Posted by Marianne Ryan PT, OCS Clinical Director MRPT Physical Therapy Here is an excellent article written by Ginger Garner and published in Modernmom.com: “Pregnancy and childbirth…is exhausting and at the same time…it is transforming and beautiful…BUT when a mother does not get the physical and emotional support she needs, the effects can be devastating.
Posted by: Marianne Ryan PT, OCS Clinical Director of MRPT Physical Therapy “Pregnant women aged over 40 should be given the option of being induced early to reduce the risks of stillbirths, says a Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists paper.” To read more click here. Medical Disclaimer
By Marianne Ryan PT, OCS Clinical Director MRPT Physical Therapy Is your New Year’s Resolution “I want a Flat Tummy?” This is the final article of the 3 part series. Many people have problems with pelvic stability and you must have a stable pelvis if you want that flat tummy look. If you have ever had
By Marianne Ryan PT, OCS Clinical Director MRPT Physical Therapy It’s New Year’s resolution time, and you want a flat tummy. Do you want to learn safer exercises to flatten your tummy? In a previous post, we’ve talked about why
By Marianne Ryan PT, OCS Clinical Director MRPT Physical Therapy Is it your New Year’s resolution to have a nice flat tummy? Think twice before you crunch! I bet you didn’t know that sit ups and crunches can damage your pelvic floor muscles which prevents you from getting that flat tummy look. This blog is
“Constipation is so common that it’s rare for new moms not to experience it” Wondering when you’ll start to experience constipation? Which foods pack the most fiber and how much do you need? For the full article click here Medical Disclaimer
Are you finding it hard to remember to do your Kegel exercises? By Marianne Ryan PT, OCS Have you been told to do your kegel exercises every day, three times a day, forever? And were you given great advise on how to sneak in your “daily Kegel requirements” during normal every day activities? I bet you are
I was using some manual physical therapy on a lovely patient earlier today who was very excited about her recent visit with her obstetrician. She was told that her baby was now about the size of a lemon. So, Moma how big is your baby at the moment? The size of a Poppy Seed? a Prune? or
Pregnant women all around the globe aptly apply cocoa butter all over their bodies during pregnancy to prevent developing stretch marks on their tummies, breasts and thighs. WELL, LADIES, STUDIES SHOW YOU ARE WASTING YOUR TIME… A very large study performed by dermatologists and obstetricians was published in 2008. It followed 175 women and found
To read more on the latest internet scoop: Click Here Do you think she is going to use a Midwife? How about, do you think she will have prenatal and postpartum physical therapy?