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Back pain is a ubiquitous condition which will affect almost 90% of human beings at least once during their lifetime.

Dr. Scott Naftulin D.O. and the medical associates of Specialty Spine, Sports & Pain Medicine & Management treat pain conditions using the most effective medical, interventional, rehabilitative, surgical and alternative treatments presently available.

A patient with recurring or chronic back pain may have options beyond medications, particularly as they may lose effectiveness over time. Dr Naftulin and associates can provide the means of diagnosis and non-invasive/non-surgical treatment. Additionally, we provide disability management and medicolegal consultative services that are frequently required while addressing these painful medical conditions.

Schedule an appointment with Specialty Spine, Sports & Pain Medicine and the experienced medical care givers who are specialists in non-invasive and non-surgical treatments and therapies.


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