- Doctor of Physical Therapy
Miranda graduated from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia with her Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy in 2006. While at USciences, she played softball her four undergrad years, participated in Physical Therapy research regarding exercise for community-dwelling elders during her professional years, and worked on her PT skills at the PT program-run pro bono clinic. Once practicing a few years in outpatient orthopedics, she went back and earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2010 from Temple University. As part of her doctorate work she had a collaborative-effort research paper published.
Miranda’s experience is in treating orthopedics with a focus on manual therapy treatment. Miranda is interested in treating the athletic population with injury rehabilitation and prevention and sports performance. She has taken multiple continuing education courses regarding the athletic population and has worked with some local sports organizations as a consultant.
- Physical Therapist Assistant
Mariano graduated from Central Penn College in 2016 with an associate’s degree in Health Science applied in Physical Therapy Assistant. At the beginning of this year, he also completed his Pedorthic certification at the Academy of Pedorthic Science in Atlanta GA. Upon his graduation with his PTA degree, Mariano returned to his native Mexico to do volunteer work in several small towns. During that time, he had the opportunity to treat a variety of patients (including: children, athletes, older adults) and to educate people about physical therapy and its uses and benefits. After completing his volunteering, Mariano joined the Cardin & Miller team in March of 2017.
Mariano is fluent in Spanish and English and his areas of interest are orthopedic conditions and vestibular disorders. He is also certified in Kinesiotaping and has attended multiple seminars regarding conservative management of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Mariano enjoys any type of outdoor activities such as hiking, running, and kayaking. He also likes to play volleyball and travel.
Sandra is credentialed in Pedorthics through the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics and holds specialty certifications as a Therapeutic Shoe fitter (CFts) and Certified master compression fitter. Sandra received her Pedorthic training at the International School of Pedorthics. She also has a Certificate of completion for Orthotic Fitting from Ossur Academy. She has training in Advanced applications of medical compression which includes venous disease and lymphedema management class 1,2 and 3.
Sandra relocated from the Carolinas to Pennsylvania where she worked as a pedorthic Clinician for an Orthotic and Prosthetic group. Her interest is in the pedorthic management of chronic foot complications associated with diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis (charcot, ulcerations, neuropathy).
Sandra has provided presentations, lectures and foot clinics with topics of diabetic foot complications, care and appropriate footwear for problem feet. She is a member in Good Standing with the Pedorthic Footwear Association, and the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association.