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Sit Ups Really Suck

Why Sit Ups Really Suck Marianne Ryan is a frequent guest on Late Night Health Radio with Mark Alyn – an award winning host and producer. They recently did a 2 part episode entitled “Why Sit Ups Really Suck” which addressed  why sit-ups can actually give you a ‘pooch’ in your lower belly, rather than flattening

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The Top 8 Health Conditions That Affect Working Moms

The Top 8 Health Conditions That Affect Working Moms “The demands of work and motherhood have a real impact on your body, but these fixes can help”.  Marianne Ryan PT was recently featured in an article by Rachel Rabkin Peachman in the Working Mother website. Back Pain The problem: Carrying young kids coupled with long hours sitting at

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Pregnancy Pillows – A Review

Pregnancy Pillows I was recently invited by the Wirecutter website to participate as a product tester for this article on the best pregnancy pillows. I was surprised at how much time was spent doing the research! After more than 30 hours of research and testing, including a session evaluating eight pregnancy pillows with a prenatal

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NY1 Common Post Pregnancy Problems Baby Bod

NY1’s Kristen Shaughnessy recently interviewed Marianne Ryan and looks at ways new moms can work on getting their pre-baby body back soon after delivery and how certain exercises could help prevent common Post-Pregnancy problems.   Click on the image below to view the interview When you are pregnant, you are under the watchful eye of

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Baby Wearing – The Best Way to Fit Front Baby Carriers

  Marianne Ryan explains the benefits of baby wearing. She offers clear instructions on the right way to fit a front baby carrier to avoid back and shoulder strain.   Why Baby Wearing is Beneficial for Both Mom and Baby Baby wearing can be beneficial for both mom and baby because it helps build a

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New Parents: Preventing Aches and Pains by Lifting Baby Safely

Author and Physical Therapist, Marianne Ryan shows you how to avoid back and neck pain that can be caused by the repetitive lifting of a new baby. If you were to stop and count the number of times you lift your baby every day you’d probably be surprised at how high the number is. Although

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HSS Rehabilitation Network

HSS Rehabilitation Network   We are pleased to announce that MRPT Physical Therapy is a participating member of the Hospital for Special Surgery Rehabilitation Network. What is the HSS Rehabilitation Network? The HSS Rehabilitation Network is a hospital-based network of recommended rehabilitation providers. The Network is a community focused, patient driven referral service for the continuation

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Late Night Health Radio Show Back Pain

Back Pain : Why do so many people suffer? How can Physical Therapy help? Marianne Ryan is a regular guest on Mark Alyn’s radio show Late Night Health. Mark is a well-known and award-winning radio host based in Los Angeles and his show is broadcast on many major radio stations.   On the latest episode

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Flip-Flops, Be Careful Out There

Flip-Flops, Be Careful Out There Back Pain? Foot Pain? Knee Pain? Neck Pain? Your Flip Flops are not helping you Flip Flops might be cool for the beach but they are not designed for walking around on hot city streets. Beware. Flip flops cause back, neck, and foot pain. They may be comfortable to wear

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

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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