Category Archives: Pelvis

Got a Post Baby Body? Here Is a Tip.

After the excitement of childbirth, first-time moms are often shocked to discover that their bodies don’t automatically snap back into shape. The first thing I remember after I got home with my new baby was looking sideways in a mirror and gasping… OMG, I still looked pregnant! Was I ever going to see a flat

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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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New Moms – Four Tips for Preventing Constipation

Physical Therapist and author, Marianne Ryan explains why squatting is the best position for emptying your bowels and offers other solutions for constipation. As a physical therapist who specializes in women’s health, and a mother of two, I can tell you one thing most pregnant and postpartum women have in common – constipation! Not only

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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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The Top 8 Health Conditions That Affect Working Moms

The Top 8 Health Conditions That Affect Working Moms “The demands of work and motherhood have a real impact on your body, but these fixes can help”.  Marianne Ryan PT was recently featured in an article by Rachel Rabkin Peachman in the Working Mother website. Back Pain The problem: Carrying young kids coupled with long hours sitting at

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10 Easy Steps on How to Do Meditation in Your Home.

By Marianne Ryan PT MRPT Physical Therapy Meditation is particularly helpful in decreasing pain such as Headaches, TMJ Pain, Neck Pain, Back Pain and Pelvic Pain. Lean how easy it is to do meditation from a blog article written by Erica Leibrant and posted on Elephant Journal.com Here’s how: 1) Find a place.(you just need

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Dad Bods Men Have Baby Bods Too!

Guess what? Moms are not the only ones who gain weight after having a baby!  “DAD BODS” A new study in by Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine that was published in the American Journal of Men’s Health proves that men gain weight after the baby comes home. It appears that dads have less time to exercise and

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The Secret to Why French Women Look So Good After Childbirth

French Women Childbirth Secrets

In a recent article published in the Mommybites.com blog, Physical Therapist and author, Marianne Ryan explains why French women regain their pre-pregnancy figures so much faster then American women after childbirth. Learn how new moms in the US can prevent long term complications and look and feel better faster after childbirth. Pregnancy isn’t all sunshine

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5 Things You Need to Know About Your Postpartum Body

Marianne Ryan was recently interviewed by NY Metro Parents for an article on the subject of “5 things you need to know about your postpartum body” Expert tips on what moms should know about their postpartum bodies So much comes with the territory of getting pregnant. Body changes such as aches and pains, acid reflux, hair

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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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