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Workers' Compensation

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.

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Rotator Cuff Repair

with Albert Volk, MD

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.

Factors That Affect Recovery After a Meniscal Tear Operation

A potential result of intense physical exertion or arthritic inflammation, a meniscal tear in the knee can affect patients of all ages and lifestyles. Following a meniscal tear operation, however, each patient shares the same desire to make a complete recovery as quickly as possible. Notwithstanding, there are countless variables that can determine whether their […]

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Diagnosing and Treating a Labral Tear of the Shoulder

Whether they’re the cause of fall, age, or exercise, most shoulder injuries present a lot of the same symptoms: stiffness, pain, and a lack of strength. Therefore, recognizing a specific shoulder impairment often requires a methodology more complex than a simple visual examination. With regards to labral tears specifically, diagnosing and treating the injury can […]

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Why Injuries to Seniors Should Always Be Evaluated by a Doctor

While a fall might not be enough to slow a young athlete, it can be a health-altering setback for a senior citizen. With aging, recovery and rehabilitation become increasingly complex and timely priorities. Because trauma in elderly patients can reveal underlying conditions and prompt significant symptoms, it’s essential for senior injuries, both major and minor, […]

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Strength and Stability Exercises for Golfers

Practice makes for a perfect round of golf, but the most successful players put in additional effort even when off the course. Without prioritizing strength and stability exercises, golfers are at risk of injuries ranging from intense back pain to elbow tendonitis. While players should always consult their doctor before pursuing or modifying an activity […]

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