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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
From bending down to pick something up off the ground to kicking a soccer ball into a goal, many of your everyday physical motions are made possible by your hips. More specifically, your hip flexors. The hip flexors are a group of muscles at the top of your thighs that allow you to bend, twist, […]Continue Reading
Summer is the perfect time to gather your family and friends for a fun and competitive game of volleyball. However, whether it be beach volleyball or indoor volleyball, you’ll want to make sure you’re playing safely. To ensure you follow the rules and avoid injury, here are some of the differences between beach and indoor […]Continue Reading
Tennis Elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is a painful condition that results from tendons in your elbow being overused by constant wrist and arm movements. Contrary to popular belief, tennis players are not the only individuals who can develop Tennis Elbow. If you are concerned that you may have developed or are showing signs […]Continue Reading
Stretching is an activity that should be a priority in any avid fitness lover’s agenda; it increases your flexibility and range of motion and can help reduce the risk of injury and muscle strain during weightlifting and running. However, many may not know that there are four distinct types of stretches—with each benefitting the body […]Continue Reading