Dr. Alain Nicolas-David

Cindy Cardena

ACSM - Health Fitness Practitionar Certification

I have the experience, education and compassion to make a positive impact on your health and wellbeing. My ambition is to optimize sports performance for the professional or recreation athlete as well as to treat common muscular skeletal injuries due to activities of daily living. I am a doctor of chiropractic, a graduate of Palmer Chiropractic College, San Jose California campus, 2015. My experience includes 25 years as a personal trainer, fitness instructor, Pilates instructor in addition to a lifetime of being an athlete involved in various sports and dance. My specialty is assessing and correcting functional movement dysfunctions using various manual rehabilitation techniques including Hands on Manual Therapy (HMT), Manual Release Technique (MRT), Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF), Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Release (IASTR), joint mobilization and strength-stabilization exercises. I will also be able to perform adjustments once I earn my chiropractic license. In addition, I am also a fitness specialist and my fitness plan includes cardiovascular, movement, ultrasound body composition evaluations, goal setting and scheduled re-evaluations.



• CPR American Heart Association, Healthcare Provider, Renewal 5/2016
• March 2015 Rock Tape Certification- Posture (level 1) - Fascial Movement (level 2)
• February 2015 HMT - Hands-On Manual Technique
• October 2014, Sacro-Occipital Technique (SOT), Introduction to Cranial Technique
• September 2014, Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) Certification
• August 2014, Functional Kinetic Treatment with Rehab (FAKTR)/(IASTR) Certification
• June 2011, Cooper Institute Functional Fitness Specialist
• June 2010, Functional Movement Screen, Certification • January 1996-2008, Mat I, II, Reformer I, II, Chair, Tower I, II Pilates Certification
• January 1992-2015 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Health Fitness Practitioner Certification

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