Expert Interview with Stephanie Prendergast, Physical Therapist and Co-Founder of Pelvic Health and Rehabilitation Center
During this live interview and Q&A with Stephanie, she gives us an overview of how pelvic floor physical therapy can help relieve pelvic pain as well as how to find the right physical therapist and what to expect during your sessions.
Stephanie A. Prendergast, MPT is the co-founder of the Pelvic Health and Rehabilitation Center, which has locations in San Francisco, Berkeley, Los Gatos, Los Angeles, and Boston. She currently treats patients in the Los Angeles location.
Stephanie began serving on the International Pelvic Pain Society’s Board of Directors in 2002 and in 2013 was the first physical therapist to serve as President. As an acknowledged leader in the field, she was invited to become on of the founding Board members of the Society for Pudendal Neuralgia in 2005 and subsequently co-developed and teaches “De-mystifying Pudendal Neuralgia,” a continuing education course attended by doctors, physical therapists, and other allied health professionals around the world. She served on the program committee for the World Congress on Abdominal and Pelvic Pain in 2013 and 2015 and is also Co-chair of the program committee for 2017. She is internationally recognized authority in the field of pelvic floor dysfunction, lectures regularly, and has numerous publications in medical textbooks, journals, and magazines. She co-authored the book Pelvic Pain Explained, released in January of 2016.