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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
Although spending hours in front of a screen is the daily normal for many people, maintaining proper computer posture is not. Slouching down into a chair, leaning on an armrest, or elevating the feet might provide temporary relief, but these positions can also lead to discomfort down the line. Below is a closer look at […]Continue Reading
A solo game of swings, strokes, and putts, golf is what many consider a mild sport. In fact, it’s one of the few activities that patients can first return to following lower body joint surgery. If a trip to the driving range is safe enough for recently recovered patients, why do so many avid golfers […]Continue Reading
Whether playing in the yard, competing on the field, and even commuting to class, patients can sustain ankle trauma at any age. While some the most common causes of ankle pain are acute injuries, other common causes include chronic disorders. An Arthritic Flare The ankle joint bears more weight-bearing force per unit area compared to […]Continue Reading
Soreness, stiffness, and tenderness are some of the most common types of shoulder pain. Fortunately, patients can often remedy their own discomfort from the comfort of their own home. Below are six at-home remedies to help relieve shoulder pain. Take Anti-Inflammatory Medications Designed to reduce inflammation, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) are a first choice for […]Continue Reading