Structure & Function: Dry Needling
[shaker_image]Structure & Function: Dry Needling is an education enterprise focused on introducing dry needling to physiotherapists, hosted by Sue Falsone. She teaches seminars across America to improve the knowledge of sports professionals. They offer dry needling classes, twenty-five hours in length, in Waterbury and other major towns across the United States! Over the course of 3 days, the class offers lectures on the use of fundamental dry needling approaches to treating a variety of acute or chronic ailments in athletes. During the lectures, Sue Falsone also presents techniques like cupping and intramuscular electrical stimulation (short: IMS).
About Sue Falsone and Dry Needling
[shaker_image]Dry needling, a combination of skill and art, is done by a skilled health professional who uses acupuncture needles to stimulate the muscles of the professional athlete. At SFDN, creator and Chief Executive Officer Sue Falsone founded a dry needling system called SFDN. Over the course of her years in the business, Falsone gathered a great amount of experience which she then used to develop her dry needling concept. Sue worked as Head Athletic Trainer for the LA Dodgers, during which she worked as the first female Head Athletic Trainer in all of the 4 most popular sports in America. Also, Sue Falsone worked as the Head Athletic Coach for the American Men’s National Soccer team.
The course wants to do the following:
- to better understand the anatomies of the patient to be able to assure them of their safety while practicing the technique of dry needling;
- to use dry needling techniques in targeting prevalent ortho and sports-related pathologies;
- to utilize intramuscular stimulation when curing various ortho and sports-related conditions; and to become proficient when using cupping techniques.
- to make sure the practitioner understands the contraindications and safety measures in in terms of dry needling;
- to work with dry needles in a secure manner, as well as adhere to official health guidelines and regulations;
After the course is done, the attendees will have perfected their new skills, and will be able to successfully use them in treatment of their athletes.
[shaker_image]The price for the events is one thousand two hundred ninety five dollars, however 1 individual may participate in the course for free when their sports club or club brings 10 other course participants. It is advisable that students take a couple of specific things with them to the seminar: a TENS unit (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation), alligator clips, and a comprehensive book teaching human anatomy. The lecturers provide the needles for all students to have in class. In addition to approving CEUs for their courses, SFDN is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education services to accredited Athletic Trainers. CEUs are mandatory by professionals in different fields to keep their working licenses.
Continuing education classes certified by ProCert for Physiotherapists are right now offered here for twenty-six CEUs: Waterbury, Connecticut. Also, National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA BOC) (P10069) provides the means to earn twenty-five Continuing Education Units, Arizona Physical Therapy Association two and a half CEUs, and Georgia Physical Therapy Association twenty-five Continuing Education Units.
Information on How to Host a Seminar
Physiotherapists as well as various other practitioners who want to host a class can do so after they fill out the form and submit an application. The newest info about dry needling, cupping, and intramuscular stimulation is contained in our courses. The brilliant and highly regarded dry needling system introduced by Sue Falsone draws on her years of experience to be an efficient mix of pain management, dry needling, fascial manipulation, visceral manipulation, movement efficacy, soft tissue mobilization, and differential diagnosis.
Making use of the modern methodology and info, it allows students to improve their skill in dealing with different pathologies in athletes’ recovery, as well as further expand the general skills of medical professionals in sports therapy.
About Our Classes
If you want to familiarize yourself with dry needling seminars held by SFDN, go to our web site and check the index of our future seminars here.
Give SFDN a call at (602) 888-1998, or send an e-mail which can be found at our Contact Page.