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Moms Want to Run Again? Read This.

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This is a great video by one of my colleagues, Julie Wiebe PT … she teaches ladies how to get that “running grove” back on: Are you trying to get back into running? Do you have a little problem “down there”, like incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse? Are you a mom and anxious to get

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Moms: Jogging with a Stroller? Here is How to Prevent Aches and Pains?

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“It has happened to every postpartum woman. You finally feel like your body is ready to get back in shape… and you decide to go on your first jog with your new baby and that awesome new jogging stroller.” I bet you didn’t know that there are ways to prevent injuries by adjusting the way

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Five Ways to Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy

Little Girl Kissing New Sibling to Be

By Mariannne Ryan PT, OCS Clinical Director MRPT Physical Therapy “Whether having children is in your 10-year plan or you’ve decided now is the time to start trying, it’s never too early to begin preparing your body for pregnancy. Ensure your body is ready to carry a baby by addressing before pregnancy any pain or

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Myth Buster on How to Prevent Heart Disease

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By Marianne Ryan PT, OCS An article in the online newspaper, Sott.net, has an interesting article about why eating a low fat diet will NOT decrease your risk of developing heart disease. In fact, low fat diets are the cause of cardiovascular disease! Bet you didn’t know that. Dr. Dwight Lundell, a heart surgeon with

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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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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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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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