Born and raised in Oklahoma, Amy Cheatwood-Johnston is a mountain inhabitant, residing in both Idaho and Colorado. Amy received a degree in exercise science; emphasis kinesiology, has attended chiropractic school, nursing school, then on to obtain her nurse practitioner degree. Nursing, holistic treatments and how the body works are what Amy is enthusiastic about. The fact that she is able to treat and educate patients is a fact that she greatly values. Amy thoroughly enjoys working with patients of all ages and especially enjoys working in orthopedics; working with the body, bones and joints. Along with her husband and two small children, Amy enjoys fishing, horseback riding and hiking in the mountains. She and her family are looking forward to the winter activities to come, such snowboarding and skiing. Amy feels very happy and at home in this community-based rural area. She is thrilled to provide services as a Nurse Practitioner to San Luis Valley Health in the Monte Vista Community Clinic.