Foothills Region

At EmergeOrtho: Foothills Region, we have the highest number of fellowship-trained surgeons in the region, and all of our doctors are board-certified or board-eligible, meaning that each of our specialists is devoted to the the highest possible standard of advanced orthopedic assessments and treatments.

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Locations in Foothills Region

EmergeOrtho-Foothills has eight Orthopedic offices supported by Physical Therapy facilities located in five counties around the Foothills Region. We also have four Orthopedic Urgent Care clinics along with other ancillary services such as Pain Management and Mobile MRI.

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QUICKCARE is now AccessOrtho!

Foothills Region

Carolina Orthopedic Specialists, now EmergeOrtho, has updated its QUICK CARE service! AccessOrtho, operated by EmergeOrtho, the region’s most comprehensive center for orthopedic care, is a walk-in medical service for patients of all ages with conditions that need to be diagnosed right away. Call Today! 828-459-OUCH (6824) No Appointment Necessary When you need urgent orthopedic care,...

EmergeOrtho welcomes Sarah Bone, PA-C

Foothills Region

Sarah Bone is a national board certified Physician Assistant. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Chemistry and Exercise Science from Albion College in Albion, Michigan. She became a certified Athletic Trainer in 2002. Sarah then earned her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant studies at Western Michigan University in 2004. Prior to joining EmergeOrtho, she...

EmergeOrtho welcomes Dr. Houdek

Foothills Region

Dr. Christopher G. Houdek, DO is a fellowship trained board certified Orthopedic surgeon joining EmergeOrtho in Catawba County. He attended the University of Michigan where he graduated with a degree in Cell and Molecular Biology. He was awarded his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. He completed his residency...

They treat you with respect take the time to understand what your needs are and work toward that gold of fixing the problem. Very professional in everything they do I love going there for treatment can't say that about many healthcare systems. I recommend EmergeOrtho to everyone I see.

Ronnie W


EmergeOrtho is full of wonderful doctors! They make sure they go over every little thing and explain stuff so that you understand. I have 4 different doctors here and have been pleased with them all.

Michelle M


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 occupational therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.

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