Prof. Brianna Cardenas
Dr. Brianna Cardenas (she/her) is a Physician Assistant and Certified Athletic Trainer with a clinical specialty in pain management. She places a special emphasis on holistic healing methods, including exercise, nutrition, mindfulness, and plant medicines. She is a patient advocate and loves to help patients learn how to manage injuries and illnesses so they can live the best quality of life possible. She sees patients online and in person in Southern California.
She has earned her Doctorate in Medical Science from the University of Lynchburg, her Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies at WesternUniversity of Health Sciences, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training from the University of La Verne. She also is trained in a manual therapy calledFascial Counterstrain. She has worked with patients for over 10 years.
Brianna is also a patient with hypermobile EDS, who at one point was bed bound from a spinal CSF leak and CCI. She uses her lived experience on both sides of the stethoscope to treat patients with EDS return to their optimal quality of life.