to offer their patients more refined and higher quality treatment.
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