ACA and APTA Collaborate on Dry Needling Code

Here’s a recent update from the ACA on the current status of a CPT code for Dry Needling. ACA and APTA Collaborate on Dry Needling Code Following a successful nine-year collaboration between the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), a new CPT® code for dry needling will likely be available to providers sometime in late …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

Randomized Clinical Trial: Dry Needling vs Cortisone Injection in the Treatment of Greater Trochanteric Pain

Here’s another study which discusses the benefits and potential applications of Dry Needling. Dry Needling vs Cortisone Injection in the Treatment of Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome: A Noninferiority Randomized Clinical Trial. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2017 Apr;47(4):232-239 doi: 10.2519/jospt.2017.6994. Epub 2017 Mar 3. Brennan KL, Allen BC, Maldonado YM Abstract Study Design: Prospective, randomized, partially blinded. Background: Greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS) …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance – Part 5

Part 4 of this series from Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance continued an exploration of the first segments of an organizational system to care for patients/clients from table to field: Pain Generator, Motion Segment, Psychomotor Control, and Somatosensory Control, then moving from clinical to the functional and performance related segments. In this post, we’ll conclude the topic of PERFORMANCE – SEGMENTS …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

From Rehab to Performance, Part 4

Earlier installments of this series of posts from Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance touched on the first segments of an organizational system for caring for patients/clients from table to field: Pain Generator, Motion Segment, Psychomotor Control, Somatosensory Control. Here in Part 4, we’ll move from the clinical to the functional and performance related segments. Fundamental Performance As we start to look …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

Sue Falsone’s BTG: Pain Generator and the importance of the entire Motion Segment

In the last post, we introduced the concept of Bridging the Gap and discussed Segments of the Organizational System. In this post, we’ll touch on the Pain Generator and the importance of the entire Motion Segment Pain Generator In Chapter Two, the section on determining the pain generator, we identify the problem tissue. It matters whether we are dealing with …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance

In a clinical and performance world where there are so many experts to follow, the development of a philosophical training model can be difficult to create and implement, especially for the less-experienced practitioner. Rather than trying to be exclusive or exclusionary, it is important to recognize that many schools of thought, when broken down to their core principles, focus on …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

Sue Falsone Structure and Function 2019 Dry Needling Course Schedule

Structure & Function Dry Needling (SFDN) is a system of dry needling developed by Sue Falsone utilizing her vast experience with rehabilitation and performance of the professional athlete. SFDN incorporates Sue’s knowledge from decades of education in dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficiency and skill. Over the years, Sue has worked …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

Sue Falsone Book and DVD signing at CSM: Get 40% OFF while supplies last

If you’re attending the APTA Combined Sections Meeting in Washington, DC, January 23-25, be sure to stop by the MeyerPT booth (#1904). Sue Falsone, PT Aligned Contributor and Founder of Structure and Function Education, will be there throughout the event to discuss Dry Needling Innovations and her new book, Bridging The Gap. Renowned physical therapist Mike Voight (PT, DHSc, OCS, …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

Looking for Lessons in Leadership and Execution? Join MeyerPT at PPS 2018

Stop by MeyerPT booth #622 AND #624 and find out how you could be saving your business money and increasing efficiency and outcomes. 2018 PPS Annual Conference The Premier Event Designed For Physical Therapy Business Management November 7-10 | The Broadmoor | Colorado Springs, CO About the PPS THE PRIVATE PRACTICE SECTION (PPS) comprises more than 4,200 physical therapists nationwide …

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

2018 & 2019 Structure & Function Dry Needling Course Schedule

Foundations in Dry Needling for Orthopedic Rehab and Sport Performance (schedule below) Course Description: In this 25-hour lab-based course, the clinician will learn a diagnosis-focused approach to dry needling. The clinician will learn fundamental skills necessary for safe and proper needle insertion and removal, as well as effective strategies to manage commonly encountered pathologies in orthopedic and sport rehabilitation. Safety …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US