ActiveCare India, Physical Therapists
Dr. Karena Wu
PT, DPT, COMT, CSCS, CKTP, CPI, CWcHP
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy
Dr. Karena Wu is owner and Clinical Director of ActiveCare Physical Therapy Pvt Ltd. She is a native of Los Angeles, California and has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of California at Riverside. She has been practicing physical therapy for 17 years in New York City. She graduated from the Program In Physical Therapy at Columbia University with a Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Temple University. She received her Certificate in Orthopedic Manual Therapy from the Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars (MAPS). She is a Fellow in Training at MAPS and the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy.
Dr. Wu has advanced training in manual therapies, specifically in the Maitland Australian Approach and Myofascial Release. Karena is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Kinesiology Tape Practitioner and Pilates Instructor. She is also LSVT BIG, FMS and SFMA Level 1 Certified.
Karena is a dedicated practitioner who takes a holistic approach to her practice. She has embodied a practice philosophy that thinks outside of the box, is holistic and demands attention to detail. She actively networks with a team of physicians, chiropractors, acupuncturists and massage therapists. Her patient population consists of professional athletes, dancers, celebrity chefs, Broadway, TV and movie stars, international royalty, high end business professionals, and NYPD/FDNY.
Karena is used as a healthcare expert on CBS, NBC, NY1, PIX11, Fios, Fox News and Dr. Oz. She is on the Medical Board of the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP).
Dr. Kinjal Shah
PT, DPT, COMT
Dr. Kinjal Shah Anandpara is owner and Clinical Director of ActiveCare Physical Therapy Pvt Ltd. Dr. Anandpara was born and raised in south Mumbai. She has a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy in Pune. She moved to California to continue her education and received a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Loma Linda University School of Allied Health. Dr. Anandpara also received a Certificate of Orthopedic Manual Therapy from Curtain University in Perth, Australia. She has over 8 years of clinical experience in India and America.
Dr. Anandpara has worked and trained in New York City at the original ActiveCare Physical Therapy. She learned the best physical therapy techniques and assessments of ActiveCare PT in addition to Pilates for rehabilitation. She has advanced training in the Maitland Australian Approach, the McKenzie Method and Mulligan's Mobilization with Movement techniques. She has taken additional courses in kinesiology taping, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, myofascial decompression (cupping) and ergonomics.
Dr. Anandpara has returned to her home in India to help open the first ActiveCare PT location in Mumbai. She looks forward to demonstrating the best physical therapy practices that aid in pain relief, edema control and neuromuscular activation.
Dr. Anandpara is licensed in New York and India. She is a member of the Indian Association of Physiotherapists.
Mansha Alamgir Thakur
Mansha Thakur was born and raised in Mumbai, India. She completed her Bachelors in Physiotherapy from Dr. D.Y Patil College of Physiotherapy, Navi Mumbai. She has done workshops on therapeutic taping and neurodynamic solutions. She looks forward to working in a challenging field of to make use of her abilities and to strengthen her skills. She wants to learn from the best and be the best in whatever she does.
Mansha loves working out and her hobbies running, football, travel and fitness. She used to be a national level sprinter. She became a physiotherapist because she saw the link between physiotherapy and sports. She also had to utilize physiotherapists during her athletic career which then solidified her career path.
Mansha comes from a family of 8 members. She is the youngest of 4 siblings. She enjoys watching movies. Her professional goal is to improve upon her skill set and continue learning more advanced physiotherapy techniques. Her personal goal is to be able to watch Roger Federer play live at Wimbledon.
Priyanka Mundra was born in raised in Mumbai. She currently resides in Andheri. She has done her Bachelors of Physiotherapy from Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences in Loni. She also completed her Masters of Physiotherapy with a specialization in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy from Sancheti Institute College of Physiotherapy in Pune in 2016. She likes to provide a holistic approach to help clients improve their health status and increase their activity. She became a physiotherapist to help promote a more active lifestyle and prevent injuries and dysfunction.
Priyanka has contributed to various studies during her Masters program and has publications credited to her name. She has taken advanced courses in Dry Needling (Level 1), Mulligan Mobilizations, and Shacklock Neurodynamics. She believes in continuous enhancement of her knowledge and expertise by learning variety of manual therapies to provide excellent, quality treatment for speedy recovery of her patients.
Priyanka lives in a joint family. She is the eldest of 3 siblings. She loves to travel, play guitar and socialize with her friends and family. She has traveled through India and her goal is to be able to travel the world. Priyanka is a member of Indian Association of Physiotherapists and the Maharashtra Occupational Therapist-PhysioTherapist council.