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Workers' Compensation

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.

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Total Hip & Knee Replacements

with James Grimes, MD

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.

An Update on the COVID-19

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.

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Golf Tournament Raises Over $25,000 for Betty Griffin Center Doctors and their guests took part in the Ninth Annual Orthopaedic Associates of St. Augustine Golf Tournament which raised $25,700 for the Betty Griffin Center. Read More

Orthopedic Problems and Obesity

While people with obesity can often suffer from commonly known health problems, including heart disease and diabetes, they can also face orthopaedic, or musculoskeletal, challenges. Read on to learn the effects of obesity on the musculoskeletal system and where to find help.  Common Orthopaedic Conditions Related to Obesity According to the Centers for Disease Control […]

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5 Ways To Treat Runner’s Knee

Runner’s knee, clinically known as patellofemoral pain syndrome, is a common injury that describes pain in the kneecap area. While anyone can get this injury, it happens most often to athletes that depend on their knees to run and jump frequently. If you have developed runner’s knee, you’ll want to take the right steps to […]

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The Right Running Shoes: 4 Tips on Picking Your Pair

Running shoes are a key investment for athletes in any stage of their fitness journey. The right pair can enhance performance, protect the feet, and add necessary traction. In contrast, the wrong pair can cause bruising, blistering, and serious joint injuries. Here are four tips for finding the right running shoes.   Have a Gait Analysis  […]

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Top Myths and Misconceptions About Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain begs two questions: What is causing the pain, and what is the right way to treat it? Although it’s a common complaint among young, old, athletic, and sedentary patients, it’s also one of the most commonly mismanaged. Read up on the top myths and misconceptions about lower back pain below.  Lifting Causes […]

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