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
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 Achilles tendon connects the calf muscles to the heel, linking the lower leg to the foot. When you activate your calf muscles, they pull on the Achilles tendon to raise up the heel. This job is incredibly important for activities like walking, running, jumping, swimming, and driving—virtually every activity which involves moving the foot. […]Continue Reading
Few things can affect your day-to-day life as much as neck pain. Even minor stiffness, aches, or pain in your neck can make working, sleeping, and doing activities you love extremely difficult. When the pain is so severe that you can hardly do anything, it is obvious that you need to see a doctor. But, […]Continue Reading
If you are a runner, soccer player, dancer, or tennis player, chances are you have dealt with the dreaded shin splints at some point in your life. This condition often appears when your legs are overworked or overstressed. When you sharply increase the amount of exercise you do or if you change your exercise regimen, […]Continue Reading
Healthy feet and ankles are crucial for all of life’s tasks. Surgical repair gives the best chance of a full recovery from a serious injury to either the foot or ankle. Broken bones in your feet and torn ligaments in your ankle won’t hobble or pain you for the rest of your life, thanks to […]Continue Reading