graduated from UBC with a Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation degree in
1976. She has been a fellow of the
Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy since 1981 and completed her
certification in Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) in 2001. Diane is the owner, director, educator and
physiotherapist at Diane Lee & Associates (www.dianelee.ca)
in White Rock, BC, Canada.
is well known for her clinical work on the thorax and pelvic girdle. She has been a
keynote and conference speaker at many conferences including The World Congress
on Low Back and Pelvic Pain, has contributed chapters to several books,
produced DVD’s, and self-published the book The
Thorax – An Integrated Approach.The
Pelvic Girdle, was first published in 1989 and the latest edition (2011, 4th
ed.) presents a new model, The
Integrated Systems Model for Pain & Disability (Lee & Lee), and is
the foundation of the series of courses offered by Diane Lee. She holds the North American patent for an
innovative sacroiliac belt – The Com-Pressor
and is the innovator of the new belt for pregnancy – The Baby Belly Belt. With
respect to research, she is currently investigating the behavior of the
abdominal wall in women with diastasis rectus abdominis and has received a
grant from the Clinical Center of Research Excellence from the University of
Queensland to further these studies.
recently completed a 200 hour Yoga teacher training following her recent passion
of Hatha Yoga in the method of Anusara.
Future goals are to integrate the principles of this Yoga
practice/instruction with the Integrated Systems Model to further engage,
experience and empower all she teaches and treats.