NYC Physical Therapist Karena Wu discusses her role at the NYC Walk to Cure Arthritis, held on May 14th, 2016. She has been working on the committee for the NYC walk for the last 5 years. May is national arthritis awareness month and the NYC walk was the #1 walk in the country for the last two years. Arthritis is one of the most common conditions treated by physical therapists at ActiveCare Physical Therapy. The staff at ActiveCare PT participate in the walk to help bring awareness of this condition to their patients as well as the public. To read more, click here.
As the 2016 AVP season comes to a close, the winner’s of the men’s and women’s AVP Championships in Chicago were our own Olympians that represented the US in Rio 2016. Olympians Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena and Lauren Fendrick and Brooke Sweat won in the finals. Dr. Wu worked on both Nick and Lauren over the weekend and helped secure a win for both teams. It was a beautiful weekend in Chicago for the tournament and the medical staff are picture here with the Chicago skyline in the backdrop.
Physical Therapist Karena Wu offers 3 tips for how to carry your bags. Avoid injury with these small tips.
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NYC Physical Therapist Karena Wu and Chef Mark Bailey attend the Dr. Oz show on what foods are good for you. These two guests were asked to comment on which mustard is actually better for you. To see the clip, click here.
ActiveCare PT hosted its first workshop on the hottest new trend, ‘Cupping’. Cupping, or Myofascial Decompression (MFD) is a type of soft tissue treatment that works quickly on tight or stiff muscles and joints, painful areas and areas that have poor circulation. Rebecca Young, DPT educated our attendees on the benefits of this treatment and demonstrated how quickly it can work to help reduce your pain.
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‘CUPPING’/MYOFASCIAL DECOMPRESSION: What can it do for you?
Where: ACTIVECARE PHYSICAL THERAPY, PC
12 West 37th Street
between 5th and 6th Avenues
New York, NY 10018
When: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
You’ve seen those red spots on Olympic athletes like Michael Phelps. Many are now asking what is this new technique and what can it do for you? By now you’ve probably learned it’s called ‘cupping’ (in the medical world we call it myofascial decompression). Learn what conditions benefit from this non-invasive therapy, how quickly it works and how easy it is to get. Dr. Karena Wu and Dr. Rebecca Young will discuss and demonstrate the hottest rage in physical therapy. To register for a seat, please call us at 212-777-4374 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Seats are limited.
Karena was featured in Total Food Service as an expert on cupping. See her new article entitled “Olympic Style ‘Cupping’ Treatment for Chefs and Servers” Click picture below.
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ActiveCare PT in Manhattan, NY performs cupping procedures. Call today to inquire!