Category Archives: Spine

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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Flip-Flops, Be Careful Out There

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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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Late Night Health Radio Show, Mark Alyn talks with Marianne Ryan

Late Night Health Radio Square

Marianne Ryan was recently interviewed by Mark Alyn for his radio show on Late Night Health Radio. Mark is a well-known and award-winning radio host based in Los Angeles and his show is broadcast on many major radio stations. During the interview on Late Night Health Radio they discussed many aspects about the physical therapy profession.

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How Do I Know If I Should See A Physical Therapist?

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This article was written by Ann Wendel, PT, ATC, CMTPT and published in  Most people have heard the term “physical therapist,” yet when asked, they can’t answer the question, “What is physical therapy?” After 20 years in this field, I can honestly say that I still love what I do, and I’m excited to

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Kate’s Post Baby Bod Tummy is NORMAL!

Royal Baby

By Marianne Ryan PT, OCS Clinical Director MRPT Physical Therapy This article quotes several parts of an article by Ceridwen Morris and posted on What a picture of a fairytale story come true! We all rejoiced in the birth of the first prince of this century with pictures of “a beautiful, healthy baby, a

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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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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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