About ActiveCare PT:


  • Our therapists are licensed in New York State and active members in the American Physical Therapy Association. We have advanced training in joint mobilization and myofascial release techniques.
  • We are dedicated practitioners with a passion for the profession and a comprehensive, holistic approach to treatment and healing. We treat each patient as an individual and treat the whole person, with a plan of care designed to meet the patient’s set goals for health, functionality and a return to work, tasks and activities. We network with a team of physicians, chiropractors, acupuncturists and massage therapists in order to provide guidance to other modalities that may be effective in the patients’ care.
  • Physical Therapist and owner Karena Wu is a graduate of the Program in Physical Therapy at Columbia University and is affiliated with several healthcare organizations in New York City. She is certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Kinesio Taping Practitioner and Pilates Instructor, and uses SpiderTech Taping.
  • ActiveCare is primarily an out-of-network facility. We accept all insurance with out-of-network benefits and file for most major insurance plans. We work with all prospective patients to create workable payment plans regardless of insurance coverage.
  • ActiveCare accepts Medicare, No-Fault and Workers’ Compensation patients depending on schedule availability.
  • ActiveCare’s administrators provide seamless and efficient concierge-style client service to all of our patients. And the whole ActiveCare team makes sure your time with us is a beneficial, productive and enjoyable experience.

ActiveCare PT, NYC’s Best Physical Therapists, Welcomes New Staff

Please join us in welcoming the newest members to the ActiveCare Physical Therapy team!


stephanie2Stephanie Denis – PT Aide

Stephanie is a Brooklyn resident with a BA in Women and Gender Studies from Stony Brook University. Stephanie gained experience in the physical therapy field by working as a Physical Therapy Technician in the U.S. Army Reserves. She managed 4 colleagues as well as provided hands-on care to her military patients. Stephanie is currently taking classes to fulfill her prerequisites to become a Physical Therapist.

She has a growing interest in yoga and is excited about working at ActiveCare. She is now learning how to incorporate yoga techniques into physical therapy rehabilitation.


patricePatrice Bruce – PT Aide

Patrice is a Bronx native whose parents hail from the island of Jamaica. Patrice graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in social science from the University at Buffalo. She has her eyes set on the field of occupational therapy after volunteering in occupational therapy settings during her college years. Patrice demonstrates a strong interest in the rehabilitation field, a thirst for knowledge and a strong desire to help others; traits that will make her an excellent practitioner. Patrice plans to pursue her career goals as soon as possible. Her hobbies include yoga and Zumba classes. She is excited to be a part of the ActiveCare team and enjoys providing the best quality care to our patients.


dipikaDipika Patel – PT Aide

Dipika is a resident of New Jersey after having recently moved from India. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Bangalore, India. She has completed related coursework in the United States and now has the equivalent of a Master’s Degree. She has also received additional training in manual therapy back in India. Currently, she is studying for her Physical Therapy licensing exam to be able to practice in the United States. Dipika plans to further her career by obtaining a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Dipika spends most of her time relaxing with her family and volunteering at temple gatherings and functions. She is constantly promoting her career knowledge by advising others on staying fit and healthy through exercises.


You can read more about the ActiveCare Physical Therapy team on our website.

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