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ActiveCare Physical Therapists

Dr. Karena Wu

PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, CSCS, CKTP, CPI, FAAOMPT

Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists

Dr. Karena Wu | PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, CSCS, CKTP, CPI, FAAOMPT |Activecare Physical Therapy DirectorDr. Karena Wu is Owner and Clinical Director of ActiveCare Physical Therapy® in NYC and Mumbai. 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 over 21 years in New York City. Dr. Wu graduated with a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from the Program In Physical Therapy at Columbia University and received her Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Temple University. She has advanced training in manual therapies, specifically in the Maitland Australian Approach and Myofascial Release. She is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. Dr. Wu is a Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars (MAPS) Faculty member and teaches taping at NYC’s Hunter College Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program . She is also a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Kinesiology Tape Practitioner, Graston Technique Specialist and Pilates Instructor. She holds LSVT BIG, FMS and SFMA Level 1 certifications as well. Dr. Wu also specializes in vertigo and temporomandibular joint disorders.

Dr. Wu is a dedicated practitioner who takes a holistic approach to her practice. She trains all of the therapists working in the NY and Mumbai locations with her holistic practice philosophy. She actively networks with a team of physicians, chiropractors, acupuncturists, massage therapists, personal trainers and Pilates instructors and other holistic providers. Her patient population consists of high net worth professionals, international royalty, professional athletes, dancers, celebrity chefs, celebrity Broadway/TV/film stars, and NYPD/FDNY. Dr. Wu practices in her New York and Mumbai clinic and with clients privately.

Dr. Wu is used as a healthcare expert on CBS, NBC, NY1, PIX11, Verizon Fios, Fox News, The Doctors and Dr. Oz. She is the Medical Director for the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP), the premier US professional beach volleyball tournament series in America. Dr. Wu was also the Director of Education for SpiderTech Kinesiology Tape.

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Dr. Sharvari Satghare

PT, DPT

Sharvari Satghare PT, DPT, Graston Technique ProviderDr. Sharvari, born and raised in India, achieved a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy from K.J. Somaiya Hospital, Mumbai. While studying, she explored different domains of rehabilitation, undertook research, developed manual skills and enhanced her clinical reasoning and decision making ability. She further graduated with a Masters Degree in Advancing Physical Therapy Practice from Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom. While in U.K, she expanded her knowledge through specialization in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation and refined her skills with clinical experience within Nation Health Service (NHS) system. Upon returning to India, she bagged the opportunity of working at a renowned multi-specialty hospital in Mumbai, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. While working within an inter-disciplinary team of orthopedics, neurologists, occupation therapists and orthotists, she treated a wide array of patient population including acute and chronic conditions, postural syndromes, non- surgical as well as post-operative orthopedic cases.

Sharvari added another feather to her hat with a Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Loma Linda University, United States, which widened her horizon to holistic care. She continues to learn new techniques and keep herself updated with the current evidence. With proficient communication skills and by utilizing the tools such as Maitland mobilization, Myofascial/soft tissue release, Kinesio-taping, therapeutic exercises, ergonomics and more, she empowers her patients to get better.

Sharvari finds herself passionate to be in patient’s shoes and walk through the process with them. With eagerness to help others and by incorporating empathy and patient-centered care, she strives to get her patients back to their functional self . Being a dancer, she believes ‘Movement is life’ and promotes the significance of physical exercise with mental well-being.

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Sarah Mostafa

PT, PTA

Sarah-Mostafa-PT-PTA-Activecare Physical TherapistSarah was born and raised in New Jersey. She received her Bachelor of Physical Therapy degree from Misr University for Science and Technology in Giza, Egypt.This degree was then translated in the United States as a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy. Sarah worked in Egypt and was able to learn and practice various techniques there while continuing to travel back and forth to NY to visit her family. Her main interests were in musculoskeletal and sport injuries. Sarah participated in volleyball, track and soccer during school and continues to play when she can.

Sarah believes in a holistic practice focused on manual therapy. Her passion is helping patients have the best quality of life. She uses various techniques to better help her patients like joint mobilizations, soft tissue mobilizations, myofascial tissue release, Kinesio taping, Graston Technique, and strength training exercises.

Sarah also has an interest in stock and crypto and is an active trader and investor. She has interests in fashion and politics. Sarah enjoys working out, dancing and Pilates. She encourages her patients to be as active as possible and to try different workouts. She believes that it is important to find out what activity gives the best enjoyment to keep your body active. She looks forward to helping you reach your goals and living with the best quality of life.


All alternative healthcare providers are NOT employees of ActiveCare Physical Therapy. These providers conduct business under their own name/business name and only rent space at ActiveCare PT, PC to provide services for their own clients.