Mackenzie received her Honors Bachelors of Science at Oregon State University in Exercise and Sport Science and Physiology. While at OSU she minored in Spanish and completed her certificate of Spanish Language from the University of Cantabria in northern Spain. She was also employed by OSU’s biomechanics lab where she conducted research on ACL injury and prevention. She later published her research through the university and defended her thesis. She graduated from Pacific University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program with rotations in trauma, emergency department, pediatrics, skilled nursing and orthopedics. Since graduation she has pursued specialty courses through Herman & Wallace to treat pelvic floor dysfunction including, but not limited to: urinary incontinence, pelvic pain, constipation, and pregnancy related pain.
Mackenzie enjoys working with all individuals of all backgrounds, and understandings of the body. Her mission is to equip her patients with knowledge about their bodies and facilitate self management for a more empowered and independent life. Whether that’s learning to roll as an infant or to get out of a chair later in life, she is excited to walk through your rehab process at your side.
Mackenzie is a native Oregonian, and she and her husband hope to stay in their beautiful home state when not traveling the world. She has assisted in yoga and Pilates classes, competitively played soccer, and has a background in theater and music performance. She enjoys baking, cooking cuisine from around the world, caring for the veggies in her organic garden, backpacking, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, white water rafting, cycling, strength training, frisbee golfing, and literature!