Armada Physical Therapy – Menaul
Monday to Friday 7:30am to 6:00pm
- Fall Prevention Programs
- Manual Physical Therapy
- Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
- Pediatric Orthopedic PT
- Spine Rehabilitation
- Sports Medicine
- Trigger Point Dry Needling
- Work Injury Rehabilitation
K. Violet Gonzagowski, DPT, Clinic Director
Violet earned the professional designation of Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic physical therapy from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of New Mexico.
Her practice relies heavily on manual therapy techniques including dry needling, spinal manipulation, cupping, and IASTM. Violet has completed continuing education to treat vestibular disorders, runners, and a variety of orthopedic conditions. She is particularly interested in treating foot, ankle, and upper extremity cases.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, three-legged dog, practicing yoga, playing golf, and traveling whenever possible.
Tracy Mechenbier, DPT
Tracy has practiced primarily in the outpatient orthopedic setting and has also continued to work in the inpatient neurological rehab setting, on a PRN basis to keep up her skills. She obtained her B.S. in Exercise Science from the University of New Mexico before attaining her Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from UNM in 2015. Tracy’s strengths are in constructing creative exercise programs relevant to patient’s lifestyles, as well as performing manual therapy techniques. She currently utilizes dry needling for pain reduction and to address ROM limitations. Prior to working as a physical therapist, Tracy was a personal trainer and soccer coach. She played competitive soccer throughout her youth and into college. Currently she spends her free time staying active with her husband and four young children.