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It is likely that your treatment will require a combination of services, but not all treatments are appropriate for everyone.  That is why Danielle Cardinale PT, DPT likes to refer to her skills as “tools” that are used for recovery and performance.  Tools can be traded out when a different tool is identified to be more applicable at the time or for a given person.

  • Postural Restoration Institute (PRI) manual and non-manual techniques

    • As of December 2020, Dr. Danielle Cardinale is the only certified practitioner of Postural Restoration in the state of Kentucky.  Part of the PRI Mission: ‘designed to explore and explain the science of postural adaptations, asymmetrical patterns, and polyarticular chains of muscles.  ...based on innovative treatment that addresses the primary contributions of postural kinematic movement dysfunction.


  • Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization

    • ​performed with ergonomically designed tools to detect and treat fascial restrictions and areas exhibiting soft tissue fibrosis, chronic inflammation, or degeneration


  • Taping

    • Including Kinesiotape


  • Joint Mobilizations and Manipulations

    • ​manual intervention of passive movement of a skeletal joint for a therapeutic effect to decrease pain and/or improve mobility


  • Muscle Energy Technique

    • ​manual technique that uses the muscles own energy in the form of gentle isometric contractions to relax the muscle and then lengthen the muscle


  • Corrective/Therapeutic Exercises


  • Balance Training


  • Diaphragmatic Breathing


  • Neuromuscular re-education


  • Gait Training

  • Running Gait Analysis - Video Gait analysis from head to toe and 3-4 views.  The video and analysis is discussed with the client. As well as information about: risk of injury and relationship to symptoms.  The client will be given cues to modify gait mechanics if indicated and/or corrective exercises to improve performance and decrease pain.


  • Return to sport functional testing – multifactorial test looking at various areas including strength, neuromuscular control, core stability, balance, and power in order to determine risk of injury and readiness to return to sport after lower extremity injury including ACL reconstruction


(please note this is not an all-encompassing list)

  • Non-injured athletes looking to stay healthy, prevent injury and perform better

  • Low Back Pain

  • Knee Pain

  • Post-operative rehabilitation

  • Shoulder pain

  • Rotator cuff strain or tear

  • Lateral or Medial Epicondylitis

  • Arthritis

  • SI pain

  • Ankle sprains

  • Hip pain

  • Labral tear


  • Nutrition therapy

  • Strength and conditioning

  • Sport Performance Training

  • Workshops