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Staples or Sutures to Close a C-Section, What is Best?

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C Section: Staples or Sutures? An interesting blog article, “Staples vs. Sutures After C-Section” was brought to my attention yesterday. It was written by Nicholas Bakalar and published in the NY Times Well section on July 9, 2014. Click HERE for the article If you are having a C-Section you might want to ask your

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10 Easy Steps on How to Do Meditation in Your Home.

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By Marianne Ryan PT MRPT Physical Therapy Meditation is particularly helpful in decreasing pain such as Headaches, TMJ Pain, Neck Pain, Back Pain and Pelvic Pain. Lean how easy it is to do meditation from a blog article written by Erica Leibrant and posted on Elephant Journal.com Here’s how: 1) Find a place.(you just need

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NY APTA Lecture on Women’s Health Physical Therapy

NY APTA Lecture

The New York American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) recently invited Marianne to lecture on the treatment of Women’s Heath Issues. The focus of the one hour presentation was on orthopedic conditions and treatment options for Pregnant and Postpartum Women. Medical Disclaimer      

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Got a Post Baby Body? Here Is a Tip.


After the excitement of childbirth, first-time moms are often shocked to discover that their bodies don’t automatically snap back into shape. The first thing I remember after I got home with my new baby was looking sideways in a mirror and gasping… OMG, I still looked pregnant! Was I ever going to see a flat

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Breastfeeding Is Now Required By Law?

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There is an article that was posted in huffingtonpost.com about a new law passed by “The Emirates’ Federal National Council as part of their new Child Rights Law, requiring new moms to breastfeed their babies for two full years, The National reports. Now, men can sue their wives if they don’t breastfeed”. If a woman

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Prevent Incontinence: Don’t Do Sit-Ups!


Prevent Incontinence: Don’t Do Sit-Ups! Published by the National Association for Continence. From the October 2013 issue of Quality Care® For most of us, abdominal crunches are on life’s list of things we know we really should do, but are not really that much fun – like flossing our teeth or sprinkling flax seeds on everything

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Fit Moms have Healthier Babies

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Fit Moms have healthier babies. More positive reasons for Moms to continue to exercise during pregnancy. Remember to consult with your Physical Therapist to develop a appropriate prenatal exercise program for you. Very interesting article from the Daily Mail in the UK Women who stay fit during pregnancy could help their babies develop healthy hearts,

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Healthy Wealthy and Smart November 4th to November 8th


Healthy Wealthy and Smart- a Virtual conference for Physical therapists I am happy to invite you to an online event that will bring together 20 experts in physical therapy, business, nutrition and mindfulness that will help to bring your physical therapy career to the next level.   Please join me here My colleague Karen Litzy,

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