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
Sina Kasraeian, MD, is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with fellowship training and a subspecialty certification in sports medicine. Like many of his patients, Dr. Kasraeian participates in extreme sports, helping him truly understand what his patients need from diagnosis to recovery. Dr. Kasraeian’s unique experience with athletes ranging from amateur to professional is an asset to both OASA and our patients.
Joints throughout the body – including the knees – are lined with a tissue called articular cartilage that allows the bones within the joint to move smoothly against each other while cushioning them during impacts. Over time, or because of an acute injury, that cartilage can begin to soften and break down in a condition […]Continue Reading
Acting as a shock absorber between the bones in the knee, the meniscus is a disc-shaped cushion of tough, rubbery tissue that helps cushion the joint during load-bearing activities. There are two menisci per knee, one on the medial (inner) side of the joint, and one on the lateral (outer) side. Injuries to the meniscus […]Continue Reading
Rotator cuff injuries that require surgery can be treated via open or arthroscopic surgery with similar long-term results, but there are some key differences between the two. Which method is best for you is highly dependent on the specifics of your injury. Arthroscopic Surgery In a shoulder arthroscopy, two to three small (less than ¼” […]Continue Reading
If you’re anticipating an upcoming surgery – whether it be major or minor – it is completely natural to feel some sort of anxiety or nervousness beforehand. Despite knowing you have the best team possible behind you or knowing that your procedure is commonly performed, it can be difficult to effectively reassure yourself. Here are […]Continue Reading