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.

Best PT NYC–Chosen to Participate in Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars (MAPS) studies

ActiveCare PT was chosen as one of the only local facilities to participate in the Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars (MAPS) studies on Shoulder Impingement and Spinal Conditions.  The studies will compile data from applicable study participants.  The Shoulder Impingement study looks at the additional of a neck joint mobilization and it’s effect on shoulder impingement outcome as compared with those subjects that do not receive the neck joint mobilization.  The spinal conditions study looks at the changes during and between treatment sessions as well as the actual presence of the ‘Comparable Sign’, which is a Maitland-specific painful functional movement or position that is assessed during the treatment sessions.  To learn more, call ActiveCare Physical Therapy at 212.777.4374.  You may also find more information about MAPS at www.ozpt.com.

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