Stephanie Bush
IHL Role:
Dr. Stephanie Bush currently serves as the Women’s Health Residency Program Coordinator for the Brooks Institute of Higher Learning.

Dr. Stephanie Bush has been the Women’s Health Residency Program Coordinator for Brooks Institute of Higher Learning since January 2016. She currently treats primarily women’s health and pelvic health patients at Brooks Rehabilitation Arlington outpatient clinic. Her roles within Brooks Rehabilitation have included Women’s Health Program Coordinator for Brooks Rehabilitation Outpatient Division from June 2014-July 2019 and Outpatient Center Manager of the Amelia Island clinic from July 2012- January 2016 and the Westside clinic from January 2016-February 2018. Dr. Bush received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in April 2006. Dr. Bush also received her Masters of Education in Clinical Exercise Physiology from the University of New Orleans in August 2003 and her Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from Louisiana State University in May 2001.

Education & Training:

Doctorate: Doctorate of Physical Therapy – University of St. Augustine for Health Science, 2006
Master’s: Master of Education in Clinical Exercise Physiology – University of New Orleans, 2003
Bachelor’s: Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology – Louisiana State University, 2001
Residency: Brooks Women’s Health Residency Program – July 2012
Certification: WCS, Board-Certified Women’s Health Specialty, 2014

Areas of Interest:
Academic & Professional Activities:

Teaching Activities:

Dr. Bush currently teaches Brooks IHL continuing education courses including Pelvic Physical Therapy Levels 1, 2 and 3, Obstetrics in Physical Therapy Level 2, and co-instructor for Female Athlete.

Dr. Bush has also served as a guest speaker on the following topics:

– Ready, Set, Go: The Importance of Exercise. Pink Ribbon Symposium. Orange Park, FL. October 2018.

– Prehabilitation Today: Cancer Diagnosis and Beyond. 10th Anniversary Pink Ribbon Symposium. Orange Park, FL, October 2017.

– How Well Do You Really ‘Know’ Your Pelvic Muscles??: Pelvic Health Basics Throughout the Female Lifespan. Girl’s Day Out. Jacksonville, FL, August 2017.

Professional Service Roles:

Member of APTA and Section on Women’s Health, July 2011-Present.

Member of the Specialization Academy of Content Experts (SACE) as a WCS item writer for the Women’s Health Specialty Council, January 2019-January 2021.

Guest speaker for Residency Panel at FPTA Annual Conference, Daytona FL, September 2012.

Guest speaker for SoWH Women’s Health Residency Panel at CSM, Chicago IL, February 2012.

Educational Material:

Jaqueline Sineway, Stephanie Bush. Pelvic Floor and Abdominal Motor Control Strategies for Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence Post-Prostatectomy. Poster Presentation. CSM 2020.

Kimberly Breslin, Stephanie Bush. Utilizing Pelvic Floor Prehabilitation for Chronic Pelvic Pain Prior to Gynecological Surgery: A Case Report. Poster Presentation. CSM 2020.

Charly Felty, Stephanie Bush. An Algorithm for Assessment of Abdominal Pain of Musculoskeletal Origin: A Case Report. Poster Presentation. CSM 2019.

Erin Smith, Stephanie Bush. Bridging the Gap between Prostatectomy and Erectile Dysfunction in Physical Therapy. Poster Presentation. CSM 2019.

Monica Stefanowicz, Stephanie Bush. Physical Therapy Algorithm for Differential Diagnosis of a Patient With Chronic Orchialgia: A Case Report. Poster Presentation. CSM 2018.

Kelly Tusha, Stephanie Bush. Optimism, catastrophizing and pain related anxiety in women with chronic pelvic pain: A case series. Poster Presentation. CSM 2018.

Kelly Tusha, Stephanie Bush. The urine stream interruption test: Is it useful in physical therapy management of urinary incontinence. Poster Presentation. CSM 2018.

Stephanie Bush, Cindy Neville. The Value of Screening for Psychological Distress in Chronic Pelvic Pain Patients: A Case Series. SoWH Platform Presentation. CSM 2013.