Medium.com: Why Millennials are Already Showing Signs of Arthritis
Dr. Karena Wu has been treating patients in NYC for over 17 years now. She has seen an increase in younger adults coming in for physical therapy. Part of the reason is the high intensity workouts and the lack of rest and recovery periods during the sports season. To see her comments, click here.
CNN: Straighten up and stand right, with some electronic nagging
Dr. Karena Wu was asked to be on CNN's New Day recently. The feature was a new TV segment for CNN’s “Tech-ing Care of Your Health” series which explores innovative wellness technologies. Posture is an integral part of rehabilitation and Dr. Wu incorporates postural correction to all of her patients. She was asked to test out a new postural device to see if it could actually help her patients. To see her comments on it, click here.
Medium.com: Leading US physical therapy clinic to open in India
Dr. Karena Wu has been practicing the best physical therapy in NYC for over 17 years. She has multiple certifications and advanced training courses under her belt that she shares with her patients when they come in for treatment. Her holistic style of physical therapy and in depth knowledge is being branded and she has trained many physical therapists at ActiveCare Physical Therapy in the USA. She is opening her first ActiveCare Physical Therapy Private Limited clinic in the bustling city of Mumbai, India. The clinic will be in classy and wealthy neighborhood of Prabhadevi. The clinic will model the USA company and will offer the best physical therapy practices to Indians. Former colleague and partner, Dr. Kinjal Anandpara will manage and oversee the clinic. To read more on the opening, click here.
MSN: The 50 Best Weight Loss Foods of All Time
Dr. Karena Wu is an expert on fitness, health and rehabilitation. She incorporates nutrition into her rehab program and helps patients understand how foods are helpful in healing and in wellness. Dr. Wu mentions her favorite foods for weight loss: dark, leafy greens, broccoli, beans, salmon and eggs. To read more on all 50 foods, click here.
Bustle: 9 Things That Can Happen To Your Body If You Stop Working Out For A Week Or More
It's hard to start in on an exercise program but even worse if you start and stop. NYC's Best Physical Therapist Karena Wu knows how detrimental it is for her rehabilitation clients. Any workout gains are lost and it is very easy to start from square one again. To read Dr. Wu's comments, click here.
Bustle: 11 Early Warning Signs Of Arthritis You Should Pay Attention To
NYC Physical Therapist Dr. Karena Wu already knows what it is like to have arthritis. ActiveCare Physical Therapy works with clients of all ages who have been diagnosed with arthritis. How do you know if you have arthritis? Dr. Wu offers up a couple of tips to pay attention to that might mean you have arthritis. To read more, click here.
Care2: 6 Things Every Senior Needs to Know About Working Out
ActiveCare Physical Therapy works with all patient ages and can specialize in seniors with low-impact Pilates based exercises. ActiveCare PT is a Pilates based rehabilitation facility that emphasizes low impact, holistic functional training. Dr. Karena Wu educates her senior patients on exercise tips to keep them moving optimally. To read the tips, click here.
The Washington Post-Wellness: As millennials flock to high-intensity workouts, hip pain follows
NYC Physical Therapist Dr. Karena Wu was asked to contribute to this article on the rise of hip pain in millenials. ActiveCare Physical Therapy in midtown Manhattan has seen an increase in younger and more athletics individuals complaining of hip pain. Their common history is a high intensity exercise regimen without being properly conditioned. To learn more about this topic, click here to read the article.
Medium.com: 10 Healthy Holiday Shortcuts
The holidays are fast approaching and with that comes a concern about weight. Most people like to overindulge in all of the treats but to maintain a healthy lifestyle, it is important to curb those cravings and make the right choices. NYC Physical Therapist Dr. Karena Wu chimes in with a physician and private chef to give you quick and easy tips on maintaining your weight. To read the article, click here.
Reader's Digest: 7 Foam Roller Exercises Your Body Will Thank You for Doing
NYC Physical Therapist Dr. Karena Wu loves the foam roller for whole body exercises. This 'love it but hate it' piece of equipment works all aspects of fitness: mobility, stability, strength and endurance. Think outside the box to get the best benefit from this tool. The Best PT in NYC offers a few exercises to really get your heart rate up, your stability system and your muscular system up and running. To see the exercises, click here.
