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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
It’s common for golfers of all skill levels to experience discomfort at some point. Whether you’re a beginner at golf or hit the course every day, exercise and stretching will help strengthen your core and relieve any pain. Here are five golf-related exercises to help loosen you up and improve your game. 5 Exercises to […]Continue Reading
Knee pain is usually caused by overuse and a weak core. To strengthen your muscles and relieve pain, try these eight, simple knee stretches and exercises. Knee Pain-Relieving Stretches Squats – Squats can strengthen your core and relieve knee pressure. When doing squats, it’s important to keep your feet flat and shoulder width apart. While […]Continue Reading
Your shoulder is one of the most complex joints in your body; it can be easy to injure and tough to recover from. The best way to both prevent and recover from shoulder damage is stretching. If you’re looking to strengthen your shoulders, try these shoulder-injury-reducing exercises. Exercises to Prevent Shoulder Injuries Standing Rows – […]Continue Reading
According to population surveys by the National Institutes of Health, 25% of adults will experience shoulder pain at some point in their lives. Nearly 10% of those injuries are superior labrum, anterior to posterior, or SLAP, injuries. The labrum is a ring of cartilage surrounding your shoulder joint socket. SLAP injuries happen when the upper […]Continue Reading