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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 Orthopedic 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 Satghare, 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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Dr. Radha Joshi

PT, DPT

Radha Joshi PT, DPTDr. Radha Joshi was born and raised in Maharashtra, India. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy from MAEERs Physiotherapy College in Pune, which is located southeast of Mumbai. During her time at university, she explored different domains of rehabilitation, undertook research, developed manual skills and enhanced her clinical reasoning and decision making ability. She worked for the New Horizon Child Development Center for one year which is an interdisciplinary therapy setting. This facility focused on the pediatric population with cerebral palsy, delayed milestones, muscular dystrophy, autism, downs syndrome, torticollis, spina bifida and muscle weakness. Dr. Joshi worked with pediatricians, psychologists, speech and language therapists, remedial educators and nutritionists.

Dr. Joshi came to the United States to increase her learning. She graduated in 2020 with a  Doctor of Physical therapy degree from Loma Linda University in California. Radha worked as a Teachers Assistant during her graduate program for the DPT students in the orthopedic track. After graduation, she gained experience in both skilled nursing facilities and outpatient settings for two years in New York.

Radha likes to exercise, be active, and dance during her free time.  She has an impressive following on Instagram where she is known as the ‘Dancing Physiotherapist’ (IG: radha_joshi). She practices being empathetic and patient when treating clients and is excited to make patients feel better when they come to her in pain. She joins the ActiveCare Physical Therapy team to enhance her manual therapy skills, practice Pilates for rehabilitation and holistic care.


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.