Meet our Doctors
Dr. Michael Cuthbertson
Dr. Michael Cuthbertson earned his Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Health Science Studies from Boise State University and his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from Idaho State University, where he received the Clinical Achievement Award for distinguished professional abilities during clinical rotations.
A member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Dr. Cuthbertson enjoys helping patients of all ages with varying conditions from balance impairments to athletic injuries. He believes that the combination of patient education, exercise, and hands-on treatments empowers patients to maintain active lifestyles.
Dr. Cuthbertson was raised in Scottsboro, Alabama, where he became the state’s first five-time 5A state wrestling champion, in addition to attaining All-American and Academic All-American honors. He was a scholarship athlete and Division I wrestler at Boise State University and has trained with world-class coaches and athletes at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO.
Dr. Cuthbertson is married to Marion (Smith), an Idaho Falls native who graduated from Skyline High School. He enjoys the outdoors, playing sports, and spending time with his wife and two daughters.
Dr. Jeremy Jones
Dr. Jeremy Jones grew up in Jackson Wyoming. He earned his bachelor’s degree at Brigham Young University and a Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Creighton University. After graduation, Jeremy completed an advanced study of manual therapy at the Kaiser Permanente Residency Program in San Jose California. In 2002, he moved to Southeastern Idaho and accepted a position as Director of Rocky Mountain Physical Therapy where he worked for the next 9 years. In 2011, Dr. Jones fulfilled his goal of starting Southeastern Idaho’s first physical therapy clinic with a true manual philosophy, Manual Solutions Physical Therapy.
Dr. Jones has played a large role in expanding the influence of Manual Therapy in Southeast Idaho. In 2008, Dr. Jones became the first therapist from the state of Idaho to receive the prestigious designation of Certified Functional Manual Therapist through the Institute of Physical Art. He has since become an instructor for the Institute of Physical Art Residency Program, an adjunct faculty at Idaho State University and a lab assistant for continuing education for both IMTS and the Institute of Physical Art.
Dr. Jones enjoys spending time with his wife Annette and four children Aleah, Jeron, Ryiah and Sharae. His hobbies include snowmobiling, hiking, gardening and steelhead fishing.
Dr. John Stavast
Dr. John Stavast grew up here in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He graduated from Skyline High School. After high school he attended college at BYU-Idaho, but took a 2 year break to serve an LDS mission in Ireland. After returning from Ireland he returned to BYU-Idaho and graduated with a bachelor’s in Exercise Science. He later earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Idaho State University. John is currently in the process of completing a residency program in manual therapy through the Institute of Physical Art.
He has special interest in weight management and strength and conditioning. John is married to his wonderful wife Samantha. John’s hobbies include basketball, snowboarding, weight lifting and software programming.