The mission at Birmingham Functional Neurology is to serve humankind through the realization of neurological rehabilitation, optimization, and perpetuation.
Dr Brandon (Beau) Arrieta received his Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University in Exercise Physiology. Following the completion of his undergraduate degree, he continued his education attaining a Master of Science degree in Exercise Science from the University of West Florida. While attending graduate school he was awarded the University of West Florida's Exercise Science Scholarship and was exposed to his first teaching experience as the instructor for several undergraduate classes. He additionally attained the American College of Sports Medicine's Exercise Physiologist certification. After graduate school, Dr Arrieta enrolled in the Doctor of Chiropractic program at Life University.
While achieving his doctorate degree, Dr Arrieta duel enrolled at the Carrick Institute where he completed a post-doctorate degree in Clinical Neuroscience and subsequently became Board Certified by the American Chiropractic Neurology Board. He concurrently was provided the phenomenal opportunity during his off time to work under the world-renowned Dr Frederick Carrick as a student intern over a period of two years. Amid his immersion into neurology, Dr Arrieta was granted the honor of being named as President of the Advanced Neurology student program at Life University, a position he held for two years. While president, Dr Arrieta presented weekly two-hour lectures that were recorded and live-streamed to both students and doctors of Functional Neurology world-wide.
Beyond attaining his post-doctorate degree in Clinical Neuroscience, Dr Arrieta has further completed specialty programs in Brain Injury and Rehabilitation, Movement Disorders, Neurology of Human Gait, Neurology of Eye Movements, Vestibular Rehabilitation, and Advanced Brain Dissection. Dr Arrieta has several publications in peer-reviewed neurology journals and has presented several case studies at neurology conferences. He perpetually continues his education and acquires the latest research in order to augment his knowledge and understanding of human physiology.
In addition to his passion for neurology, Dr Arrieta has an adoration for music and is an accomplished musician. During childhood he developed the ability to play an array of musical instruments, the preeminent being the piano. He began playing the piano at the age of 4. At age 6 he entered his first American College of Musician's National Piano Playing Auditions where he was declared a local winner. He performed at the National Piano Playing Auditions for 7 consecutive years during which time he was declared a local winner twice, a district winner 4 times, and a state winner once. During the 7 year span he held memberships in the National Fraternity of Student Musicians, the Student Division of American College of Musicians, and the Piano Hobbyists of the World. He subsequently discontinued playing formally, however, music will forever be his hobby and sense of escape.