Category Archives: Media News

10 PREGNANCY WORKOUT MUST HAVES

Most pregnant women are not sure if they should exercise during pregnancy. Parenting.com interviewed Marianne Ryan PT for an article that encourages pregnant women to workout because it benefits Momma and Baby too! The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology recommends pregnant woman to workout at a moderate intensity for 150 minutes a week to improve over

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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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Pregnancy Pillows – A Review

Pregnancy Pillows I was recently invited by the Wirecutter website to participate as a product tester for this article on the best pregnancy pillows. I was surprised at how much time was spent doing the research! After more than 30 hours of research and testing, including a session evaluating eight pregnancy pillows with a prenatal

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APTA New Jersey Lecture

APTA New Jersey Lecture Marianne Ryan was recently invited by the American Physical Therapy Association of New Jersey to lecture on the subject of Non-invasive Physical Therapy Treatment of Pregnant and Postpartum Clients The course addresses the subject of take the fear out of treating pregnant women and learn how physical therapy can help in postpartum

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Why you should not expect to be Facebook ready a day after childbirth

Why you should not expect to be Facebook ready a day after childbirth As featured in Even though Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, looked great when she stepped out of the hospital only 10 hours after delivering her daughter, IT’S NOT THE NORM! After the excitement of childbirth, first-time moms are often shocked to discover

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New Study Shows Physical Therapy Treatment for Infertility Can Help Women Get Pregnant

Bet you didn’t know that physical therapy can help infertility. A new study published in the Alternative Therapies Journal shows that using a special physical therapy technique is less expensive and not as invasive as traditional fertility treatment.  40 to 60 percent of the women in this study experienced success in getting pregnant. Infertility can

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