[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling is an education company with the goal of teaching the dry needling approach to sports and medical practitioners, started by Sue Falsone. She teaches classes throughout America to improve the knowledge of health care professionals. SFDN offers dry needling courses, twenty-five hrs in length, in Warren, Michigan and other major towns across America. Spanning 3 days, the course offers training sessions on using fundamental dry needling techniques on handling a number of acute and serious issues in athletes. Throughout the class, Sue Falsone demonstrates how to use intramuscular electrical stimulation (short: IMS) and cupping.
Who is Sue Falsone and What is Dry Needling?
In the world of dry needling, an expert approved physiotherapist works with acupuncture needles to prick the skin and stimulate the professional athlete’s muscles. Sue Falsone, the creator and CEO of Structure and Function Dry Needling, developed a real-world dry needling concept named SFDN, the namesake of her company. Throughout the decade in the field, Sue acquired an incredible amount of experience which she used to invent her dry needling approach. Sue worked as Head Athletic Trainer for the LA Dodgers organization, where she was the first woman to assume the role of Head Athletic Coach in all of the four most popular sports in the US. Also, Sue served as the Head Athletic Trainer for the United States Men’s National Soccer team.
The objectives of the course are the following:
- to allow the clinicians to utilize dry needling techniques when treating different ortho and sports-related conditions;
- to utilize intramuscular stimulation when treating various ortho and sports-related problems; and to excel in the use of cupping techniques.
- to get acquainted with general and individual anatomies of the patient in order to ensure their safety while clinician is using dry needling on them;
- to be able to work with acupuncture needles in a secure way, as well as adhere to health guidelines and regulations;
- to acquaint with the clinician the contraindications and precautions when using said technique;
After the course is over, the students will be proficient in the use of their newly learned skills, and will be able to use them to treat their athletes.
Information About Our Courses
The courses cost one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, and for every ten people someone registers, they (their club or department) get free access for one person. It is advisable that course participants take certain items along with them to the seminar: a TENS unit, alligator clips, and a comprehensive book teaching the human anatomy. The staff will provide the needles for all students to use throughout the course. As well as being in the process of approving CEUs (Continuing Education Units) for their upcoming courses, Structure & Function: Dry Needling is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to accredited Athletic Trainers. In certain fields, CEUs are obligatory for to keep on working in their field.
Continuing education events approved by ProCert for Physical Therapists are currently being held at these places for twenty-six Continuing Education Units: Warren. National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) offers the student to get 25 Continuing Education Units, 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 and various other medical professionals who want to host a course can participate upon filling out the form and submitting an application. All the newest information about dry needling, cupping, and intramuscular stimulation is contained in the events. The brilliant and highly regarded dry needling approach introduced by Sue Falsone draws on her several decades of experience in order to serve as an efficient blend of dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficiency.
In using the SFDN method, apart from increasing the base of sports medicine skills, students are able to offer their patients more refined and higher quality treatment.
Sign Up For a Course
To familiarize yourself with dry needling events offered by Structure & Function: Dry Needling, go to our webpage and browse the list of our courses.
You will be able to reach out to Sue Falsone and her team via the Contact us form on our website, telephone at (602) 888-1998, or by sending an e-mail, as listed here on our Contact page.