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Free Classes – Flatten Your Post-Baby Tummy

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By Marianne Ryan PT, OCS, Clinical Director MRPT Physical Therapy. We are offering free classes to showcase our new post-baby exercise program for new moms. The class will be taught 1 time per week for 8 weeks in our Physical Therapy Practice, we are conveniently located 1 block from Grand Central. Participants must be willing to

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Posture Posture Posture…..Is This You?

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For years I have tried to educate my patients, friends and family on the importance of good posture. In our current world, where we seem to spend over 50% of our waking hours either using a computer, texting on our iPhones, or reading our Kindles, most of us complain about headaches, back pain, neck pain and other

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Why Lady Gaga Is Not So “HIP”.

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By Marianne Ryan PT, OCS Clinical Director MRPT Physical Therapy So the hot news is that Lady Gaga canceled all of her tour dates due to a hip injury called a labral tear. She will need to have surgery before she can return to her non-stop dancing performances. Rehab is not going to be a piece

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On The Radio Women’s Health

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Women’s Health Physical Therapy By Marianne Ryan PT, OCS Clinical Director MRPT Physical Therapy Earlier this week both Lila Abbate and I were guests on Karen Litzy’s weekly radio show “Healthy, Wealthy and Smart” on the Talking Alternatives network. We spent about 1 hour discussing our “niche specializations” within Women’s Health Physical Therapy. You can listen to the

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New Moms Need Physical Therapy: Bet You Didn’t Know That!

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Posted by Marianne Ryan PT, OCS Clinical Director MRPT Physical Therapy Here is an excellent article written by Ginger Garner and published in Modernmom.com: “Pregnancy and childbirth…is exhausting and at the same time…it is transforming and beautiful…BUT when a mother does not get the physical and emotional support she needs, the effects can be devastating.

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Older Mom’s Should be Induced Early. True or False?

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Posted by: Marianne Ryan PT, OCS Clinical Director of MRPT Physical Therapy “Pregnant women aged over 40 should be given the option of being induced early to reduce the risks of stillbirths, says a Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists paper.” To read more click here. Medical Disclaimer

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Want a Flat Tummy? Don’t Do Sit-Ups or Crunches (Part 3)

By Marianne Ryan PT, OCS Clinical Director MRPT Physical Therapy Is your New Year’s Resolution “I want a Flat Tummy?” This is the final article of the 3 part series. Many people have problems with pelvic stability and you must have a stable pelvis if you want that flat tummy look. If you have ever had

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Want a Flat Tummy? Don’t Do Sit-Ups or Crunches (Part 2)

By Marianne Ryan PT, OCS Clinical Director MRPT Physical Therapy                                  It’s New Year’s resolution time, and you want a flat tummy. Do you want to learn safer exercises to flatten your tummy? In a previous post, we’ve talked about why

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Want a Flat Tummy? Don’t Do Sit-Ups or Crunches (Part 1)

By Marianne Ryan PT, OCS Clinical Director MRPT Physical Therapy Is it your New Year’s resolution to have a nice flat tummy? Think twice before you crunch! I bet you didn’t know that sit ups and crunches can damage your pelvic floor muscles which prevents you from getting that flat tummy look. This blog is

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