Mackenzie began her education at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater where she received a Bachelor Degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science. She continued her education at Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin earning her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Mackenzie began her career in acute care, treating post-surgical, neurological and general inpatients and then moved to an outpatient clinic with a focus on treating a wide variety of orthopedic conditions.
Mackenzie has attended numerous continuing education courses to further her clinical skills including courses in Manual Therapy certification through North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT), with special emphasis on treatment of the spine. She is certified to treat vestibular, balance and post-concussion disorders and is pursuing a certification in dry needling through Myopain Seminars.
Mackenzie is passionate about restoring her patients’ functional abilities and returning them to the activities and lifestyle that they enjoy. She believes in collaborating with the patient to determine a specific plan of care to meet their personal needs/goals as well as working to educate and empower her patients to live a healthy and active lifestyle.
Mackenzie is a native of Waukesha, WI and currently lives there with her husband Tai and Golden Retriever, Maddie. Outside of work she is passionate about fitness, outdoor activities, sports, spending time with family and friends as well as being an avid Packer and Badger fan.