[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling (SFDN) is a training organization with the goal of introducing the dry needling approach to physical therapists, managed by Sue Falsone. She coordinates courses all over the United States to better the proficiency of sports professionals. Structure & Function: Dry Needling offers dry needling classes, twenty-five hrs in length, in Waco, Texas and other major towns across America! Spanning 3 days, the course teaches a bunch of topics on the important dry needling techniques for curing a number of acute and chronic conditions in athletes.
Sue Falsone and Dry Needling
Combining the art and science of dry needling, an expert certified medical professional uses acupuncture needles to prick the epidermis and stimulate the muscles of the athlete. Sue Falsone, the creator and CEO of SFDN, started a practical dry needling system named Structure and Function Dry Needling, which shares a name with her company. The system is defined by a mix of skills Falsone developed and improved over the course of several decades in the business. As an original pioneer in her area of expertise, Sue worked as Head Athletic Coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers, which made her the first female to assume the role of Head Athletic Coach in the 4 most important sports in the United States. The the US Men’s National Soccer team also saw her accomplishments and made her Head Athletic Trainer.
The course wants to achieve the following:
- to use dry needling techniques in addressing common sports-related injuries;
- to employ intramuscular stimulation when treating different and sports-related conditions; and become proficient in the knowledge cupping techniques.
- to better comprehend the anatomy of the subject in regards to his safety when using needles;
- to learn safe acupuncture needle usage methods, and prevent risk of exposure to diseases transferred by blood;
- to acquaint with the practitioner the contraindications and safety measures for using the aforementioned technique;
When the course is finished, the practitioners will be able to put together their new abilities to treat varying pathologies and issues in sports and orthopedic medicine.
Information Regarding the Class
The price for the course is $1295, but 1 individual may attend the class at no charge when their department or facility registers ten other students. Students should bring these things: an anatomy book (edition and author not specified), a Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation device, and alligator clips. Dry needles for use in class will be supplied to all participants by the class lecturers. As well as approving CEUs for their courses, Structure & Function: Dry Needling is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education services to licensed Athletic Trainers. In a number of fields, CEUs are obligatory for the professionals to keep their licenses and go on working in their field.
Continuing education events certified by ProCert for Physiotherapists are right now offered at these places and award 26 Continuing Education Units: Waco. Also, NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) (P10069) offers the way to get 25 CEUs, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association 25 Continuing Education Units.
Hosting a Course
If they want to hold a dry needling course, physiotherapists and other medical professionals are able to register to do so. SFDN’s dry needling courses offer the modern approach to the science of dry needling, and also intramuscular stimulation and cupping. Sue Falsone combined her skills and experience in order to combine dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficiency to form the dry needling approach now respected and praised all over the US.
In using the SFDN system, apart from increasing the overall base of sports therapy skills, practitioners are able to offer their patients more refined and higher quality treatment.
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