Best Orthopedic Urgent Cares

EmergeOrtho—Blue Ridge is pleased to announce that we have been awarded Best Urgent Care by Asheville Media Group in 2023!

We offer orthopedic urgent care in Asheville and at several other Blue Ridge locations. Our urgent care clinics provide immediate care for urgent issues that don’t require a trip to the ER.

We have orthopedic urgent care clinics at these Blue Ridge locations:

  • Asheville
  • South Asheville
  • Brevard
  • Hendersonville
  • Waynesville
  • Weaverville

Come see us with your sprains, strains, minor fractures, and acute pains. Walk in or request an appointment or reserve your spot today.

Locations in Blue Ridge Region

Since 1987, EmergeOrtho-Blue Ridge orthopedic clinics have been Western North Carolina’s premium providers of specialized treatments for a wide range of bone, joint, and muscle injuries and conditions. All of our 8 convenient locations provide personalized preventative, diagnostic, and therapeutic orthopedic care for adults and children. Six of our sites also feature orthopedic urgent care facilities available on a walk-in basis

At our Blue Ridge orthopedic clinics, we have the highest number of fellowship-trained surgeons in the region. All of our doctors are board-certified or board-eligible, meaning that each of our specialists is extensively trained in a specific area of orthopedics and devoted to the highest possible standard of advanced assessments and treatments.

As part of our dedication to providing comprehensive care, our orthopedic clinics also offer additional on-site services for your convenience, including digital X-rays, durable medical equipment (DME), electromyography (EMG), hand therapy, orthopedic urgent care, physical therapy, MRI service, CT service, Injection services, PRP, bone marrow aspirate, epidural steroid injections, facet joint injections, and workers’ compensation services.

Specialties & Services in Blue Ridge Region

Each of our Blue Ridge Region orthopedic clinics has the expertise, experience, and state-of-the-art technologies to deliver the highest standard of orthopedic care, specialized to meet your individual needs.

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Sprain vs Strain: Which is Worse? What is the Difference?

Sprain vs Strain: Which is Worse? What is the Difference?

Blue Ridge Region

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Mako Knee Replacement: How It Works, Why It Is Preferred, and Who Qualifies?

Mako Knee Replacement: How It Works, Why It Is Preferred, and Who Qualifies?

Blue Ridge Region

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Pain in Elbow When Straightening Arm? 7 Possible Causes

Pain in Elbow When Straightening Arm? 7 Possible Causes

Blue Ridge Region

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No one enjoys having surgery. I was so impressed with EmergeOrtho and Dr. Brooks and staff. EmergeOrtho Blue Ridge Region is very professional and compassionate which makes the experience less dreadful. Thanks for all you do for our medical needs. We are fortunate to have this excellent facility.

China P


Excellent care, concern for recovery and PT. I'll recommend EmergeOrtho Blue Ridge Region and Dr. Garbarino.

Barbara P


A New Level Of Orthopedic Care Has Emerged

As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and hand therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.