Dr. Chris Wight — Chiropractic Care
Dr. Wight is a homegrown local boy who always wanted a career in medicine. He proudly graduated as an Idaho Falls Tiger, and then went on to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology from Brigham Young University. He completed his doctorate at Northwestern Health Sciences University in Minnesota, where he. graduated Magna Cum Laude from the chiropractic program. He has extra credentialing in extremities adjusting. Wanting to give back to the community that gave him so much as a boy, Dr. Wight brought his family home to Idaho Falls and started his chiropractic career.
He is the founder and CEO of Legacy Health and enjoys bringing people the power of healing touch, medicine, and movement every day. His guilty pleasures are Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, telling “dad” jokes, and listening to sports radio. An outdoor enthusiast, Dr. Wight is equally happy to be in a saddle in the wilderness with friends, or doing “cookies” with his kids in his boat on the river. He plays backup guitar for a singing group called the “Great Wights” behind his incognito Clark Kent glasses. He and his wife Erin are the parents of 5 amazing children.
Dr. Miranda Holwege — Chiropractic Care
Dr. Holwege is a transplant from Sandy, UT. After graduating from Alta High School, her studies took her to Southern Utah University, where she earned an Associate’s Degree in Chemistry. She then headed north to Portland, Oregon where she met her husband and finished her Human Sciences degree at the University of Western States.
An internship in Blackfoot, Idaho followed, after which she joined the Legacy Health team. Dr. Holwege’s in-house specialties are personal injury assessments, treating expecting mothers and new babies, and nutrition/dietary supplement education.
She is a great listener, which serves her patients well as she takes the extra time to understand and meet their challenging and often complex needs. Dr. Holwege loves hiking, photography, traveling (especially on cruises), and spending time in her backyard. Her guilty pleasure is “Pitch Perfect” and “Harry Potter” movies.
Ryan McGraw — Chiropractic Assistant
Part 2 of our CA team, Ryan is also studying exercise physiology at BYU-Idaho, with plans to attend chiropractic school after graduation. He graduated from high school in Bonney Lake, WA with both his diploma and and associate’s degree.
His first job was as a lifeguard/swim instructor. His interests include cycling, gardening, woodworking, and glass engraving. His dream vacation spot is in the Azores Islands of Portugal, where he spent two years as a missionary for his church. If Ryan could be any animated character, he would be “Jerry” in the “Tom and Jerry” cartoons.
Jote Wight — Physical Therapist
From a young age, Jote has has a passion for people and health care. His training in physical therapy began at age 17 when he worked as a therapy tech during his years at Skyline High School. Jote spent two years in Venezuela where he learned to speak Spanish and attended the International School Bella Vista. He continued his education at BYU-Idaho, receiving a Business Management degree and completing the Pre-Physical Therapy Program. He went on to earn his doctorate in Physical Therapy at Idaho State University.
Jote specializes in outpatient care concerning pain, injury, surgery recovery, weakness, fatigue, and muscular imbalances. He also provides home health care to those in need from ages 0-100. Jote and his wife Kira are parents to 3 exceptional children who enjoy spending time with their dad above all else. They think his superpowers are his patience and his coaching skills. His PT patients agree!
Off the court, Jote and his family love to be outdoors running, hiking, or biking. He has raced in several triathlons, marathons, and a half iron man. His ideal dinner partner is Kira, and they would be eating spicy pork morenitas tacos as a last meal. If Jote could be a cartoon character, he and Ryan would be duking it out for the rights to be “Jerry”. If you’re wanting to increase your abilities and feel better, or recover from an injury, come see Jote at InMotion Physical Therapy where you are sure to have a positive experience and outcome.
Tristan King — Physical Therapist
Tristan grew up in East Idaho, the very middle of a set of 7 brothers. He served a two-year mission for his church in Russia and earned his Physical Therapy Doctorate from Idaho State University. He is IASTM certified and loves to help patients recover their strength, function, and mobility either in outpatient care or in home health settings.
His gently and friendly disposition helps his patients feel supported, encouraged, and empowered to get back to doing things they love. Tristan’s ideal dinner partner is his wife, and he would love to have a. dinner party with Leo Tolstoy. The Kings recently welcomed their first baby into their home. Tristan’s hidden talent is that he can juggle!
