Specialty Spine Care | NERA Spine & Sports Medicine | Neurological Conditions Managed by Dr. Scott Naftulin D.O.2018-12-02T16:00:21+00:00

Specialty Spine Care | NERA Spine, Sports & Pain Medicine & Management

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

Dr. Scott Naftulin has been a Physician at Northeastern Rehabilitation Associates (NERA) since 1998. NERA is a physician-owned medical practice specializing in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

The NERA Spine, Sports & Pain Medicine facilities in the Lehigh Valley (Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton) provide the most contemporary nonsurgical medical care for the treatment of painful or disabling musculoskeletal and neurologic conditions. We use the most advanced medical treatments including regenerative medicine to facilitate and expedite your recovery.

Our mission is to make you pain-free while maximizing your level of function nonsurgically.

Specialty Spine Care and NERA proudly accept most insurances including all Geisinger Health Plan products.

Pain Management

A Demonstration of Non-Invasive & Non-Narcotic Pain Treatment

Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection

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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Sports Medicine – Pain Evaluation, Treatment & Therapy

Chronic Pain Can Affect Physical Performance

Whether you are a sports professional, collegiate participant or an amateur enthusiast, Dr. Naftulin and the Specialty Spine, Sports & Pain Medicine team of associates have the knowledge, experience, compassion and empathy to evaluate and address the pain associated with your sports injury.

Dr Natfulin and associates promote the therapeutic benefits of physical activity, exercise and sport for individuals and communities.

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Pain Specialists - Lehigh Valley, PA - Bethlehem, Allentown & Easton - Pain Management & Therapy

Dr. Scott Nauftulin DO evaluates and addresses pain associated with the Back, Neck, Disc & Joints. Specializing in Pain Management and Treatment, Dr Naftulin can address symptoms associated with: disc herniation, spinal stenosis, joint & back pain and arthritis. Treatments may include, but may not be limited to, the use of : spine & joint injections, radiofrequency (RF) and platelet-rich plasma (PRF).

Medical Pain Diagnosis and Treatment Options
  • 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.
Pain & Discomfort Symptoms
  • 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.

Active Intervention - Regenative Medicine

A Caring and Compassionate Doctor

Specialist in Pain Associated with the Spine
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 treatments of pain associated with an injury or disorder.