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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

How to Fix a Kink in the Neck

Stiffness, discomfort, and difficulty moving are all symptoms of a kink in the neck. Just as there are multiple ways to describe this type of neck pain — a crook, crick, or crimp — there are also multiple ways to remedy it. Below are some of the top causes of mild neck pain and the […]

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5 Injuries and Conditions Musicians Are Susceptible To

Musicians are passionate, creative, and dedicated. While these personality traits lend to artistic perfection, they also contribute to performance-related repetitive strain injuries (RSIs) — particularly in the upper body. Below are five ailments most commonly found in musicians.   Back and Neck Strain Slouching over a drum set, in front of a music stand, or behind […]

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Temperature Treatment: When to Use Heat or Ice for Injuries

The amount of easily accessible and over-the-counter temperature therapy options is ever-growing and, for many patients, intimidating to choose from. Where there are thermal patches and saunas, there are also cooling gels and cryotherapy chambers — but knowing when to use which type of treatment is an incredibly important part of the recovery process. Below […]

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4 Shoulder Injuries Commonly Found in Football Players

Football is a taxing game that requires throwing, catching, tackling, and diving — all of which contribute to traumatic and repetitive strain shoulder injuries. Although a player’s assigned position can influence the types of injuries they may individually be more prone to, these four shoulder ailments are common in players across the field.    Shoulder Tendonitis  […]

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