About The Doctors

Dr. WoernerAbout Dr. Woerner

Marie Woerner PT, DPT, WCS, CLT graduated from the Texas Tech Health Science Center with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2008. After graduating she took the advice of many experienced mentors and practiced at a busy outpatient orthopedic clinic here in Fort Worth, TX. There she had the opportunity to treat  a variety of diagnosis from low back pain to turf toe. In addition to these diagnoses, many of her patients also included postoperative shoulders, knees, spine, and ankles, allowing her to develop her orthopedic manual skills and individualized practice style.

After several years treating orthopedic patients, Marie transitioned into Women’s and Men’s Health by completing an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) approved residency. During her residency she had the opportunity to mentor with top clinicians in the North Texas area. Upon completion of her residency, Marie was offered a clinical faculty position with the  University of North Texas (UNT) Health Science Center and began to develop the Pelvic Health Program for the University. During her time at UNT she was able to grow a thriving practice, as well as obtain her Board Certification in Women’s Health, making her one of the only Board Certified Specialists recognized by the APTA in Tarrant County. She also developed a strong interest in Functional Dry Needling and obtained her certification through Kineticore, where she was able to  learn from many outstanding clinicians. Marie has a passion for helping others, spreading the word about pelvic health, and strives to provide exceptional care to all her patients.

Marie is happily married with 4 children who she loves to spend time with.

Career Highlights

  • Residency trained in Women’s Health
  • Board certified in pelvic health through American Physical Therapy Association.
  • Certified in Functional Dry Needling and lymphedema
  • Held a dual appointment at UNTHSC in department of PT and OBGYN.
  • Guest speaker for multiple organizations including Plaid for Women in Keller, Us TOO, Tarrant County Birth Network, and others.
  • Certified in Functional Nutrition through Functional Nutrition Alliance

Dr. SchedcikAbout Dr. Schedcik

Marissa Schedcik, PT, DPT, received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas. Prior to graduate school, Marissa received her Bachelors degree in Kinesiology at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. 

Marissa began taking interest in pelvic floor physical therapy during her time in undergrad when she worked as a PT technician in her home town. She was exposed to a wide population regarding pelvic floor dysfunction, including pregnant mothers, postpartum females, athletes, geriatrics, etc., and has been devoted to pelvic health ever since. 

Marissa has worked primarily in outpatient hospital-based settings, specializing in both male and female pelvic health. She is passionate about post-prostatectomy, pregnancy, pelvic pain and constipation. Marissa continues to further her discipline by attending specialized Women’s and Men’s Health continuing education courses to further develop her approach to treatment and optimize results for her patients.

Career Highlights

  • Functional Dry Needling and Pelvic Health Certified
  • Level 1 and 2 from Section of Women’s Health through American Physical Therapy Association Pelvic Health

Dr. CulberhouseAbout Dr. Culberhouse

Deidre Culberhouse, PT, DPT graduated with her doctorate of physical therapy in 2013 from Hardin-Simmons University.

She spent a number of years working in the acute care setting and for multiple hospital systems in Fort Worth. She first developed an interest in pelvic health PT after seeking out treatment for herself following the birth of her first child. She has experience working with geriatric, orthopedic, neurological, and pelvic health populations.

She is currently living in Fort Worth with her husband and daughter.

Dr. SimsAbout Dr. Sims

Nikki Sims, PT, MPT, CHDN, graduated from Texas Tech University Health Science Center in 1998 with her Masters of Physical Therapy degree. Nikki has practiced Physical Therapy in a variety of settings for over 25 years, which include pediatric, home health, acute hospital setting, and outpatient orthopedics bringing a broad spectrum of experience to her practice. Working with a variety of ages and stages of recovery has developed a passion for providing well rounded care to the patients to include education on nutrition and prevention in addition to the immediate intervention for their current injury.

Nikki is dry needling certified and uses that certification in her daily treatments to optimize patient outcomes. Nikki continues to further her education by attending specialized pelvic health continuing educational courses as well as nutritional courses to provide optimal and well rounded patient care.