Category Archives: Chaska

Chris Blanco, LAT

Southwest Christian High School – Head Athletic Trainer

  •  Education
    • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, University of Central Florida
    • Masters of Science in Athletic Training, Minnesota State Mankato
  • Certifications
    • TPI Level 1 Certified
  • Memberships
    • NATA
    • BOC
  • Hobbies
    • I love to play Volleyball and Golf. Golf allows me to enjoy nature. When I am playing well, it is very relaxing….

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Megan Lieblong, MS, LAT, ATC

Specialties:

  • Sports Medicine
  • Injury Prevention
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Shoulder Injuries

Education:

  • Masters of Science, Sports Medicine (University of Utah)
  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, Emphasis: Athletic Training (University of Florida)

Additional Certifications:

  • Graston Technique M1 Provider

Memberships:

  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association

Hobbies:

  • Any activity outside, reading, spending time with friends and family, and walking my dog, Lucy!

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Ashley Fedie, DPT, CSCS

Specialties:
Orthopedic Injuries
Post-surgical rehabilitation
Pelvic health
Pregnancy/Postpartum care
Running Injuries

Education:
Doctorate in Physical Therapy, University of North Dakota

Certifications:
Cert. Dry Needling

Certified Sports and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

Memberships:
National Strength and Conditioning Association

Hobbies:
Wake boarding, hiking, rollerblading, playing the piano, strength training, paddle boarding, spending time with family and friends.

 

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Dave Erlandson, DPT

Special interests:

  • Hip, knee, and ankle injuries
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Running injuries
  • Neck/Back Pain
  • General Sports and Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Education:

  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy, University of Minnesota
  • BA, Biology, Gustavus Adolphus College

Memberships:

  • American Physical Therapy Association

Hobbies:

  • Track and Field, Basketball, Fishing, Hiking, Spending time with family and friends

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Dana Birkholz, DPT, Clinic Director

“Dana was great, professional, yet caring and empathetic–truly concerned for my well-being.”

Clinic Director, Chaska

Special Interests:

  • General Orthopedics
  • Neck/Back Pain
  • Post Concussion Rehabilitation
  • Vertigo
  • Pre/Post Partum Physical Therapy
  • Running injuries

Education:

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Minnesota
  • BS Kinesiology, University of Minnesota

Memberships:

  • American Physical Therapy Association

Hobbies:

  • Exercising including running, outdoor activities, time with family and friends

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