Meet Our Therapists

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Bonnie Cardenas, PT, CFP

Bonnie Cardenas, PT, President received her Physical Therapy degree from CSUN in 1974. After 10 years of hospital based practice Bonnie opened a private practice specializing in the treatment of orthopedic problems. Since then she has attained certification as a Feldenkrais® practitioner. She has also developed a specialty in the treatment of female and male pelvic floor dysfunction and serves as a consultant to the UCLA Pelvic Pain Clinic. Bonnie is also trained in the assessment and treatment of TMJ dysfunction.

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Cheryl Russ, Certified Pilates Instructor

Cheryl Russ is a certified Pilate’s instructor who has been working at Cardenas & Associates Physical Therapy since 2003.  Pilate’s is a system of exercises using special apparatus, designed to improve physical strength, flexibility, and posture, and enhance mental awareness.  Cheryl has personally felt the life changing benefits of Pilate’s exercise and its ability to improve posture and core stability.  Many of our Physical Therapy clients transition from Physical Therapy to Pilate’s with Cheryl in order to maintain or progress their pain-free functional ability.  Cheryl offers private, semi-private (duet) and group classes.

Certified Pilate’s Instructor