Stephanie Prendergast , MPTPelvic Health and Rehabilitation Center
Stephanie is cofounder of the Pelvic Health and Rehabilitation Center (PHRC) which has 9 locations in the United States. She currently treats patients in their Los Angeles location. Stephanie has 19 years of experience treating women, men, transgender and gender non-conforming persons suffering from pelvic floor disorders. Within the field of pelvic health, Stephanie’s subspeciality is management of complex pelvic pain disorders, including pudendal neuralgia, vulvodynia, interstitial cystitis and male pelvic pain/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. In 2013 Stephanie was the first physical therapist to become president of the International Pelvic Pain Society. Stephanie teaches courses, is coauthor of the popular book Pelvic Pain Explained, and is published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and textbooks. Stephanie is internationally recognized as an advocate for pelvic floor physical therapy and improving interdisciplinary patient care. In addition to her local patients, PHRC offers an out-of-town program for patients and she treats people from all over the world. The entire team at PHRC is known for helping patients manage their treatment team and plan, they understand that patients often need medical or other management in addition to physical therapy. They work hard for their patients, offering complete case management until their patients achieve their goals. All of the physical therapists are active in their local communities lecturing, attending medical courses and lectures, and building relationships with other providers. PHRC publishes an award-winning blog, As The Pelvis Turns, every Thursday. You can find Stephanie on Twitter as @pelvichealth and the Pelvic Health and Rehabilitation Center on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest.
Additional HighlightsThe associated diagnoses we treat include: Pelvic pain syndromes: pudendal neuralgia, vulvodynia, vaginismus, vestibulodynia, interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome, chronic pelvic pain syndrome, nonbacterial chronic prostatitis, coccydynia (tailbone pain), pelvic girdle pain, and myofascial pain syndrome. Bladder and Bowel dysfunction: urinary incontinence, urinary urgency and frequency, dysuria, fecal incontinence, constipation, Sexual dysfunction: dyspareunia (painful sex), anorgasmia, erectile dysfunction, post-ejaculatory pain, PGAD, and hormonal issues associated with perimenopause and menopause. Pregnancy and postpartum pelvic health services: pregnancy-related pain, diastasis recti, urine leakage during and after pregnancy, painful sex, Cesarean scar pain, perineal scar pain, and much more. Post surgical rehabilitation: pudendal nerve decompression, prostatectomy, pelvic organ prolapse repair, endometriosis excision/ablation, Cesarean section, neovaginoplasty, phalloplasty, metoidioplasty, and many more.
Insurance and Payment Info
Out-of-network, we provide a superbill for patients to submit to their insurance companies for reimbursement. Most patients receive 60 -90% reimbursement for our services.