Cosmopolitan: Here's How to Have a Great Night's Sleep Literally Anywhere Yes, even on a plane.
NYC's Best Physical Therapist Dr. Karena Wu contributes her tips to get the best shut eye when your normal bed just isn't available. Dr. Wu now travels for her work and offers some great tips so that your body stays as strong and healthy as possible during these trips. To learn more, click here.
Medium.com: Holiday Travel: Staying Comfortable and Injury-Free
Dr. Karena Wu's tips on holiday travel spring up again on Medium.com. With the latter half of holiday travel looming, it is important to stay healthy and comfortable amidst the crowds. To read her tips again, click here.
MindBodyGreen: The Popular Workout That's Great For Healing Injuries
ActiveCare Physical Therapy utilizes Pilates for rehabilitation. Karena Wu has been a Certified Pilates Instructor since 2005. She discusses the specific types of Pilates used in rehabilitation and the reasoning for doing so. To read more, click here.
Reader's Digest: 9 Easy Chair Exercises That Actually Work Your Whole Body
NYC Physical Therapist Dr. Karena Wu, along with her colleagues around the country describe some easy chair exercises. Try these exercises when sitting in your chair to keep your body mobile. To read the article, click here.
Advance for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine
Dr. Karena Wu is a member of the the AVP Medical Board. She recaps the 2016 AVP professional beach volleyball season with Advance for PT & Rehab medicine magazine. Karena works as the medical event supervisor at the events and covered 6 of the 8 events thsi year. She has witnessed a multitude of athlete issues site to site and comments on which ones are common based on the rigors of this sport. To read more, click here. | INFOGRAPHIC
Elite Daily: Your Phone Is Giving You Neck Pain-Here’s How To Fix It
Dr. Karena Wu, NYC physical therapist knows what it is like to experience neck pain. She also knows how to fix it, especially when you spend too much time in a poor posture and on your phone. Minimize the stresses of 'text neck' by doing incorporating some corrective strategies. To find out what they are, click here.
Eat This, Not That: 22 HIGH-PROTEIN, LOW-CARB SNACKS TO BOOST ENERGY
NYC physical therapist Karena Wu shares her favorite high-protein, low-carb snacks. On her long days, she likes to grab snacks that offer the most nutrition that are also easy to transport in NYC. To read the list of quick fixes, click here.
Women's Running: How Running Helps You Get Defined Abs
Running is known as a cardio exercise but participating in this activity can also help get you defined abs. NYC physical therapist Dr. Karena Wu runs for her own exercise and explains how you can sculpt your midsection during a run. To read more, click here.
Eat This, Not That: 20 Natural Diuretics to Add to Your Diet
Many foods offer nutrition and sustenance, but did you also know that they have other added benefits? Natural water weight loss is always enticing in foods that taste good. Dr. Karena Wu was asked to offer up some foods that have the power to get rid of excess fluid.
ActiveTimes How Running Helps Define Abs
Running has always been known as a cardiovascular, fat burning sport. Physical Therapist Karena Wu discusses ways to maximize this exercise to benefit your core. Learn how your midsection can get even more defined by reading this article.
Club Staffing: 12 Things PTs Should Know About Kettlebell Therapy
NYC Physical Therapist Karena Wu chimes in on using Kettlebells in rehab. As great an exercise tool as they are, there are basics that need to be met before using these pieces of equipment. To get the proper use and to prevent injury, check out Karena's tips. To read more, click here.
PopSugar: Try This Ab-Flattening Sequence After Cardio — It's a FastPass to a Flat Belly
The best NYC physical therapist, Karena Wu gives her five favorite ab toning exercises to do after your cardio routine. To give your abs a little tough love to get them in summer bikini shape, try these exercises. To read more, click here.
Livestrong.com: How to Fix the Worst Posture Mistakes
Physical Therapist Karena Wu offers 3 tips for how to carry your bags. Avoid injury with these small tips. To read more, click here.
Mind Body Green: Love Workout Classes? Here's What You Should Know Before Diving In
NYC Physical Therapist Karena Wu loves to work out and offers tips on the different exercises available. Learn how to stay healthy and injury free when you dive into these forms of exercise. Get fit with these fun and trendy workout classes, with less risk of injury. To read more, click here.
