“ Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”

Dr. Christian Cardenas

Education : University of Melbourne – Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree

Hometown : Richmond Hill, NY

Primary Offices : Kew Gardens

Christian holds a Doctoral Degree of Physical Therapy from the University of Melbourne in Melbourne, Australia, where he gained knowledge in orthopedic rehabilitation, neurological rehabilitation, manual therapy, geriatrics and pediatrics. In addition to his Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy, Christian is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Prior to obtaining his Doctoral degree, Christian played Division II baseball at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

Throughout his Doctoral training, Christian completed numerous clinical rotations across various clinical settings ranging from post-operative orthopedics to subacute neurological patients to inpatient pediatrics within top hospitals and outpatient clinics in the Central Business District of Melbourne. Christian’s well rounded experience allows him the opportunity to work with the post-surgical orthopedic realm, acute sports injuries and neurological conditions.

Amongst his love for sports, Christian has worked with athletes of various sports backgrounds from adolescent amateur to semi-professionals sports teams as a healthcare consultant. Christian’s treatment approach emphasizes patient education and implements a three-tiered approach to his patients’ care, taking into account the biopsychosocial model to treat and empower his patients