Category Archives: Pelvis

New Moms – Four Tips for Preventing Constipation

Physical Therapist and author, Marianne Ryan explains why squatting is the best position for emptying your bowels and offers other solutions for constipation. As a physical therapist who specializes in women’s health, and a mother of two, I can tell you one thing most pregnant and postpartum women have in common – constipation! Not only

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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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Incontinence Options to help with Bladder Control

Incontinence Bladder Control Incontinence: Do you suffer with Incontinence? It might be that you no longer go to see a comedy at the movie theater for fear the laughter will cause an accident. Or you dream of vacationing in another country, but don’t think you could make the long flight without the embarrassment of urinary

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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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Staples or Sutures to Close a C-Section, What is Best?

C Section: Staples or Sutures? An interesting blog article, “Staples vs. Sutures After C-Section” was brought to my attention yesterday. It was written by Nicholas Bakalar and published in the NY Times Well section on July 9, 2014. Click HERE for the article If you are having a C-Section you might want to ask your

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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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NY APTA Lecture on Women’s Health Physical Therapy

The New York American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) recently invited Marianne to lecture on the treatment of Women’s Heath Issues. The focus of the one hour presentation was on orthopedic conditions and treatment options for Pregnant and Postpartum Women. Medical Disclaimer      

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Got a Post Baby Body? Here Is a Tip.

After the excitement of childbirth, first-time moms are often shocked to discover that their bodies don’t automatically snap back into shape. The first thing I remember after I got home with my new baby was looking sideways in a mirror and gasping… OMG, I still looked pregnant! Was I ever going to see a flat

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Breastfeeding Is Now Required By Law?

There is an article that was posted in huffingtonpost.com about a new law passed by “The Emirates’ Federal National Council as part of their new Child Rights Law, requiring new moms to breastfeed their babies for two full years, The National reports. Now, men can sue their wives if they don’t breastfeed”. If a woman

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