Category Archives: General Medical

Exercising After Giving Birth How to Start

Exercising after giving birth – How to Start Marianne Ryan PT was recently featured in an article written by Jessica Grose and featured in the NYT Pregnancy Guide entitles How to Start Exercising after giving birth THE GIST If you had an uncomplicated vaginal delivery, you can start gentle exercise almost immediately after delivery. Just be

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To Glam or not To Glam soon after giving birth

To Glam or not To Glam soon after giving birth Marianne Ryan PT was featured in an article written by Leanne Italie and published in AP News discussing whether women should Glam or not to Glam soon after giving birth. The article was also published in numerous worldwide publications including: UK’s Daily Mail  Borneo’s Bulletin

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Pregnancy Sleep Tips

Pregnancy Sleep Tips to Help You Finally Get a Solid Night’s Rest Marianne Ryan PT was recently interviewed by Cassie Shortsleeve of Shape magazine for their article on Pregnancy Sleep Tips to help you finally get a solid night’s sleep Doctor-backed tips on how to fall asleep, stay asleep, and rest better with a baby

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Under the radar issues all too common during postpartum recovery

Postpartum Recovery Under the Radar Issues Marianne Ryan PT recently had an article published in Motherly.com on the subject of These under the radar issues are all too common during postpartum recovery.   Pregnancy and childbirth can be an amazing experience for women, but it can also cause some intimate issues postpartum. First and foremost, know

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Why Are American Women Dying From Childbirth?

Marianne Ryan PT recently had an article published in the Elephant Journal on the subject of Why are American women dying from childbirth?   Maternal Death is measured by the Center for Disease Control from the start of pregnancy to one year after delivery or termination. This number is decreasing in other countries, but rising

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

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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When is it Safe to Return to High Impact Exercises After Childbirth?

Many new mothers feel they have to do high impact workouts in order to build up a sweat, get fit, burn fat and lose baby weight. However, high impact exercise is a common cause of Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI), or wetting yourself when you exercise/cough/sneeze, particularly in postnatal women. Fiona Rodgers who is an Australian physiotherapist  wrote a

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Infertility Physical Therapy Treatment Late Night Health Radio

Infertility 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 Marianne Ryan and Mark Alyn discuss how Physical Therapy

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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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