Structure & Function: Dry Needling
[shaker_image]Sue Falsone founded her organization, Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN), with the intention to educate and teach dry needling to sports professionals. She teaches classes in the United States to empower medical professionals. SFDN offers a twenty-five hour dry needling course all over America, with future events in Tyler! Over the course of 3 days, the seminar provides lectures on how to use essential dry needling techniques on handling a variety of acute and/or chronic ailments in athletes. Throughout the lectures, Sue Falsone gives advice on techniques such as cupping and intramuscular electrical stimulation (abbreviated: IMS).
About Sue Falsone and Dry Needling
[shaker_image]Combining the art and science of dry needling, a approved medical professional uses dry needles to penetrate the epidermis and stimulate the professional athlete’s muscles. Sue Falsone, the founder and CEO of Structure and Function Dry Needling, developed a real-world dry needling system called SFDN, which shares a name with her business! This system is defined by a combination of techniques Falsone combined and enhanced over the course of several years in the field. Sueís experience includes stints as Head Athletic Coach for the LA Dodgers organization, during which she served as the first woman to assume the role of Head Athletic Coach in any of the four most important sports in the United States. Also, she worked as the Head Athletic Trainer for the US Men’s National Soccer team.
The goal of the course is the following:
- to teach proper use of dry needling techniques in addressing common sports-related injuries;
- to be able to apply intramuscular stimulation in curing common ortho and sports-related pathologies; and also master different cupping techniques.
- to understand the external anatomy of the patient in terms of his well-being while working with acupuncture needles;
- to understand proper dry needle handling practices, and avoid potential blood borne diseases;
- to be sure the health professional is acquainted with the contraindications and safeguards in in regards to dry needling;
Upon completion of the course, the students will be confident enough to put together their newfound skills to treat varying pathologies within the fields of ortho and sports medicine.
The seminars are $1295, and for every ten people someone signs up, they (their sports club or department) get free access for 1 person. participants should bring these three items: a book about human anatomy (edition and author not specified), a Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation unit, and alligator clamps. The lecturers will provide the needles for everyone to use throughout the course. As well as approving CEUs for their future courses, SFDN is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to certified Athletic Trainers. In a number of fields, CEUs are required for people to retain their licenses and be able to go on working in their industry.
Continuing education seminars approved by ProCert for Physical Therapists are presently being held in the following places and award twenty-six Continuing Education Units: Tyler. Also, NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) offers the means to earn 25 Continuing Education Units, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2.5 Continuing Education Units, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five Continuing Education Units.
Information Regarding How to Host a Class
If they decide to hold a dry needling course, physiotherapists and other health care experts can sign up for it. The newest information about cupping, dry needling, and intramuscular stimulation goes into Structure & Function: Dry Needling’s classes. The outstanding and esteemed dry needling system started by Sue Falsone draws on her several 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 newest methodology and research, it allows health care professionals to increase their skill in treating various ailments in athletes’ recovery, as well as further expand the knowledge of sports medical professionals.
Get in Contact
To find out more about dry needling events held by SFDN, take a look at our website and check out the index of our future classes.
You will be able to contact Sue Falsone and her team via the Contact us section of our webpage, phone at (602) 888-1998, or by sending an email, as stated here on our Contact page.