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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
When it comes to strength and stability, the importance of our core cannot be overstated. A strong center is the foundation for optimal performance in everything we do: from the simplest of everyday tasks to the most taxing athletic activities. Our abdomens are comprised of four muscles that each play a role in strengthening our […]Continue Reading
One of the body’s most important joints, the shoulder (and its surrounding muscles) helps you to perform several important and essential daily movements such as grabbing, lifting, and moving objects, and more involved functions like throwing or catching. Because of its wide range of motion and frequency of use, your shoulder is susceptible to a […]Continue Reading
Basketball is one of the more popular physical activities among recreational athletes. The mentally engaging and versatile sport offers a good workout while having fun and can be played both indoors and outside; however, it is also a physically demanding game that can result in injury if players are not careful or properly warmed-up. Whether […]Continue Reading
For function and mobility, the knee is one of the body’s most important parts. If not for your knees and their ability to bend, you could not walk, run, or jump. Sometimes, from overuse—or even illness—you can sustain injury to the tendon connecting your kneecap to your shinbone. Commonly called tendonitis of the knee, patellar […]Continue Reading