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

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Dr. Wu Interviewed on CBS About Prolonged Sitting

CBS 2: Sitting Study The holidays are coming up which means sitting on trains, planes and automobiles. Sitting is the new smoking. It leads to weight gain, reduced metabolic activity and other systemic issues. Dr. Wu was asked to comment on how bad prolonged sitting is and how sitting with poor posture affects your body… Continue Reading

Press: Dr. Karena Wu Comments on Kevin Hart’s Back Recovery

Dr. Wu Comments On Kevin Hart’s Back Recovery Actor Kevin Hart speaks out about his car accident and significant back recovery PT process. The actor was involved in a horrific car crash which required back surgery and subsequent rehab. US magazine reached out to NYC Celebrity Physical Therapist, Dr. Karena Wu (who did not treat… Continue Reading

Dr. Karena Wu has joined the esteemed Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars (MAPS) Faculty

Dr. Karena Wu has joined the esteemed Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars (MAPS) Faculty and finished her Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy through MAPS and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT). MAPS is the worldwide leader in Maitland education for physical therapists/physiotherapists. MAPS is accredited in the US and exceeds the IFOMPT International… Continue Reading

Bustle: The 3 Best Pillows For Hip Pain

From Bustle: The 3 Best Pillows For Hip Pain ActiveCare Physical Therapy works with patients with musculoskeletal pain. Hip joints are becoming an increasingly common joint that is injured, in both younger and older people. NYC’s Best Physical Therapist Dr. Karena Wu experiences hip pain herself due to osteoarthritis, or wear and tear. At night,… Continue Reading

7 Signs Your Workout Is Too Intense, According To Experts

From Elite Daily: 7 Signs Your Workout Is Too Intense, According To Experts ActiveCare Physical Therapy in NYC is a one-stop shop for health and wellness. Since we use Pilates in rehab, it is a natural progression to move to Pilates for wellness. Personal trainers and Pilates instructors are two other wellness therapies offered once… Continue Reading

24 Fitness Myths to Debunk for Your Next Workout

From Cheapism: 24 Fitness Myths to Debunk for Your Next Workout Celebrity Physical Therapist Dr. Karena Wu just finished the AVP 2019 season in Hawaii. Her work with athletes and lay people alike center around fitness, health and recovery. The pursuit of the perfect body is a goal that many have desired but there are… Continue Reading

Epoch Times: Fracture or Bone Bruise? How to Tell

Karena was in Epoch Times: Fracture or Bone Bruise? How to Tell NYC’s Best Physical Therapist Dr. Karena Wu writes for restaurant and health and wellness publications. She has treated celebrity chefs and bartenders who work laboriously in their craft. They have extreme conditions in their work environment, not to mention the long hours. Keeping… Continue Reading

How to use a foam roller to relieve neck, back and knee pain

Karena Wu was quoted in NBC news Better online: NBC News Better: How to use a foam roller to relieve neck, back and knee pain NYC Celebrity Physical Therapist Dr. Karena Wu knows tight muscles. On herself, her patients, her athletes, we are all prone to our tissues tightening up on us. The foam roller… Continue Reading

20 Non-Scale Victories That Prove You're Making Weight Loss Progress

Dr. Wu was quoted in Prevention: 20 Non-Scale Victories That Prove You’re Making Weight Loss Progress NYC Celebrity Physical Therapist Dr. Karena Wu works with clients to recover physical abilities and address other physical issues. Physical therapy also incorporates training in other areas of health and wellness, to include weight loss. ActiveCare Physical Therapy offers… Continue Reading

Get Your FIT3D Fitness Scan at ActiveCare Physical Therapy NOW!

FITNESS SCAN IN 35 SECONDS  Get your FIT3D scan at ActiveCare PT NOW! FIT3D is a 3D full body scanner that is now available at ActiveCare Physical Therapy. Track your rehabilitation or your fitness goals with this new body scan. It uses multiple cameras to take a 3-dimensional picture of your body position in space. The scanner gives… Continue Reading

ActiveCare Physical Therapy & Walk to Cure Arthritis

Walk to Cure Arthritis My company, ActiveCare Physical Therapy has participated with the Walk to Cure Arthritis since 2012. We do our best to support the one in four Americans who have arthritis not just as patients, but in our community give back. We are hosting a raffle this year of prizes to include: restaurant… Continue Reading