Ep. 139 - The multiple hats of a PT entrepreneur with Dr. Karena Wu

May 28, 2024

“Running a business has become distinctly harder since the pandemic.” Dr. Karena Wu

Our guest Dr. Karena Wu is Owner and Clinical Director of ActiveCare Physical Therapy in NYC and Mumbai. s 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. 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’. 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.


📚You will learn about:

  • Her experience as a Faculty member for the Maitland Approach 
  • Her copyrighted methodology that emphasizes a holistic care philosophy in 'walking her way toward the injured segment'
  • Her role as the Chairman of the NYC Arthritis Foundation, and as a regular healthcare expert on The Today Show in NYC and many other television programs.
  • Her experience as The Medical Director for the Association of Volleyball Professionals
  • Her experience running ActiveCare Physical Therapy in NYC and Mumbai, and challenges faced since the Covid Pandemic


📲 Karena’s contact information:

Website: https://www.bestptnyc.com

Social Media

IG/FB/YT: @activecarephysicaltherapy

LI: activecare-physical-therapy

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