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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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Fit Moms Make Smarter Babies

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Hidden Benefits of Exercise during Pregnancy = Smarter Babies A growing number of studies reveal that many benefits of exercise during pregnancy are not just for mom, but baby too! The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology guidelines state that, “in the absence of either medical or obstetrical complications, 30 minutes or more of moderate

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The Midwife as Status Symbol

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The Midwife as a status symbol “Are midwives becoming trendy, like juice cleanses and Tom’s shoes? It seems that way, at least among certain well-dressed pockets of New York society, where midwifery is no longer seen as a weird, fringe practice favored by crunchy types, but as an enlightened, more natural choice for the famous

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Miles For Midwives

Just a reminder that the 10th annual Miles for Midwives event will held in Prospect Park TOMORROW on Saturday October 6, 2012 from 8.30am to 2pm. We will be bringing our dog Sophie along so come and say Hi to her! Please come along and show your support for the wonderful profession of midwifery.  For more

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Fitness Postpartum…When Can I Start to Exercise

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Fitness Postpartum: When Can I Start to Exercise? Was your first thought upon seeing yourself in the mirror for the first time after having your baby, “where’s my six-pack?” Probably not, but that’s not to say the thought of getting back into shape didn’t cross your mind pretty quickly after those first few blissful moments

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Miles For Midwives

MRPT Physical Therapy are, once again, proud sponsors of the 10th annual Miles for Midwives event to be held in Prospect Park on Saturday October 6, 2012. Please come along and show your support for the wonderful profession of midwifery.  For more information click Miles for Midwives

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I laughed so hard, I actually peed my pants

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“I laughed so hard, I actually peed my pants” If you think this only happens as you get older, think again! It’s no laughing matter and it’s more common than you think! This is called stress urinary incontinence. It’s not normal, but it is treatable. Why does it happen? In most cases, it is caused by week

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