Qualifications of Shelly Shih-Hsien Wu

Board Certificate

  • New York Physical Therapy Association

Specialties

  • Physical Therapy

Professional Membership 

  • New York Physical Therapy Association

 

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh, Master of Science in Physical Therapy

  • National Yang-Ming University, BS in Physical Therapy

Languages Spoken

  • English

  • Chinese

 

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Professional Statement

Dr. Shih-Hsien Wu is a dedicated and caring physical therapist based in New York, NY. She earned a master’s degree from University of Pittsburgh and a bachelor’s degree from National Yang-Ming University of Taiwan. 

Dr. Wu has worked in an outpatient orthopedic setting for many years. She has a lot of experience with orthopedic physical therapy and sports medicine, especially with patients who are post ACLR and rotator cuff reconstruction surgery. She also works with athletes of different sports, including baseball, badminton, volleyball, and golf. Dr. Wu combines Western biomechanics and human anatomy with Chinese Meridian Concepts into her treatment for acute and chronic neck and back pain commonly seen in office workers. 

Dr. Wu specializes in orthopedic physical therapy, spinal and joint mobilization/manipulation, soft tissue massage and release, Chinese Tui-Na technique and meridian massage, sports taping, Kinesio taping, and exercise prescriptions. Additionally, she utilizes Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) technique, basic breathing and core muscle facilitation, and relaxation methods to promote better deep muscle layer activation and postural correction, which help in clients suffering from pain and other symptoms including depression, anxiety, and insomnia. 

Dr. Wu treats each patient with her focused attention for high quality treatment. Her approach is one of diligence, caring, relief, and solution.