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
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.
Orthopaedic advancements have made it possible for athletes to quickly resolve some of the most common knee ailments through conservative treatment regimens. Nevertheless, a minor injury might still feel like a significant setback for any committed jogger. There’s no absolute way for joggers to offset the risk of knee injury; however, there are a number […]Continue Reading
There is a collection of factors that can increase the risk of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS): age, hormones, family medical history, and wrist use. Depending on the severity of each patient’s symptoms, however, there is also a collection of treatment options to alleviate the numbness, tingling, and pain that accompanies it. Diagnosing CTS Hand and […]Continue Reading
Whether the cause of a minor injury or a long-term condition, frozen shoulder affects patients in what are known as the “freezing,” “frozen,” and “thawing” stages. As the lining around the shoulder joint gradually thickens due to inflammation, it tightens the surrounding scar tissue causing prolonged loss or reduction of mobility. While this common condition […]Continue Reading
For patients with joint issues, it can sometimes feel like their daily forecast comes in the form of aches and pains. Although many experience a strong correlation between the onset of inflammation and the onset of inclement weather, researchers still struggle to prove that the two are actually connected. In fact, the causes most often […]Continue Reading