Hip & Knee

Patients with hip and knee issues experience severe and debilitating pain. On the other hand, patients can also expect a high rate of success with treatment. And new procedures – like minimally-invasive surgery and computer-aided navigation – show even greater promise and improved recovery times. Success is also contingent on a physician whose experience ensures these new techniques are applied effectively. You can be confident Blue Ridge Bone & Joint’s hip and knee specialists are not only current on the latest advancements, but come with the highest volume of surgical experience in the region.


BRBJ Important Notice

Hydrocodone-Combination Medications



Because of new Federal Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, Blue Ridge Bone and Joint (BRBJ) staff and physicians will no longer be allowed to phone in hydrocodone-combination medications. While not a complete list, the more familiar medications included in the new FDA changes are:

  • Hydrocodone - any combination
  • Norco
  • Vicodin

Pharmacists will no longer be permitted to contact physicians for refills for these medications. Patients will be required to present a prescription to the pharmacist for these medications.

Patients must request these prescription refills from BRBJ before 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (excludes holidays). BRBJ staff will require a signature from whoever is picking up the prescription.