Brown vs. Yellow Mustard: Which is Healthier?
NYC Physical Therapist Karena Wu and Chef Mark Bailey attend the Dr. Oz show on what foods are good for you. These two guests were asked to comment on which mustard is actually better for you. To see the clip, click here.
WonderHowTo: Sleep on Long Flights Like a Pro with These 13 Must-Know Tips
Just in time for summer travel. The best physical therapist in NYC, Karena Wu offers up her tip on how to keep the body aligned when traveling. Increased travel means less space in the plane so be smart to keep your body refreshed and comfortable on short or long hauls. To read more, click here.
Examiner.com: Arthritis Rises in Millennials
NYC Physical Therapist Karena Wu has worked in the field for 16 years. She states that arthritis is one of the most common conditions treated at ActiveCare Physical Therapy. It is also found more readily in younger people. To read more about this topic, click here.
Advance for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine: National Arthritis Awareness Month
NYC Physical Therapist Karena Wu discusses her role at the NYC Walk to Cure Arthritis, held on May 14th, 2016. She has been working on the committee for the NYC walk for the last 5 years. May is national arthritis awareness month and the NYC walk was the #1 walk in the country for the last two years. Arthritis is one of the most common conditions treated by physical therapists at ActiveCare Physical Therapy. The staff at ActiveCare PT participate in the walk to help bring awareness of this condition to their patients as well as the public. To read more, click here.
Women's Running: Why Runners Should Consider Kinesiology Tape
NYC Physical Therapist Karena Wu was trained in kinesiology taping and earned a certification as a kinesiology taping practitioner in 2005. She advocates the use of kinesiology tape to help reduce the perception of pain and increase neuromuscular activation. Since it is 100% cotton and mimics skin elasticity, you will forget that it is there. Karena uses the tape as an adjunct to her manual therapies as it helps speed up recovery and return to function. To read the post, click here.
Fit Bottomed Mamas: Spring Back Into Workouts (without Injury)
Karena Wu discusses tips on how to spring back into your workouts as the weather warms up. As co-author of Pop-doc.com and owner of ActiveCare Physical Therapy, Karena is always educating her clients on return to activity with minimal risk of injury. To read more, click here.
Slendertone Blog: No Pain, More Gain: Why Top Physical Therapists Rely on EMS
NYC Best Physical Therapist Karena Wu is interviewed on the benefits of electrical muscle stimulation, or EMS. It's best benefits include pain modulation and muscle activation, depending on the type of EMS used. To read more, click here.
Greatist: The 7 Stretches Everyone Should Be Able to Do
Karena Wu discusses the importance of stretching. She chimes in on a few of the most important and basic stretches for the body to help prevent injury and improve performance. To see more, click here.
Elite Daily: What Workouts To Try When You Need A Break From Your Fitness Routine
Popular new fitness classes shake up your routine and give you a great workout. Best Physical Therapist in NYC Karena Wu discusses some of the new workout classes. As co-author of Pop-Doc.com, Karena is always concerned about getting your workout in while maintaining joint health and wellness. Get your body in shape, create some muscle confusion and have fun as your work your way to fitness with these classes. To see more, click here.
Women's Running: If You Took A Hiatus This Winter, Here’s How To Spring Back In
NYC Physical Therapist Karena Wu comments on how to spring back into your workout after the winter. Karena is co-author of Pop-Doc.com which discusses joint health and wellness. Read the article for tips on how to keep your body healthy as you return to your fitness regime. To see more, click here.
Medical Economics Vol. 93 No. 4, February 2016: Protect your practice after a data breach.
Protecting patient data is important in these days of technological and cloud based computer systems. NYC Physical Therapist and owner of ActiveCare Physical Therapy Karena Wu discusses how her company protects their patients. To read the full article on page 66, click here.
Max Sports & Fitness: RECIPE FOR LONG RUNS & DEFINED ABS
NYC Physical Therapist Karena Wu offers tips for getting the body in shape for long runs as well as a toned mid-section. These exercises are doable for non-professional and professional athletes to get your body in shape for the summer. To read the article, click here.
