[shaker_image]Sue Falsone founded her own company, Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN), with the intention to teach dry needling to health care professionals. She teaches courses all over America to empower health care professionals. They offer a twenty-five hour dry needling course throughout the US, with future events in Sterling Heights, Michigan. Over the course of three days, the course provides lectures on how to use fundamental dry needling techniques on treating a variety of acute and/or serious problems in athletes. During the course, Sue Falsone also teaches techniques of intramuscular electric stimulation (short: IMS) and cupping.
Who is Sue Falsone and What is Dry Needling?
Using the technique of dry needling, a certified health care professional uses acupuncture needles to enter the skin and stimulate the muscles of the professional athlete. Sue Falsone, the creator and CEO of Structure and Function Dry Needling, launched a practical dry needling system named Structure and Function Dry Needling, the namesake of her organization. Over the course of her years in the industry, Falsone acquired an incredible amount of experience which she used to develop her dry needling system. Sue Falsoneís experience includes stints as Head Athletic Trainer for the Los Angeles Dodgers, during which she served as the first female Head Athletic Coach in any of the 4 most popular sports in the US. Also, Sue Falsone worked as the Head Athletic Trainer for the United States Men’s National Soccer team.
The aim of the course is the following:
- to understand the anatomy of the patient in regards to his safety while handling dry needles;
- to teach the students to employ dry needling techniques when treating various ortho and sports-related injuries;
- to apply intramuscular stimulation in treating everyday orthopedic and sports-related problems; and to learn various cupping techniques.
- to be certain the health professional is acquainted with the contraindications and precautionary measures in in terms of dry needling;
- to be able to work with dry needles in a secure manner, and also adhere to official health rules and regulations;
Upon completion of the course, the participants will be confident enough to combine their new abilities to cure different problems in sports and ortho medicine.
[shaker_image]The courses cost $1295, and for every ten people someone registers, they (their department or facility) get registration fees waived for one person. participants should bring these things: an anatomy book (edition and author not specified), a TENS device, and alligator clips. Dry needles for use in class will be made available to everyone by the class staff. As well as being in the process of approving CEUs (Continuing Education Units) for their upcoming courses, SFDN is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer services of continuing education to certified Athletic Trainers. CEUs are required by those working in all sorts of fields to retain their professional licenses.
Continuing education courses approved by ProCert for Physical Therapists are currently available here for twenty-six CEUs: Sterling Heights, Michigan. National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) enables the student to earn twenty-five Continuing Education Units, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five Continuing Education Units.
How to Host a Class
[shaker_image]If they want to hold a dry needling course, physiotherapists and other medical professionals may apply to do so on the SFDNís website. The newest info about dry needling, cupping, and intramuscular stimulation goes into the classes. The brilliant and highly regarded dry needling approach introduced by Sue Falsone was developed thanks to her few decades of experience to serve as a quality combination of pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficiency, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis.
Using the newest methodology and research, it enables students to better their skill in curing different pathologies in rehabilitation of athletes, as well as expand the proficiency of health care professionals in sport.
Sign Up For a Class
Visit SFDN’s web page in case you wish to find out more about our courses; on our Courses Page.
Phone Structure & Function: Dry Needling at (602) 888-1998, or send an e-mail which can be found on our Contact Page.