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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
Foot and ankle injuries are some of the most common types of injuries to befall adults. In fact, millions of Americans address potential foot and ankle injuries with their doctors each year, from fractures to sprains and everything in between. However, it can sometimes be difficult to know whether or not the pain you feel […]Continue Reading
A strong core is crucial to everyday life. Core strength helps protect your back, relieve pain, and improve your balance and posture. If you’re looking for ways to stabilize your core, consider the following exercises. Top Exercises for Core Strengthening and Stabilizing Forearm Planks Planks help build your core as well as your shoulders and […]Continue Reading
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, roughly 80% of Americans will experience lower back pain at some point in their life. Whether it’s felt while sitting, standing, or sleeping, lower back pain can be debilitating and disruptive to your day-to-day lifestyle. Here are some of the causes of lower back pain […]Continue Reading
An efficient workout involves choosing exercises that maximize your strength in a minimum amount of time. However, there are some shoulder exercises that could be detrimental to your progress and could result in injury if you’re not careful. Top 5 Worst Shoulder Exercises Here are some of the worst shoulder exercises that could put you […]Continue Reading