Category Archives: Media News

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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Postpartum Recovery: How To Strengthen The Pelvic Floor After Childbirth

Postpartum Recovery: How To Strengthen The Pelvic Floor After Childbirth Marianne Ryan PT was recently interviewed for an article by Katrina Mitzeliotis in Glam.com on the subject of “Postpartum Recovery- How to Strengthen the Pelvic Floor after Childbirth” While women are accustomed to weekly check-ups towards the end of their pregnancy, once they actually deliver their

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Sex After Childbirth : The Truth

The Truth About Sex After Childbirth Marianne Ryan PT was recently interviewed for an article by Katrina Mitzeliotis in Glam.com on the subject of “The Truth about Sex after Childbirth” Sex after baby can seem like a daunting topic. Not only are you recovering from childbirth, (whether you delivered vaginally or by cesarean section), but you’re

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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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Diastasis Recti

Marianne was recently interviewed by the Today show on NBC for a segment addressing Diastasis Recti. Although diastasis recti is normal for pregnant women, according to Marianne Ryan, a New York-based physical therapist, for some women, the muscles don’t shrink back down on their own. “Hormones during pregnancy cause your muscles to loosen up to

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TEDx Talk … What Your Momma Never Told You About Child Birth

TEDx Talk Marianne Ryan PT Some of you may know that I did a TED x Talk last month and I have been waiting to hear if it was accepted by the Ted Talk committee. I am so excited because it was published yesterday! The name of the talk is “What Your Momma Never Told

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Fox News – How to flatten post-pregnancy belly

Fox News Marianne Ryan PT was recently featured on Fox News. “Giving birth is hard work, but getting your abs back in shape after delivering your baby doesn’t have to be. Marianne Ryan, a physical therapist and author of “Baby Bod,” shares four of her favorite exercises to trim and tone your post-pregnancy tummy”. Watch

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Sit Ups Really Suck

Why Sit Ups Really Suck Marianne Ryan is a frequent guest on Late Night Health Radio with Mark Alyn – an award winning host and producer. They recently did a 2 part episode entitled “Why Sit Ups Really Suck” which addressed  why sit-ups can actually give you a ‘pooch’ in your lower belly, rather than flattening

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Breastfeeding Made Me Pull My Hamstring

Breastfeeding Made Me Pull My Hamstring Good information on the effects of the breastfeeding hormones for postpartum moms by Caroline Shannon-Karasik. I clenched my teeth as my physical therapist lifted my right leg, slowly moving it to assess my mobility and pain level. It’s February, but the paper that lines the table is clinging to

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