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Parenting provides challenges but it doesn't have to be a pain. In this episode, a physical therapist discusses how to help parents avoid the minor aches and pains – and even significant injuries – that sometimes occur during pregnancy and after childbirth.

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Marianne Ryan, PT, BS, OCS, specializes in the prenatal and the postpartum treatment of women, with an emphasis on restoring core strength.  She is the owner and clinical director of MRPT Physical Therapy in midtown Manhattan, New York, and has experience as an educator at the Columbia University School of Nursing-Nurse Midwifery Program, where she taught physical therapy treatment and exercises for prenatal and postpartum women. 

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