Megan Munsell, PT

Megan was born and raised in San Diego, California where she played soccer and attended San Diego State University. She moved to New Mexico to attend the the University of New Mexico’s physical therapy program.  She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Physical Therapy in 1990. Megan has worked primarily in the outpatient setting but also in inpatient, an arthritis clinic, and home healthcare. Tearing her ACL skiing in 1992, she has firsthand knowledge of what it means to need physical therapy and how tough injuries and pain are on one’s mental wellbeing. Megan relates deeply to every person she treats and is here to help with education and encouragement. Megan loves spending time with her boyfriend, her daughter, and enjoys camping, hiking, and horseback riding.

Wanli Lei, DPT OCS and GCS

Wanli is from a remote village in southwestern China. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in animal science, a Master’s Degree in veterinary microbiology and immunology, and a Ph.D. in molecular genetics. After twelve years of basic research in the USA, he decided to change his career and earned his Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy in 2015. Wanli enjoys hiking and learning. He is fully prepared to incorporate the best available evidences into his clinical practice to help others.

Kevin Petersen, Physical Therapist Assistant

Kevin was born and raised in Wisconsin and moved to New Mexico in 2005.  Kevin met Phil through the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society “Team N Training” program, where they both volunteered to assist people training for marathons and triathlons while raising money for the cause. Kevin started at Peak Motion Physical Therapy as a tech.  He began classes towards his Physical Therapy Assistant degree in April of 2010 at Pima Medical Institute and graduated in December of 2011. He is now part of our full time staff as a licensed PTA. Kevin enjoys hiking and yoga to relax, and of course, rooting for the amazing Green Bay Packers!

Christopher Zender, Physical Therapist Assistant

Chris comes to Peak Motion due to a personal experience in physical therapy having had an ACL graft in his right knee in the summer of 2010. After three months of therapy, Chris regained normal function in his right knee and is able to do all the athletics he was able to do before the injury. Chris is a 2013 graduate from Carrington College with a Physical Therapy Assistant degree. Chris works with a majority of our pediatric patients and has experience working with patients from age three to teenagers, orthopedic patients, and neurological patients. Chris is very motivated and passionate about therapy and helping patients return to their normal functional levels.

Molly Hildreth, Physical Therapist Assistant

Molly grew up in California, moving to Albuquerque in 1996 to become part of the holistic healing community. Molly practiced manual therapy and many different bodywork therapies and worked in a pain clinic for a number of years, before returning to school to become a Physical Therapist Assistant. Several years ago Molly graduated from Pima Medical Institute and began working as a licensed PTA. She enjoys volunteering at numerous local events, including Kutz for Kidz, Balance & Fall Risk screenings at the state fair, and the New Mexico Special Olympics.

Jason Hajny, Physical Therapist Assistant

Jason began working at Peak Motion as a Physical Therapist Assistant after graduating from Pima Medical Institute in 2021. He was drawn to physical therapy after sports injuries required him to undergo physical therapy himself. He now looks forward to helping others during their rehabilitation from injury.  Jason enjoys working out, surfing, and playing hockey. 

Kelsey Apodaca, Physical Therapist Assistant

Kelsey is a New Mexico native who has a passion for helping others. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from the University of New Mexico and graduated from Pima Medical Institute in 2020 with her Physical Therapy Assistant degree. Kelsey believes in providing prescriptive quality care to each patient while helping them achieve their therapy goals. On weekends you’ll find her competing in beach volleyball tournaments or hiking in a nearby mountain.

 

Marc Monclova, Physical Therapist Assistant

Marc is a native New Mexican who strives to help patients reach their short and long term goals.  He earned his Bachelor’s Degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant and has been a PTA since 2009.  In addition to his formal education, he is also a certified Kinesio Tape Practitioner.  Prior to Peak Motion, Marc was the primary college instructor for the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Pima Medical Institute for eight years.  In his free time, Marc enjoys the outdoors, exercise, and snowboarding.

 

Kayla Martinez, Physical Therapist Assistant

Kayla is passionate about fitness and helping others. She graduated from CNM with her Physical Therapist Assistant Degree in December of 2021. After breaking her ankle snowboarding, Kayla became familiar with the Physical Therapy process and what it takes to help patients achieve their goals. In her free time, Kayla enjoys exercising, snowboarding and the outdoors.”

 

Juliana Gonzalez, Physical Therapist Technician

Juliana is a native New Mexican. She has been working in the medical and dental fields for the past nine years. She loves working with patients and is trilingual. She enjoys traveling, hiking and doing anything adventurous. Her faith, family and friends are very important to her. She is excited to be a part of Peak Motion.