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ActiveCare India, Physical Therapists

Dr. Karena Wu


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


Dr. 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 24 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 International & American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. Dr. Wu is a Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars (MAPS) Faculty member and a lecturer at NYC’s Hunter College Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program . She is also a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Graston Technique Specialist and Pilates Instructor. She holds LSVT BIG, FMS and SFMA Level 1 certifications as well. Dr. Wu is a Certified Kinesio Tape Practitioner and was the Director of Education for SpiderTech Kinesiology Tape. Dr. Wu and her team also specialize in vertigo and temporomandibular joint disorders.


Dr. Wu is a dedicated practitioner who takes a holistic approach to her practice. She has a copyrighted methodology that emphasizes her holistic care philosophy in ‘walking her way toward the injured segment’. This allows for the entire kinetic chain to be addressed when a client comes in for treatment and has demonstrated a faster reduction in pain, increase in range of motion and longer lasting effect, as reported by patients. She trains all of the therapists working in the NY and Mumbai locations with her holistic practice philosophy. She actively collaborates 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 actively practices in both clinics and provides house calls.

Dr. Wu is an advocate of the Arthritis Foundation. As an individual with osteoarthritis and as a healthcare provider who works with clients with arthritis, she understands this condition well. She volunteers her time in fundraising and advocacy for this important cause. Dr. Wu is now Chairman of the NYC Arthritis Foundation Local Leadership board. 

Dr. Wu is a regular healthcare expert on ABC, CBS, NBC, NY1, PIX11, Fox News, The Doctors and Dr. Oz. She has appeared on Good Morning America and is a regular on The Today Show in NYC. She is the Medical Director for the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP), the premier US professional beach volleyball tournament series in America. 


Dr. Kinjal Shah



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 11 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.

Dr. Sanjana Ghelani

Dr. Sanjana Ghelani PT, BPT | Physical Therapy IndiaDr. Sanjana Ghelani was born and raised in in the city of Dubai, an emirate of the United Arab Emirates. She completed her Bachelor’s in Physiotherapy in 2018 from Gulf Medical University in Ajman, UAE, which has received the ‘Best Medical Education University’ by Forbes Middle East Higher Education Awards 2019. Sanjana graduated with a Certificate of Honours for outstanding academic achievement and was ranked within the top 4 of her batch.

Dr. Ghelani contributed to a case report on ‘The Role of Physiotherapy on post- operative complications in a Bankart Lesion Surgery Patient’ during her bachelors course. She interned in various settings: Thumbay Hospital (Ajman, U.A.E.), Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs (Dubai, U.A.E.) and Nanavati Hospital (Mumbai, India). Sanjana is also certified in Kinesiotaping.

Sanjana’s hobbies include reading, writing, travelling and listening to music. She has volunteered at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi in 2019 and worked with Special Needs Athletes to assess fitness-to-play.

Dr. Ghelani is looking forward to enhancing and refining her manual therapy skills and clinical knowledge at ActiveCare Physical Therapy. She is fluent in English, Hindi and Gujarati.