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How to deal with the six pack spread from pregnancy

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Excellent article from today’s Wall Street Journal by Sarah Nassauer on how to deal with the six pack spread from pregnancy. Click here to read The issue of baby weight hangs heavy on the minds of many postpartum women, with images of famous moms like the impossibly fit model Gisele Bündchen, who had her second

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Wall Street Journal TV LunchBreak: Postpartum Baby Bod Recovery


“Bigger Postpartum Challenges Than Just Baby Weight” Most women are obsessed with getting their postpartum “baby bod” back into shape as quickly as many celebrities do these days. What most women do not realize is that pregnancy and the rigors of childbirth can put significant strain on muscles and bones. These changes may have life

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Miles for Midwives 2013

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Just a reminder that the annual Miles for Midwives event will held in Prospect Park THIS WEEKEND on Saturday October 5, 2013 from 8.30am to 2pm. We are so proud to be one of the sponsors of the event. Please come along and show your support for the wonderful profession of midwifery.  For more information click here   Our dog Sophie

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Late Night Health Radio Show, Mark Alyn talks with Marianne Ryan

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Marianne Ryan was recently interviewed by Mark Alyn for his radio show on Late Night Health Radio. Mark is a well-known and award-winning radio host based in Los Angeles and his show is broadcast on many major radio stations. During the interview on Late Night Health Radio they discussed many aspects about the physical therapy profession.

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How Do I Know If I Should See A Physical Therapist?

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This article was written by Ann Wendel, PT, ATC, CMTPT and published in northernvirginiamag.com.  Most people have heard the term “physical therapist,” yet when asked, they can’t answer the question, “What is physical therapy?” After 20 years in this field, I can honestly say that I still love what I do, and I’m excited to

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Kate’s Post Baby Bod Tummy is NORMAL!

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By Marianne Ryan PT, OCS Clinical Director MRPT Physical Therapy This article quotes several parts of an article by Ceridwen Morris and posted on Yahoo.com What a picture of a fairytale story come true! We all rejoiced in the birth of the first prince of this century with pictures of “a beautiful, healthy baby, a

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Should you have a baby over 40? Essentially Fit Radio Show

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Marianne was recently interviewed by Wess Murray for his Essentially Fit radio show on the subject of “Should you have a baby over 40?” During the 50 minute show they discussed a number of issues including:   Why you must take care of your joints during pregnancy. Having a 2nd child later in life: what

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Prevent Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) with Better Birthing Techniques.


By Marianne Ryan PT, OCS Clinical Director MRPT Physical Therapy A very common side effect of childbirth is Pelvic Organ Prolapse, POP, some studies show up to 25% of women will develop it at sometime in their life. What is Pelvic Organ Prolapse? POP occurs when organs such as the uterus or bowels slip down

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Victoria Beckham Causes Shoulder Pain? "Poshitis"?

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Do you have shoulder pain? Maybe you can blame it on Victoria Beckham, the fashion designer,  and known as Posh Spice. Victoria Beckham is a known fashion trendsetter and her signature look of carrying a huge designer bag may not be such a good idea. Large bags can pull down on your shoulder and neck

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Scoliosis: The Schroth Method


We are very excited to announce that our Therapist, Carola Monroe is now certified as a Schroth Scoliosis Therapist. There are less than 50 American therapists who are trained in this method and Carola is one of the few New York based therapists who is a certified Schroth Scoliosis Practitioner. As a result , we are seeing more

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