Karena Wu, PT, DPT, COMT, CSCS, CKTP, CPI 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 19 years in New York City. She 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, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists and on Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars (MAPS) Faculty.
Karena is also a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Kinesiology Tape Practitioner and Pilates Instructor. She holds LSVT BIG, FMS and SFMA Level 1 certifications as well.
Karena actively networks with a team of physicians, chiropractors, acupuncturists, massage therapists, personal trainers and Pilates instructors regarding optimum treatment options for patients.
Her patient population consists of high net worth professionals, international royalty, professional athletes, dancers, chefs, celebrity Broadway/TV/film stars, and NYPD/FDNY. Karena is used as a healthcare expert on CBS, NBC, NY1, PIX11, Facebook Live, Verizon Fios, Fox News, The Doctors and Dr. Oz.
She is the Medical Director for the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP), the US professional beach volleyball tournament series. Karena was also the Director of Education for SpiderTech Kinesiology Tape.