Our Asheville, NC Sports Medicine Practice
Asheville Regenerative Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is dedicated to treating and preventing pain in the knees, shoulders, hips, elbows, and more for everyone, from athletes to seniors. Our incredibly talented staff is determined to help our patients feel comfortable again by creating custom treatment plans designed to target their specific ailments. We offer a variety of treatment and testing, including musculoskeletal ultrasound, EMG/nerve testing, medication, therapy and bracing prescriptions, Regenexx procedures, and a variety of injections. A pain-free lifestyle can be within reach when you visit our practice in Asheville, NC.
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Dr. Lehman, MD, ABPMR
Your care is always in the best of hands with Dr. Christie Lehman. She is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, making her one of the premier nonsurgical orthopedic minds in all of North Carolina. Additionally, she is a member of the Interventional Orthobiologics Foundation, as well as the Orthobiologics Ethics Consortium. Her vast expertise in sports medicine and pain management helps her to precisely diagnose your pain and create a personalized treatment plan to quickly and effectively restore your body to optimal health.
"I came to Dr. Lehman after enduring years of pain in my hips, especially my right hip. Previous corticosteroid injections, which would help for a few months, had ceased to be effective. Driving, standing, walking - everything had become very painful. Dr. Lehman’s exam revealed several sizable tears in the tendons of both hips. I received the regenerative platelet injections in each hip, directly into the tendon tears, to produce new cell growth to fill in the painful gaps/tears. At that time, my regular pain on a scale of 1 to 10 was: 4 or 5 in my left hip; 8 to 10 in my right hip. Today, after my 12 week checkup, I can honestly say that my left hip pain is usually nonexistent or, at most, a 1, and my right hip pain is no higher than a 2, maybe 3 after driving a long distance. That is like a 75 to 80% improvement for me, and we expect it to continue to improve. I am so grateful to Dr. Lehman and her team for helping me get past the pain and all the associated stress!"
"Three months ago, Dr. Lehman did a stem cell treatment on my knee for a torn meniscus and arthritis. She and her staff provided a thorough explanation of what was involved in the procedure and what to expect in the days after. I am now 80% pain free and able to walk several miles and up and downstairs without discomfort. I highly recommend this practice."
"I came to Dr. Lehman after being told by several orthopedic surgeons that I needed a total knee replacement for advanced osteoarthritis. She treated me with stem cell & plasma rich platelet injections harvested from my own body. My knee was significantly improved afterwards and I can walk without my old limp!"
"I am extremely satisfied with my experiences with Dr. Lehman. I've had two procedures done and everything was handled professionally. She is an excellent communicator, and answered any questions I've had. Her bedside manner during the procedures is excellent as well. I've given her name to more than one friend, and highly recommend her to anyone who has joint/muscle issues that may benefit from her expertise."
"Dr. Lehman was excellent. I couldn't raise my arm above my head to wash my own hair. Now I'm swimming and living my life. It was wonderful"
When it comes to orthobiologics, there is no greater authority in Asheville, NC than Asheville Regenerative Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. Read our blog and our verified reviews to learn more about all of the ways we've been able to help our patients rid themselves of chronic and acute pain.