About ActiveCare PT:


  • Our therapists are licensed in New York State and active members in the American Physical Therapy Association. We have advanced training in joint mobilization and myofascial release techniques.
  • We are dedicated practitioners with a passion for the profession and a comprehensive, holistic approach to treatment and healing. We treat each patient as an individual and treat the whole person, with a plan of care designed to meet the patient’s set goals for health, functionality and a return to work, tasks and activities. We network with a team of physicians, chiropractors, acupuncturists and massage therapists in order to provide guidance to other modalities that may be effective in the patients’ care.
  • Physical Therapist and owner Karena Wu is a graduate of the Program in Physical Therapy at Columbia University and is affiliated with several healthcare organizations in New York City. She is certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Kinesio Taping Practitioner and Pilates Instructor, and uses SpiderTech Taping.
  • ActiveCare is primarily an out-of-network facility. We accept all insurance with out-of-network benefits and file for most major insurance plans. We work with all prospective patients to create workable payment plans regardless of insurance coverage.
  • ActiveCare accepts Medicare, No-Fault and Workers’ Compensation patients depending on schedule availability.
  • ActiveCare’s administrators provide seamless and efficient concierge-style client service to all of our patients. And the whole ActiveCare team makes sure your time with us is a beneficial, productive and enjoyable experience.

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Newest addition to ActiveCare Physical Therapy

chutimaChutima Phanpho is originally from Thailand where she received a Bachelors degree in Physical Therapy from Mahidol University. She recently graduated from New York University with a Masters degree in Pathokinesiology. Before she moved to New York City, she held several positions as a lab assistant, medical textbook illustrator and as a physical therapist in private practice in Bangkok.

Chutima has a passion for raising the quality of life of her clients. Her treatment is based on exercise and integrative manual techniques such as the Maitland Australian Approach, the Mulligan concept, Craniosacral Therapy, Lymphatic drainage therapy, and Visceral and Neural manipulation. Her research study focuses on sports related injuries, specifically in runners. Chutima devotes her time to review cases and find different ways to improve her patients condition.

In her leisure time, Chutima enjoys learning new skills, reading, drawing and meditation. She likes to explore new places and want to experience all of the activities New York City has to offer.

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