An Update on Covid-19 from Orthopaedic Associates of St. Augustine.
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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
While people with obesity can often suffer from commonly known health problems, including heart disease and diabetes, they can also face orthopaedic, or musculoskeletal, challenges. Read on to learn the effects of obesity on the musculoskeletal system and where to find help. Common Orthopaedic Conditions Related to Obesity According to the Centers for Disease Control […]Continue Reading
Runner’s knee, clinically known as patellofemoral pain syndrome, is a common injury that describes pain in the kneecap area. While anyone can get this injury, it happens most often to athletes that depend on their knees to run and jump frequently. If you have developed runner’s knee, you’ll want to take the right steps to […]Continue Reading
Running shoes are a key investment for athletes in any stage of their fitness journey. The right pair can enhance performance, protect the feet, and add necessary traction. In contrast, the wrong pair can cause bruising, blistering, and serious joint injuries. Here are four tips for finding the right running shoes. Have a Gait Analysis […]Continue Reading
Lower back pain begs two questions: What is causing the pain, and what is the right way to treat it? Although it’s a common complaint among young, old, athletic, and sedentary patients, it’s also one of the most commonly mismanaged. Read up on the top myths and misconceptions about lower back pain below. Lifting Causes […]Continue Reading