Kelsie Kracke (formerly Kelsie Gartner) is the Boise Spine Center’s first certified athletic trainer. Kelsie was born and raised in Idaho. She attended Lewis Clark State College for her undergrad and California Baptist University for her Master’s in Athletic Training. From 2014 to 2018, she worked at Clarkston High School in Clarkston, WA as their athletic trainer before relocating to Boise with her husband David and their son Boston.
Due to her education in athletic training, Kelsie takes a unique approach to her patient care. She utilizes functional movement assessments to help identify areas of dysfunction contributing to pain. She is certified in Gavilan instrument soft-tissue mobilization and is a certified Performance Enhancement Specialist. Additionally she has received training on a multitude of hands-on manual therapies including Mulligan concept, postural release technique and more. She is an expert with taping techniques, rehab and recovery of athletic injuries, and loves working with athletes of all levels and ages.
Kelsie also works as the assistant athletic trainer at Meridian High School. In her spare time, she enjoys playing volleyball, basketball and softball, being outdoors hiking and climbing, and spending time with her family.