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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 each… Continue Reading

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Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars are back!

Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars are back! LIVE, in-person classes are now being held at ActiveCare Physical Therapy. These are great continuing education courses for all physical therapists and physical therapy assistants. Click the link below to enroll now! Seating is limited, classes are filling quickly. SIGN UP Continue Reading

Physical Therapy For The Back

Do you need physical therapy for the back? If you are suffering from pain in your lower back for more than a couple of weeks, your doctor will recommend going to a physical therapist. Following simple measures like applying something cold or hot, or using pain remedies and OTC drugs may help. However, one of… Continue Reading

ACPT Graduates: Touro DPT Student Kevin Zheng!

ACPT graduates Touro DPT student Kevin Zheng! ActiveCare was able to allow physical therapy students to continue their education with live patients and telehealth during the COVID crisis. We were happy to have Kevin in our office for eight weeks learning advanced manual therapy and holistic care in our NYC office. He treated patients with… Continue Reading

Neck Physical Therapy

Do you need neck physical therapy? To relieve your neck pain and restore body movements, your doctor may ask you to visit a physical therapist. Physical therapy is essential to restore your health, no matter if you have cervical spine surgery or any other condition. There are two types of treatments in physical therapy; active… Continue Reading

KT Kinesiology Tape & AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament

KT Tape is the official sponsor of the AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament. KT tape is an elastic therapeutic tape that helps with muscle activation, reducing pain, supporting joints and moving fluid. This KT tape application was used to offload or decompress this athlete’s knee joint so she could jump without pain. AVP Medical Director,… Continue Reading

ActiveCare Physical Therapy Offers ClassPass Sessions!

ActiveCare Physical Therapy is excited to offer Classpass sessions at our convenient location in Midtown, Manhattan. While gyms are still closed with no scheduled reopening date, our facility is fully open and operational. Our office is spacious, and all clients are physically distanced with clear floor markings throughout our facility. Whether you are a beginner… Continue Reading

ActiveCare Physical Therapy Is Practicing Social Distancing

ActiveCare Physical Therapy practices social distancing as much as we can. We have taken the necessary precautions to continue your care while minimizing contact. We rearranged some things to add more space to our already spacious clinic. Call us or email us now if you are experiencing any pain. We can help you in person… Continue Reading

ActiveCare Physical Therapy participates with PT for Heroes

PT for Heroes is a nationwide program that offers FREE telehealth physical therapy sessions for frontline healthcare professionals. ActiveCare understands the value of the healthcare system and those treating patients with corona virus. What we can do to help those professionals is offer free physical therapy sessions so they can take care of their own… Continue Reading

Stretching the Gluteal or Hip Muscles Video

Stretching Your Glutes 2 quick stretches to target the gluteal or hip muscles. This big muscle group powers the hips but also supports the low back. They often feel tight as they do a lot of work to propel you forward when you are walking or running. The two stretches demonstrated in this video are… Continue Reading

Low Back & Hip Twist Stretch Video

The following low back & hip twist stretch video shows easy, at home exercises that stretch your low back and glute using your own limb as a weight. It is a rotational stretch in the low back and hip. It will also give you a stretch on the outside of the thigh (the iliotibial band-ITB).… Continue Reading

Bustle: The 4 Best Seat Cushions For Back Pain

Low back pain affects two-thirds of the population. It is one of the most common complaints a person will have when seeking physical therapy. ActiveCare Physical Therapy, PC and Dr. Karena Wu specialize in the spine. Her training started with spinal cases in her first year out of physical therapy school in 2000. As a… Continue Reading