The Fashion Engineer: Fitness Must-Haves: Sports Bras
Celebrity Physiotherapist Karena Wu is quoted by a Nigerian engineer and fashion blogger on the importance of wearing a sports bra. The impact of not wearing one can significantly impact your posture and health. To see the article, click here.
eCare Diary: Getting Back on Your Feet with Recreational Therapy
eCare Diary interviews Karena Wu for February's Recreational Therapy month. Karena elaborates on what recreational therapy is and how it is a standard component of the rehabilitation program. To read more, click here.
Mind Body Green: 9 Foods A Celebrity Physical Therapist Swears By
Celebrity Physical Therapist Karena Wu has long and busy days. She keeps herself healthy and injury free by making sure to nourish her body with quick and easy snacks. Karena's picks are snacks that serve double duty. To read more, click here.
Examiner.com: Leading orthopedic surgeon and physical therapist launch POP-DOC
Examiner.com picks up on the recent launch of Pop-Doc. Pop-Doc bridges the gap between physical therapy and orthopedic surgery and is a beneficial addition to the rehabilitation process. Celebrity Physical Therapist Karena Wu co-authors Pop-Doc. To read more, click here.
PT Products Online: Orthopedic Surgeon and PT Launch Pop-Doc Book, Website
Karena Wu's quote for Men's Fitness Magazine makes it to this international site on how to use athletic tape. Karena is just back from the ISPO show in Munich, Germany where she worked at the SpiderTech Kinesiology Tape booth promoting the benefits of elastic therapeutic tape. To see the quote, click here.
Becker's Orthopedic Review: Dr. David Neuman co-authors post-op book — 5 takeaways'
reasons to check out Pop-Doc, written by David T. Neuman, MD and Karena Wu, DPT. Karena co-authors her first book of exercises for post-operative and healthy individuals to take care of their joints. The first book is on the shoulder joint. To see the list, click here.
PR Urgent: Leading Orthopedic Surgeon and Physical Therapist launch POP-DOC
Press release for Pop-Doc. The first book and website of exercises made for the post-operative patient as well as the healthy individual. Nothing has been done like this before. The first book and exercise bundles on the website focus on the shoulder. Upcoming body parts include the knee, the core and the hands and feet. To see the press release, click here.
Urban Naturale: Tips for Preventing Shoulder Pain At Home with Pop-Doc
Karena Wu co-authors the book, Pop-Doc with orthopedic surgeon, David T. Neuman. This first book of the series focuses on the shoulders and is an excellent at home guide for continuing rehabilitation, especially post-surgically. It is also for the well healthy individual who is looking to maintain good joint health. To read more, click here.
PT Products Online: Orthopedic Surgeon and PT Launch Pop-Doc Book, Website
Karena Wu, DPT and David T. Neuman, MD look forward to the release of their first book and website for patients and the healthy individual looking to take even better care of their joint health. Pop-Doc is an easy to follow, at home program for post-operative patients. The book can also be used to protect joint health for those without injury. The first book is based on the shoulder and is the first in a series of books. To see the press release, click here.
Physicans Practice, Your Practice Your Way: Does Your Practice Have a Data Breach Response Plan?
Karena Wu discusses how ActiveCare Physical Therapy remains HIPAA compliant for patient records. She comments on how Electronic Health Record systems maintain their records and safekeeping. To read more, click here.
Total Food Service: Top Women in Metro New York Foodservice & Hospitality
Total Food Service (TFS) celebrates 25 years in publishing in restaurant, foodservice and hospitality in Metro New York. Women have made a great impact in this industry as of late. TFS honors the 'best and the brightest' women in different disciplines and has built a comprehensive list, from A-Z. Karena Wu, Best PT in NYC is listed for her contribution to the industry, providing tips for kitchen and foodservice related injuries. To see the list, please click here.
Your New Year’s Fix to Long Runs and Defined Abs
NYC's Best Physical Therapist Karena Wu gets you started on your new year's resolutions for staying in shape. Read about the best quick tips for long runs and keeping your abs defined as you get through this holiday season. Start 2016 on the right foot by Reading this article here.
Greatist: 16 Simple Stretches for Tight Shoulders
Karena Wu contributes to simple ways to relieve tight necks and shoulders when sitting at the desk all day. Rebecca Young, staff PT at ActiveCare Physical Therapy demonstrates the stretches. To read more, click here.
