An Update on Covid-19 from Orthopaedic Associates of St. Augustine.
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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
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