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.

Welcome New Physical Therapist Rebecca Young!

Rebecca_young_Physical_TherapistRebecca Young, born and raised in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in San Marcos, CA with a focus in manual therapy.

Rebecca’s treatment philosophy involves a holistic approach, incorporating core and postural stabilization into all exercise programs. It is always important to have a strong foundation to build from. She is dedicated to providing quality individualized care to all of her patients and is passionate about helping them get back to what they love to do.

Prior to joining the team at ActiveCare Physical Therapy, Rebecca worked for ATI Physical Therapy in Seattle, WA which specialized in work related injuries. Her treatment approach focused on manual therapy, careful selection of therapeutic exercises, and preparation for a safe return to work.

Currently, Rebecca is focusing on continuing education to sharpen her manual therapy techniques with the goal of becoming a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist. She also is working towards becoming an Orthopedic Certified Specialist. Outside of the clinic Rebecca enjoys hiking, cooking, traveling, music, and exploring her new home of New York City.

Please join us in welcoming Rebecca to the team! And you can read more about the ActiveCare team on our website.

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