Spa Week Daily: 10 Healthy Tips for Marathon Runners
ActiveCare Physical Therapist Karena Wu lists 10 tips to get and stay in shape for any NY marathons, and that includes this weekend's Brooklyn marathon. Her client list includes world-class runners like Maurelhena Walles who is still competing and medaling around the world. To read more, click here.
Examiner: Running on Vegan Fuel
With the NYC marathon this weekend, NYC physical therapist Karena Wu reminds marathoners to carb load and not fat load for the prolonged exercise. To read the article, click here.
Active.com: How to Fuel for Running as a Vegan
Karena Wu comments on how to prepare for distance runs and the NYC marathon. Vegans participate in the same sports as carnivores and this article gives you tips on how to maintain optimal health and performance as a vegan. To read more, click here.
Elite Daily: 6 Ways To Clear Your Mind That Don’t Involve Meditating
Karena Wu discusses ways to achieve peace of mind. With daily life stresses, these techniques from the Best Physical Therapist in NYC can help calm the mind and energize the body. Click on the icons below.
Greatist: Here's What Really Happens If You Don't Wear a Sports Bra
Karena Wu discusses posture and women's shapes; what happens to the upper back and chest if women who are more well endowed don't wear a sports bra. The best physical therapist in NYC speaks from experience after living and watching the millions of women get their workout on, click on the icons below.
Elite Daily: 6 Ways To Clear Your Mind That Don’t Involve Meditating
Karena Wu discusses ways to achieve peace of mind. With daily life stresses, these techniques from the Best Physical Therapist in NYC can help calm the mind and energize the body. To read more, click here.
Organk.id: THE EXPERT-APPROVED GUIDE TO SLEEPING ON A PLANE
Komunitas Organik Indonesia picks up on the expert tips from Karena Wu on how to travel on a plane for a long flight. To see the article again, To read more, click here.
MyTechBits.com: Pros and Cons of Cloud Computing in the Medical Industry
Karena Wu chimes in on the pros and cons of electronic medical records (EMR) and HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliance in healthcare. ActiveCare Physical Therapy remains 'paperlight, not paperless' in response to the dependence on the internet. Click on the icons to read more.
Tales of the Cocktail: Stretch Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself: How Bartenders Can Prevent Common Workplace Injuries
Karena Wu treats some of the best chefs and bartenders in the industry. She knows the common injuries that the job entails and how to prevent them. Learn how some simple stretch and strengthening exercises can keep your body healthy in a fast-paced industry. To read more, click here.
The Pros and Cons of Going Pegan The new lifestyle blend of eating your greens and having your bacon too. See what Karena's perspective is with this new way of eating. To read more, click here.
Spa Week Daily: Karena Wu Shares 5 Exercises For Killer Abs
It's still hot and crops tops are still in. See how the best physical therapist in NYC, Karena Wu keeps her abs in shape. These at home exercises will whittle your waist quickly. To see the exercises, click
Yahoo! Health: How to Fix Your Worst Posture Mistakes
The best experts in healthcare chime in on how to avoid poor posture during daily tasks. Karena Wu is NYC's best physical therapist and she adds her tips on how to carry your bag around. To read the whole article, click here.
Livestrong.com: How to Fix the Worst Posture Mistakes
Karena comments on how to carry your bag. The best physical therapist in NY is quoted on 3 tips to carry your bag around without worsening your posture. To read her quote, click here.
The Pegan Diet: A Fad or the Future of Food?
See Karena Wu's comments about eating pegan. Boost your metabolism and overall health with this new diet. To To read more, click here.
Spicy food: The pros and cons of combined feverishness in your meal
Today Health & Wellness Spicy Food: The pros and cons of added heat in your meal
Physical Therapist Karena Wu believes in the power of food properties. Spicy foods can help to reduce inflammation in the body, as well as increase circulation. To read her blurb, click here.
Tech News On-The-Go
Blog site picks up on the open discussion of sex fears. It's a necessary topic that needs to be addressed openly at times. Read how the Best Physical Therapist in NYC discusses positions to help when you are injured. Click here to read.
The Daily Meal All Things Food & Drink: The "Diet" of the Moment
Karena Wu chimes in on the new 'Pegan' diet and the pros and cons of this new combination way of eating. To read more, click here.
