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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
If your shins ache and become inflamed when you exercise, then you may be suffering from shin splints. Also known as medial tibial stress syndrome, shin splints is a condition that results after a large amount of stress has been put on your shinbone. This often occurs among athletes, but it can also occur from […]Continue Reading
When it comes to joints or muscles, many focus on strengthening the back or legs to prevent issues and pain with aging. While those areas are certainly important to monitor, you must not forget about your neck. The neck is important in spinal alignment and head mobility, so issues that start as neck pain can […]Continue Reading
Compared to higher-impact physical activities like running or biking, swimming is one of the best fitness routines to deliver a full body workout; it burns a decent amount of calories, it’s refreshing, and it’s generally low-impact. However, while swimming can be easy on the body, you can risk further injury if you swim while experiencing […]Continue Reading
Functional strength training is a term used in the fitness industry to describe exercises that enable the body to better perform a specific function. Many athletes practice functional strength training exercises to condition their bodies, increase muscle memory, and enhance their performance by improve skills related to their sport such as throwing, catching, sprinting, or […]Continue Reading