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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
James Grimes, MD, a founding partner of Orthopaedic Associates of St. Augustine, is one of the most renowned joint replacement surgeons in North Florida. Dr. Grimes has been at the forefront of joint surgery for many years. He helped develop computer navigation for use during partial knee surgery, completed the first arthroscopic resurfacing procedure in the county, performed the first outpatient joint replacement in the county, and continues to push the boundaries of technology and surgical capabilities at Flagler Hospital where he is the current President of the Medical Staff. Not only is Dr. Grimes an innovative physician, but he is an active member of the community who regularly coaches local sports teams. Dr. Grimes is truly an asset to our team and the community at large.
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
As one of the least stable joints in your body, shoulder exercises can help strengthen surrounding muscles and improve range of motion. However, due to its instability, some shoulder exercises can actually damage your shoulder, particularly your rotator cuff, which is the group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder and hold the joint […]Continue Reading
Shin splints, or medial tibial stress syndrome, are a form of leg injury that causes pain in the lower front area of the leg. The pain often comes from too much stress on the shinbone, its tissues, and the surrounding muscles. Due to the nature of the sport, shin splints are a common injury for […]Continue Reading
According to the American Chiropractic Association, about 31 million Americans experience lower back pain. While a number of factors contribute to lower back pain, such as lack of stretching, sports or exercise accidents, or improper lifting of heavy objects, what can potentially be more harmful are lower back pain misconceptions that may prevent you from […]Continue Reading
From spiking and serving to bumping and blocking, volleyball involves many of the same motions that make players more prone to certain types of injuries. Below are common volleyball-related orthopaedic injuries, ways to prevent them, and how to recover from them. Upper Body Volleyball Injuries Repetitive overhead motions commonly cause these arm and upper body […]Continue Reading