ActiveCare PT, NYC’s best Physical Therapists Welcomes our newest PT: Ruchi Thakkar
Ruchi Thakkar earned her Bachelor of Physical Therapy from Mumbai, India. She is currently pursuing her Transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of the Incarnate Word,Texas.
Ruchi is committed to providing quality care that is customized for each patient, with an emphasis on manual therapy. Ruchi has taken advanced manual therapy courses in Maitland joint mobilizations from Maitland-Australian Physiotherapy Seminars, which emphasize evidence-based techniques for the assessment and treatment of spinal and peripheral conditions.
Ruchi has treated patients with musculoskeletal and sports injuries, and practices Selective Functional Movement assessment for patients with motor control deficits. She uses Functional Movement screening to determine whether patients are ready to return to their particular sports.
Ruchi is licensed with New York State and is an American Physical Therapy Association member. She has taken workshops in sports taping, Theraband exercise and Pilates.
Ruchi is fluent in English, Hindi, Marathi and Gujarati, and enjoys traditional Indian dance forms. She has trained for nine years and is certified in Bharatnatyam, a classical dance style that emphasizes hand gestures (mudras) to portray traditional stories and myths.