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Handling workers’ compensation claims can be challenging, but Orthopaedic Associates of St. Augustine’s dedicated team helps organizations and their employees through the process. We will manage and treat work-related injuries covered under workers’ compensation, while maintaining open lines of communication with all parties involved, including patients, employers, insurance providers, claims adjusters, and attorneys. In addition to boasting a team of board-certified and fellowship-trained physicians and surgeons, we employ a renowned rehabilitation team of physical and occupational therapists to help patients recover from their injury and get back to work.Read more
Did you know that we have m ore than 300 bones and joints in our bodies? If one of them isn't functioning properly, you could be in for a world of pain and discomfort. An orthopaedic physician specializes in the entire musculoskeletal system and utilizes both surgical and non-surgical processes to treat patients.Read The Full Article
Albert Volk, MD, one of the founding partners of Orthopaedic Associates of St. Augustine, is a fellowship-trained knee and shoulder reconstructive and sports medicine surgeon. He has two board certifications with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, one in Orthopaedic Surgery and the other in Sports Medicine. Dr. Volk has been at the forefront of shoulder surgery, reducing the invasiveness of the procedure and limiting the recovery time post-op. He has extensive experience in treating conditions of the shoulder, mostly through arthroscopic procedures, and was previously the Chief Medical Advisor for the Professional Women’s Tennis Association.
The safety and well-being of our patients and community members are our highest priority. OASA continues to actively monitor the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in our communities.Continue Reading
The game of golf may seem like a leisurely weekend activity, but it is a real sport with real injury potential for its players, both young and old. While golf is generally a low impact sport, repeated motion of the swing and poor setup and posture can lead to a laundry list of injuries. However, […]Continue Reading
From rolled ligaments to fractured bones, ankle injuries are a painful inconvenience that can affect your mobility for at least a few weeks, depending on the severity of your injury. However, because of the initial pain associated with ankle injuries, it can be difficult to tell whether it is sprained or broken. One injury demands […]Continue Reading
The sacroiliac (SI) joint connects the pelvis to the lower part of the spine above the tailbone. As you move, this joint helps transfer the weight between the legs and the torso. Too much movement can cause pain due to overworking the area. At the same time, too little movement can cause joint pain due […]Continue Reading
Named after surgeon Edward Hallaran Bennett, Bennett’s fracture is a break and dislocation of the lower part of the first metacarpal bone, which is at the base of the thumb just above the wrist. There are multiple causes, symptoms, and complications of a Bennett’s Fracture, as well as several methods of treatment depending on its […]Continue Reading