Full Motion Living

When pain, arthritis, or injury limit your lifestyle, our total focus is restoring your Full Motion Living.

We are Western North Carolina's leading center for orthopaedic surgery and musculoskeletal care, and we make your Full Motion Living possible by providing a comprehensive team of professionals whose sole motivation is to return you to the activities you enjoy in life.


Dr. Hedrick is a Board of Directors member of Scalpel At The Cross

 |  News & Announcements

Dr. Hedrick has recently become a member of the Board of Directors of Scalpel At The Cross, a Christian orthopedic medical mission to the Peruvian Amazon.  For more information...


 |  News & Announcements

August 1, 2016 To our patients: On August 1, 2016, Blue Ridge Bone & Joint became part of an alliance that includes three other independent orthopedic physician groups across North Carolina which share our...


What is Dry Needling?

 |  Physical Therapy

Through the years, many of us have developed poor habits in regard to posture and body mechanics with resultant abnormal movement patterns. Others have developed abnormal movement patterns from injury, disease, or surgery. From these aberrant patterns, muscles tighten up and movement becomes painful. The muscle even becomes tender to...

9 Tips for Safe Running

 |  Sports Injuries

Running is a sport and a great way to exercise. However estimates are that up to 8,000 people per year had injuries caused by exercise and running requiring emergency room treatment in the United States. There are some precautions runners can take that can make their running experiences safe and healthy. ...