Monica Fowers — Physical Therapist
Monica is native to East Idaho. She graduated from Firth High School and from then, Idaho State University in 1998 with an Associates of Applied Science degree from the Physical Therapist Assistant Program. Monica has over 20 years of experience with half spent in the field of outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation and the other half in home health care.
Monica has 3 girls and 1 step son and loves to travel with her family, especially to places near the ocean where she loves to scuba dive. In her spare time, Monica loves to play tennis with her husband and her friends, and has most recently started hiking, which allows her to enjoy all of the beauty Idaho has to offer.
Lacie Caspers — Massage Therapist
Lacie has a gift for connecting with her patients through the power of healing touch. She graduated from the College of Massage Therapy at Bingham Memorial Hospital and has been with Legacy Health for two years. She also earned her Esthetician Certification from Austin Kade Academy.
Lacie feels her superpower is her ability to sense a patient’s physical and emotional needs and then relieve their stress and pain through an individually tailored massage. She excels in muscle and energy work, using a variety of techniques and tools such as essential oils and cupping.
Lacie loves Italian food, old houses, animals, video games, and nature. She dreams of exploring Japan with a friend and would love to have dinner with Tim Burton.
Ryan Inskeep — Massage Therapist
Ryan has been on the Legacy Health massage therapy team for many years. He takes fantastic care of his patients through his easy-going demeanor and his ability to sense and target a patient’s specific trouble zones for maximum relief and healing.
He is a stay-at-home dad to his two boys, and loves hanging out on the river with his wife. He loves to work with his hands and can often be found haunting thrift stores in search of a bargain “project” that he can restore or remodel. His winters are spent on the slopes at Kelly Canyon and most years he has a “season pass” to the East Idaho State Fair so he can enjoy all the culinary delights offered there.
Joanie Griffin — Massage Therapist
Joanie is a licensed massage therapist, who joined the Legacy Health team in November of 2019. She began her career as a student at the Myotherapy Institute Research Center in 1996, and completed the national certification for therapeutic massage and bodywork in June of 1998. She has taken classes in spinal touch, sports massage, positional release, Tuina acupressure, reflexology, and cranio-sacral therapy. She graduated from BYU-Idaho in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in health science.
She enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters. In her free time she likes to garden, read, and sew, and play with her fur babies, or hang out with her husband and two daughters.
Cassie Hansen — Office Manager
Cassie left her home in Southern California in 2013 with her husband and daughter so they could be closer to family living in Idaho Falls. She has an Associate’s Degree from Copper Mountain Community College in Mathematics and Health Sciences. Her career path has been mostly in health-care related fields. She worked for a time as a school aide helping autistic children, and she was a case management worker for developmentally disabled adults.
Cassie is a “foodie”, spending evenings with friends trying out different restaurants in town. Her favorite Disney character is Winnie The Pooh, because of his easy-going attitude. Her favorite is hazelnut, and she is half of a set of twins.
Krista Leavitt — Patient Educator
Krista has been with Legacy Health for 10 years — first as a receptionist, and over the years has been involved in nearly every aspect of patient care. Krista’s gift is the ability to make patients feel welcome, understood, respected, and hopeful as she educates them about what their bodies need and how our doctors can help.
A graduate of Pocatello High School, Krista has worked in the banking and construction industries and loves to spend time with her two amazing kids outdoors hiking, waterskiing, and snow skiing. She is passionate about baseball and hockey, and having spent her early childhood in California, her loyalty is to the Angels and the Ducks. In her youth, Krista worked for a time at Disneyland as Dopey, one of the Seven Dwarves. Ask her to “autograph” something for you!
KaeLeigh Thomson — Idaho Workcare
KaeLeigh is the Clinical Services Director for the Idaho Workcare portion of Legacy Health. She coordinates drug testing, DOT physicals, and physical agilities testing and reporting. Companies throughout Idaho and across the country rely on KaeLeigh’s attention to detail and her excellent organizational skills to keep them rolling.
Previously, KaeLeigh graduated from Austin Kade Academy and still loves to cut her boys’ hair. She and her husband Trace are parents of 4 children. She loves turquoise jewelry, frozen Pop-Tarts, and collecting crystals and rocks.