B.Phty (Hons), APAM, Level 1 Sports Trainer
Trained Watson Headache® Practitioner
Ariel Lee is a Senior Clinician at The Brisbane Headache and Migraine Clinic. Ariel is a skilled clinician who brings experience and technical finesse to the table, however, Ariel is best known for her empathetic nature and ability to listen to people.
This natural aptitude makes her one of the most sought after clinicians, because it is obvious how much she cares for each of her patients.
Ariel Lee has completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Honours from The University of Queensland, one of the leading schools of physiotherapy worldwide. Ariel has acquired knowledge and skills in providing evidence-based practice, including working at Metropolitan hospitals in both Brisbane and Cairns, as well as in private physiotherapy clinics. This foundation has enabled her to consolidate her knowledge and skills and transfer theoretical knowledge into practice.
Since her initial studies, Ariel has attended numerous courses to continually improve herself. The core of her headache and migraine expertise is centred on her study of the Watson Headache method; which Ariel has pursued to Level II, making her one of the most expert clinicians in Australia. This knowledge is consolidated by experience treating thousands of headache and migraine patients.
In addition to these techniques, Ariel has undertaken advanced training in Western Acupuncture as well as dry needling, which is an effective adjunct in headache and migraine treatment.
Ariel firmly believes that patients should receive the best possible care by having individually-tailored and effective treatments. Ariel has developed a strong passion for improving her patients’ quality of life through individualised exercise programs, manual therapy and promotion of health literacy.
Ariel believes in fully understanding you, your condition and finding the root cause of your headaches and migraines before applying any treatment intervention.
Below is the list of her qualifications:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy (Honours)
- Watson Headache® Practitioner
- Level I Watson Headache® Foundation Course
- Level II Watson Headache® Consolidation Course
- Dry Needling / Western Acupuncture
- Musculoskeletal Segmental Layering and Dry Needling
- Advanced Western Acupuncture and Dry Needling for the Lower Quartile and Lumbar Spine
- Level I Sports Trainer
Fun Facts About Ariel
Before Ariel was qualified as a headache clinician, she worked as an administrator of our clinic. In her spare time she enjoys going hiking, playing badminton and indoor soccer.
On a rainy day, you might find Ariel completing jigsaw puzzles, or binge-watching movies and shows in her living room