Our Team

Dr. Stephanie Werkau, PT

Dr. Stephanie Werkau has her Doctorate in Physical Therapy and has been practicing since 2016. She is a Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist, and Certified in Orthopedic Manipulative Therapy. Dr. Werkau is always striving to learn more and continue her education in all areas but specifically pediatrics and women’s health.  Most recently she has taken courses in pelvic floor dysfunction, pediatrics, and pediatric pelvic floor. Dr. Werkau is from Tempe, AZ and now resides in Gilbert. She is a wife and the mother of 2 young children, one girl and one boy. She loves to spend time with family and live an active life style. Yoga and running are some of her favorite ways to exercise. Dr. Werkau has a passion for learning how the body works together and helping her patients improve their lives. “I enjoy teaching and helping infants, toddlers, kids and women attain new skills and reduce setbacks. I hope that I can help you and/or your child attain your goals to live a healthy life.”         – Stephanie Werkau PT, DPT, COMT, PCES

Your Best Birth
Online Course

A self-paced course is great for the busy mom-to-be wanting a pain free birth.  This course is a perfect blend of hypnobirthing PLUS pelvic floor prep to help reduce labor time and decrease risk for tears.  

Nurture Your

This is a FREE 3 day course to build connection and a deep awareness between mindset and the body to prepare you for labor and birth.  These short videos and workbook will enhance YOUR birth journey.  


We provide education and guidance for the entire family unit to help ensure that your child has every opportunity to grow and develop.  Our pediatric pelvic floor program uses state of the art equipment that helps restore a normal bowel and bladder habits with an interactive game.  

Our Team

Thrive Pelvic Health

At Thrive, we believe you are so much more than an injury or diagnosis and have created a holistic healing community that welcomes you fully.

Thrive Pediatrics

Are you struggling with potty training?  Does your infant only look or roll one way?  or is your child constipated?  

Thrive pediatrics can help with all your child development concerns.  We provide education, treatment, and support for your child and you.