Specialty Spine Care | NERA Spine, Sports & Pain Medicine

A partner at Northeastern Rehabilition Associates (NERA), Dr. Scott Naftulin has been with the practice since 1998.

Dr. Scott Naftulin received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Ursinus College and his Medical Degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with a sub-specialty in Pain Medicine.

Dr. Naftulin received specialized training in interventional pain management, including Sports Medicine and Electromyography at Michigan State University and performs a variety of diagnostic, therapeutic and image-guided procedures.

DR. SCOTT NAFTULIN D.O.

FAOCPMR – DABPMR

Specialty Spine, Sports & Pain Medicine

… is based in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and is a member of the Northeastern Rehabilitation Associates (NERA), a physician-owned medical practice providing integrated, multidisciplinary care to patients with painful spinal and joint disorders in a comfortable environment. This group of musculoskeletal specialists focus their clinical skills on the evaluation and treatment of disabling musculoskeletal and neurologic conditions.

We treat these conditions using the most effective medical, interventional, rehabilitative, surgical and alternative treatments presently available. Additionally, we provide disability management and medico-legal consultative services that are frequently required while addressing these painful medical conditions.

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  • Painful conditions of the spine, muscles, & joints.
  • Complicated musculoskeletal problems (including tendons and ligaments).
  • Peripheral nerve injuries.
  • Disabling injuries of the brain and spinal cord.
  • Acute and chronic sports injuries.
  • Surgical – Minimally invasive surgical procedure.
  • Spinal disorders – Spinal & peripheral joint.
  • Neck and back pain, including muscle, disc, or nerve pain.
  • Shoulder, elbow, and wrist pain, including burning or radiating pain, as well as numbness or tingling.
  • Hip, knee, and ankle pain, including instability, swelling, or weakness.
  • Pain that does not go away after surgery or illness.
  • Recurring pain after exercise, fitness routines or repetitive tasks.
  • Acute and chronic sports injury related pain and discomfort.
  • Radio frequency neurotomy.
  • Electrodiagnostics.
  • Trigger point, Botox, & joint injections.
  • Spinal cord stimulator implants.
  • PRP therapy.
  • Brace fitting.
  • Muscle stimulators, traction devices & splints.
  • … and other medical treatments, intervention and preventatives.
Specialist In Pain Associated with the Spine

A Caring and Compassionate Doctor

Dr Scott Naftulin D.O. is a life-long Pennsylvania and Lehigh Valley resident. The doctor is active in the social and sporting activities of the region. As an avid-amateur skier, golfer, and outdoor enthusiast, Dr Naftulin is empathetic to his patient's situations and he works tirelessly towards the evaluation and treaments of pain associated with an injury or disorder.
Specialist In Pain Associated with the Spine