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.

Yoga Poses Asana: 8 Ways to Practice Gratitude

physical-therapist-meditation-wu-gratitude-pressWe are halfway through 2019. Also, Mercury is in Retrograde right now. The new year always starts off with new year’s resolutions, continuation of work from 2018 and the beginning of new projects. Life is a continual up and down, in and out and forward and backward momentum.

When Mercury is in periods of Retrograde, those normal life moments can be even more difficult and it is a good time to meditate and reflect back on things you should be thankful or grateful for. There are many things that we take for granted and NYC Celebrity Physical Therapist, Dr. Karena Wu comments on these things based on her work with patients. Gratitude is something that should be recognized and acknowledged throughout, especially for the things you might take for granted (once you realize you do!). You should practice thankfulness for things that come easy and even things that come hard. What doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger. To read the article, click here.


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