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Category Archives: Neck

Baby Wearing – The Best Way to Fit Front Baby Carriers

Mother with a newborn baby in a baby carrier

  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

New Parents Happy young mother lifting baby from crib at home

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

Late Night Health Radio

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

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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 Here’s how: 1) Find a place.(you just need

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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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Painless Parenting the Radio Show

Move Forward Radio

Painless Parenting Radio Show Marianne Ryan PT, OCS is interviewed by Move Forward Radio on the subject of Painless Parenting. “Parenting provides challenges but it doesn’t have to be a pain. In this episode, Marianne Ryan PT, OCS discusses how to help parents avoid the minor aches and pains – and even significant injuries –

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Common Pregnancy Pains. Did you know..?

Pregnancy Back pain

Moms you are not alone! Did you know “Fifty percent to 70% of pregnant women experience low back pain during pregnancy. In addition, 30% to 50% of pregnant women report low back pain severe enough to cause lost time from work. It’s more manageable, however, than most women (and their doctors) think”. Did you know

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Ergonomic Parenting: Best Ways to Prepare or Adapt Your Nursery


“The months following the birth of a child are some of the most rewarding for new parents—and the most challenging to a new parent’s body”. Here are some great tips from an article I helped to write for the American Physical Therapy Association on how using proper body mechanics within an ergonomically friendly nursery can

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