Category Archives: Pelvis

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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New York Times Pregnancy Pains Got You Down?

New York Times Marianne Ryan PT was recently interviewed by Rachel Rabkin Peachman of New York Times Parenting magazine for an article entitled Pregnancy Pains Got You Down? Women commonly experience aches and pains during each trimester of pregnancy. In most cases, they are normal and aren’t cause for alarm. The most common pregnancy pains

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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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