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… Continue Reading

ActiveCare Physical Therapy, Inc. Karena Wu, DPT, MS, COMT, CSCS, CKTP, CPI FMS AND SFMA Certified 12 W 37th St. Ste. 1202 New York, NY 10018 (212) 777-4374 staff@bestptnyc.com     Continue Reading

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Dr. Karena Wu Featured on PIX 11 discusses Backpacks

In case you missed Dr. Karena Wu on NBC’s Backpacks: The Good & Bad, check out her second segment on PIX11’s morning show. PIX11 discusses backpack usage hazards along with the backpack components themselves. These tips help both children and adults and especially those busy parents who might also be attending school themselves. To see… Continue Reading

2018 “People Love Us on Yelp” Award Best PT in NYC!

The people have voted and ActiveCare Physical Therapy NYC has received the 2018 “People Love Us on Yelp” Award. ActiveCare PT promotes the best standards in physical therapy in NYC and around the world with our high quality manual therapy, Pilates based rehabilitation and our one-on-one concierge level of care. We are honored to receive… Continue Reading

NYC Physical Therapist Karena Wu Featured on NBC News.

The new school year is right around the corner again! It’s time to start thinking about the newest school supplies which starts with the backpack. Dr. Karena Wu was asked back to NBC to discuss what to look for in a backpack. Her models demonstrated the good and bad ways to carry their backpacks and… Continue Reading

How to Prevent Neck and Back Pain When Traveling

Dr. Karena Wu was asked back to NBC News Better to discuss healthy summer travel tips. Dr. Wu, who is known as one of NYC’s Best Physical Therapists discusses the multitude of exercises that can be done when standing in lines, sitting on a plane or driving in your car. She promotes efficiency during exercise… Continue Reading

24 Fitness Myths to Debunk for Your Next Workout

Dr. Karena Wu was asked to debunk fitness myths as the weather finally warms up. Physical therapy always includes guidance to the patient on their gradual return to their recreational activities. The best advice, just get your workout in! This article features her comments on slides 4, 7, 11, 13 and 15. To see the… Continue Reading

7 Healthy Springtime Activities for Active Seniors

Seniors are staying active and participating in more and more activities. As spring and summer finally comes around, it is time to get outdoors or get your body moving. ActiveCare Physical Therapy emphasizes functional training and proprioception in their rehabilitation. Increased proprioception can help with balance and movement, especially as we age. To read her… Continue Reading

The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, April 2018

  The APTA reports on PT’s in the country making the news. NYC’s Best Physical Therapist Dr. Karena Wu discusses some of the hazards that can occur during a marathon. Her comments were used in an AccuWeather story regarding the physical challenges of weather during a marathon run. The American Physical Therapy Association highlighted her… Continue Reading