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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
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
Regular exercise is vital to maintaining your health during the Coronavirus pandemic. Regular cardiovascular exercise helps to improve your overall health. Exercising also helps with managing anxiety and depression, which may be increased during a quarantine. If you are used to going to a gym regularly, it’s especially tough since gyms often provide an atmosphere […]Continue Reading
From young athletes to active seniors, no patient is completely safe from hip problems. Fortunately for most, the symptoms of their joint pain are often limited to short-term discomfort. Patients who experience any of the following symptoms, however, may be dealing with a more serious underlying condition. Stiffness and Pain That Interrupts Sleep While it […]Continue Reading
Regardless of an athlete’s sport, activity level, and skill, ankle trauma is as close as one false step away. While some injuries — such as sprains — are often mild enough to return from in just a few days, others — such as fractures — can leave players sidelined for weeks to months. Therefore, quickly and […]Continue Reading
St. Augustine, FL: March 17, 2020 – Dr. Paul Roettges, with Orthopaedic Associates of St. Augustine, performed the first MAKO Robotic-Arm Assisted knee replacement at Flagler Hospital earlier this month. The patient was Flagler Hospital’s first patient to receive a knee replacement using this technology. The MAKO Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology provides orthopaedic surgeons with the […]Continue Reading