About ActiveCare Physical Therapy®

The Best Physical Therapists in NYC 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… Continue Reading

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Physical Therapy Case Studies: Chronic Neck Pain & Lower Back Pain

Physical Therapy Case Studies Written by Sharvari Satghare Case Study #1: Chronic Neck Pain Bill suffers from chronic neck pain and has a past history of shoulder injury. We have been through his journey with pain and discomfort and helped him regain his functional abilities. We incorporate manual therapy such as Maitland joint mobilization, trigger… Continue Reading

Plantar Fasciitis Physical Therapy

Can you get physical therapy for plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis causes pain at the bottom of your heel. Your plantar fascia is ligament that connects the heel with the front side of the foot. Resembling a web, it works like a shock absorber and the curve of your foot, which helps you to walk. Plantar… Continue Reading

What is Bursitis?

Bursitis is an inflammation of the fluid filled sac that sits between tendons and bones. The purpose of the bursa is to minimize friction when the tendon pulls on the bone during movement. If muscles and tendons are tight, they can compress the bursa and cause irritation. The bursa is a passive structure so oftentimes… Continue Reading

Plantar Fasciitis & Physical Therapy

What is plantar fasciitis? The plantar fascia is a very dense fibrous band of connective tissue that sits under the foot. Plantar fasciitis occurs when this tissue gets inflamed and irritated when the calf muscles get tight from overuse and there is a log of pressure in the foot. Common patient complaints will be pain… Continue Reading

Rehabilitation Physical Therapists

If you are suffering from a serious injury, went through surgery, or had a stroke, your doctor might recommend a rehabilitation physical therapist so that you can recover. With rehabilitation therapy, you will experience a controlled medical environment that will help you recover from your condition. Moreover, you will be able to redevelop your strength,… Continue Reading

Physical Therapy Telehealth

Have you ever wished that your physical therapist can teach you to move better at home? Do you find it hard to reach your appointments on time? You can try physical therapy telehealth, which is a one on one, live video appointment with your physical therapist. Telehealth is becoming famous nowadays and enables patients to… Continue Reading

ActiveCare Physical Therapy Treats Patients With Arthritis

ActiveCare Physical Therapy treats patients with arthritis. Arthritis encompasses different diagnoses like rheumatoid, juvenile, psoriatic, lupus, gout and fibromyalgia and many more. NYC’s Best Physical Therapist Dr. Karena Wu and her team work with patients with ankylosing spondylitis which affects the spine. Exercise is an important component of treatment and management of this condition in… Continue Reading

Physical Therapy: Shoulders

At what point do you need physical therapy for the shoulders? Your shoulders are an essential part of your body. They are the most movable and flexible joints that consist of multiple tendons, bones, and muscles. They are responsible for providing mobility, which allows you to perform various daily tasks and activities, along with various… Continue Reading

Business Insider India: I Challenged Myself to Stand for 3 Hours a Day for a Week, and my Energy Levels Soared

International celebrity physical therapist Dr. Karena Wu is owner of ActiveCare Physical Therapy NYC and Mumbai. Both clinics offer specialized manual therapies, Pilates based rehabilitation and sports specific rehabilitation. The physical therapists at ActiveCare PT educate patients on daily routines to include work activities. Dr. Wu treats clients in the US as well as India.… Continue Reading

Why It Is Important to Consult a Physical Therapist for Hip Injuries

Do you need a physical therapist for hip injuries? Hip injuries can occur due to several reasons. You could be playing sports or lifting something heavy, which could result in injuring your hip. In case you don’t know, the hip joint tolerates weight when you walk. Applying additional pressure could result in complicated conditions and… Continue Reading

Sports Physical Therapy: What Is It and How it Helps Athletes

What is sports physical therapy? Everyone plays sports as a hobby or fun activity. Besides, some people devote their lives to a particular sport. Whether playing soccer with friends or on a domestic or international level, everyone who plays sports knows several injuries may occur during and after a game. Sports injuries such as sore… Continue Reading

All About Physical Therapy

Your doctor may suggest physical therapy if you have just recently suffered from a serious physical injury or illness. These injuries or illnesses greatly affect one’s daily life, making everyday tasks harder to perform. Physical therapy or PT is a treatment that relieves you from pain. It also helps your body move and function better… Continue Reading

Try ActiveCare Physical Therapy Classes With ClassPass!

Did you know here at ActiveCare Physical Therapy we offer additional services such as one on one stretching sessions, Cupping Massages, and Pilates Based Lower Body Tone and Tighten classes? We have a great team of qualified physical therapists ready to help you reach your healthy and fitness goals. Check out our Physical Therapy classes… Continue Reading

Fit3D Postural Scan

You can maintain your overall health by improving your posture. Many people do not know, but having a good posture is as important as a healthy diet, exercising, and getting enough sleep. You need to position your body properly so that you can undertake daily activities with more energy and power. It’s a major factor… Continue Reading

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