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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
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
Over time and with activity, knee joints can experience wear, tear, and injury. Notwithstanding, one of the best ways to protect the knee joints is to focus on exercises that target the areas surrounding them. The following leg exercises will help to minimize knee joint trauma, strengthen the adjacent muscles, and prevent injury. Bench Step-Ups […]Continue Reading
There are a number of factors that lead to temporary back pain — poor posture, improper exercise, and general overuse. However, back pain that won’t seem to go away is often the cause of another underlying issue. Here’s a look at the leading factors that cause back pain, related diagnoses, and typical treatments. Leading Factors […]Continue Reading
Regular exercise is vital to maintaining your health during the Coronavirus pandemic. Regular cardiovascular exercise helps to improve your overall health. Exercising also helps with managing anxiety and depression, which may be increased during a quarantine. If you are used to going to a gym regularly, it’s especially tough since gyms often provide an atmosphere […]Continue Reading
From young athletes to active seniors, no patient is completely safe from hip problems. Fortunately for most, the symptoms of their joint pain are often limited to short-term discomfort. Patients who experience any of the following symptoms, however, may be dealing with a more serious underlying condition. Stiffness and Pain That Interrupts Sleep While it […]Continue Reading