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Julie Lange, ATC joins Orthopaedic Associates in Hibbing

August 1, 2018

Hibbing, MN (8-1-18) – Orthopaedic Associates of Hibbing, P.A. is pleased to announce that Julie Lange has joined the practice as a Certified Athletic Trainer in Hibbing, MN. 

Starting August 1, Lange will provide athletic training services to all athletic teams at both Hibbing Community College and Hibbing High School. 

A graduate of Minnesota State University in Mankato, Minnesota, Lange received a bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training. She also obtained a master’s degree in Athletic Training at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.  

Lange has been assisting the Hibbing communities at Hibbing Community College and Hibbing High School for over 27 years. Lange is a certified ImPact™ Trained Athletic Trainer and has an extensive background in concussion assessments and testing.

Melissa “Gus” Kriske will also be joining Orthopaedic Associates, as a part time staff member starting August 1. Kriske is a graduate of University of Wisconsin in Superior, WI with a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a strong emphasis in Athletic Training. In 2007, Kriske then received her Bachelor of Arts in Nursing from St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota. She will be working part-time to fill in for Julie as needed.  In addition to working for Orthopaedic Associates, she is a full time hospice nurse.

Serving the region since 1969, Orthopaedic Associates offers a complete range of diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitation services with ten surgeons and a team of professionally trained staff. For more information, call 218-263-3880, or visit Orthopaedic Associates of Hibbing, P.A. is located at 3429 East Beltline in Hibbing, MN. The primary office is located at 1000 East First Street, Suite 404 in Duluth, MN with a second therapy office at 4310 Menard Drive, Suite 400, in Hermantown.