10 S*x Fears That May Be Preventing You From Actually Enjoying S*x
Another site that picked up on how to truly enjoy s*x when you are injured or during recovery. Karena Wu reports that this intimate conversation is more common than you think. The best physical therapists are not shy about helping out their patients during rehabilitation, especially in activities that can offer some pleasure during the long road to recovery. To read more, click here.
Elite Daily: 10 Sex Fears That May Be Preventing You From Actually Enjoying Sex
NYC Physical Therapist Karena Wu explains how positions can help or hurt you during sex. Don't take away from the pleasure of this experience! Be safe and read these tips before you get entangled with your partner. To read more, click here.
Urban Naturale: How Big City Business Owners Beat the Bad Days
Read up on how to beat stress. Six big city business owners de-stress using their blend of techniques. Karena Wu is listed as one of these top six city business owners and she offers three easy tips to conquer stress. To read more, click here.
Daily Cup of Bloom: How Big City Business Owners Beat Stress
Karena Wu works as an owner and clinician at ActiveCare Physical Therapy. She demands the best quality care for her clients which means quality control and being up to date on the best treatments. This also means learning how to de-stress to handle it all. She offers 3 tips on how to accomplish being the best physical therapist in NYC. To read more, click here.
FinerMinds: Daily Healing Routines for a Healthy, Energetic You!
Karena Wu describes three neck stretches to help relax keep your muscles relaxed. Incorporate these as well as the other tips into your daily routine to achieve holistic health. To read more, click here.
The Daily Meal: Treating Chefs Aches and Pains
The Daily Meal picks up on chefs needing physical therapy. Those in the restaurant industry seek out the best for their own healthcare. The articles discusses what type of issues chefs complain about and what services Karena Wu offers to help. To read more, click here.
The Daily Meal: Treating Chefs Aches and Pains
Physical Therapy, or functional rehabilitation, helps patients improve and maintain functional abilities needed for activities of daily living. Choosing one of the best physical therapy clinics in NYC can help ensure that you receive the best care and speed the progress of your treatment. ActiveCare Physical Therapy is listed again as one of the best physical therapy clinics in Manhattan! To read more, click here.
YouTube: CBS New York
In an in-studio interview with CBS2's Andrea Grymes and Diane Macedo, physical therapist Karena Wu offers tips for selecting high heels that both look good and are safe. To view the video, click here or on the icon.
Fitness expert and NYC physical therapist Karena Wu shows you the best 5 abdominal moves to get in shape like the pro beach volleyball players. Here's how to get your 6-pack abs as it start to warm up in NYC. To read more, click here.
Yahoo! picks up on the CBS2 Interview with Karena Wu on Choosing High Heels that are Safe. To see the actual clip on CBS2, please go under our Media page.
Top 5 Workouts to Beach Volleyball Abs. The plant based eaters guide to fitness, nutrition and lifestyle picked up on the best 5 abdominal workouts by Karena Wu. Karena prepares pro beach volleyball players for the upcoming season with these 5 workouts. To read more, click here. To read more, click here.
5 Exercises for Killer Abs: Summer is on the way! Learn 5 moves to sculpt strong, sexy abs just like the pro volleyball players Karena works with. To read more, click here.
Chef Wylie Dufresne: Looking for Balance
Chef Wylie Dufresne and Physical Therapist Karena Wu have worked together since 2004 maintaining the Chef's health. See how Wylie finds balance between long hours as a chef, family life and other recreational activities. To read more, click here.
The Woman Behind ProVolleyball Health
This story showcases Karena Wu as the behind the scenes woman working in professional beach volleyball, both in house and on the road. See her story and some complimentary quotes from the professional athletes. To read more, click here.
10 Tips for Getting Your Outdoor Workouts Back on Track
Karena Wu speaks about returning to outdoor workouts. She reminds us to do dynamic stretching when we get back into our outdoor running routines. To see her quote, click here.
SpaWeek Daily Experts & Influencers
Karena Wu was asked to be on the panel of experts at SpaWeek Daily. She answers questions about herself in '5 Fast Ones'. To read more, click here.
Physical Therapists Get New Opportunities and Responsibilities in 2015
Karena Wu explains why Physical Therapists have the best jobs in healthcare. She was asked to comment on Monster.com about the physical therapy profession. To read her quote, click here.