Brenda McKenzie, M.P.T., is a physical therapist at Hall Health Center on the UW Campus and a UW instructor of Physical Therapy.
McKenzie's emphasis in her practice is to listen and work on the individual's needs and abilities. She strives to help her patients correct muscle imbalances and movement patterns so they can return to their work, school and recreational activities.
McKenzie earned her M.P.T. from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She completed her certification of manual therapy program through the Ola Grimsby Association. She has studied with the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual therapy, the URSA Foundation, and Brian Mulligan Mobilizations for the upper extremity. She participated in a four-year soccer study with Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center.
McKenzie leads a full life at home sharing her time with her husband and two children. When not helping with her children's sporting activities, Brenda is busy running and biking (with and without kids in tow), swimming, training for triathlons, weightlifting to prevent injury, trail running, playing in the snow and traveling. She competed in and finished her first full IronMan triathlon Summer 2012. She enjoys working with other runners/triathletes on running form and mechanics for treatment/prevention of training injuries.