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Superior care for your joints, bones and muscles at Ballad Health

Orthopedic Conditions


Ballad Health offers a wide range of orthopedic services designed to help you get moving again.

Our orthopedic specialists are dedicated to providing high-quality, well-rounded care – from prevention and testing to treatment and rehabilitation.

Whether you're dealing with a hip fracture, sports-related injury or joint replacement, Ballad Health is here to get you the personalized care you need to get you back on track.

Experienced orthopedic specialists

Our team's approach ensures you can return to your lifestyle as quickly as possible.

You can rest assured that your care team has the experience, skills and knowledge to help you get the best results from treatment, physical therapy or surgery.

Areas of Care

Conditions We Treat

  • Arthritis
  • Achilles tendinitis
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears
  • Back and neck pain
  • Broken bones or fractures
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Concussions
  • Elbow pain
  • Foot and ankle pain
  • Hip problems
  • Knee pain
  • Meniscus tear
  • Medial collateral ligament (MCL) tears
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Runner's knee
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder pain
  • Sprains and strains
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis elbow

What to expect

Orthopedic surgery and treatment at Ballad Health

Ballad Health's team of orthopedic doctors and surgeons is committed to get you the advanced care you need based on your condition and lifestyle.

Hand and arm specialists

Find expert care for your fingers, wrists, elbows and shoulders from certified hand therapists at our hand clinics throughout the Appalachian Highlands, as well as our outpatient rehabilitation centers.

We have specialized hand therapy centers in both Bristol Regional Medical Center and Holston Valley Medical Center.

Johnson Memorial Hospital in Abingdon has a fellowship-trained hand surgeon on staff for specialized hand procedures.

  • Guided exercises that help you move more easily and comfortably after an injury or surgery
  • Custom splint fittings, including dynamic splints that let an injured joint safely move as it heals
  • Resources about injury prevention, preparation for surgery and post-surgery recovery

Advanced surgical technology

Ballad Health is utilizing leading robotics technology for surgical procedures to give you faster recovery times, minimal scarring and shorter hospital stays.

If you're scheduling a knee replacement, your doctor may recommend robotic-assisted surgery using a robotic arm system. This service offers more presicion during yoru procedure and less pain associated with surgery.

Many of these robotic-assisted procedures are same-day surgeries, so you can get back to your regular life quicker with an easier recovery. At Ballad Health, you can get a total knee replacement and be home in the same day!

Learn more about robotic-assisted surgery.

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Learn more

To find out more about Ballad Health’s orthopedic services, you can call:

  • Bristol Regional orthopedic services – Emily Nutter, (423) 844-4308
  • Holston Valley orthopedic services – Jamie Moore, (423) 224-5559
  • Johnson City Medical Center orthopedic services – Misty Jenkins, (423) 431-6937
  • Johnston Memorial orthopedic services – Rebecca Smith, (276) 258-3453
  • Laughlin / Greeneville Orthopedic Clinic – Ann Neal, (423) 431-2376
  • Smyth County Community orthopedic services – Nicole Reasor, (276) 378-2063
  • Sycamore Shoals orthopedic services – Lisa Hayes, (423) 542-1394

If the hospital closest to you isn’t listed above, please call (423) 431-6937 for more information.

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