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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.

Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS)

Definition - What is Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS)? Failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) refers to a subset of patients who have new or persistent symptoms after spinal surgery. Despite its name, FBSS does not mean that there was a problem during the initial surgery. However, it does imply that there is continued pain. Symptoms [...]

Back Pain in Pregnancy | Lower Back Pain & Pregnancy | Pelvic Pain

Back Pain in Pregnancy is Very Common It is estimated that between 50% and 80% of women experience some form of back pain during pregnancy. Such pain can range from mild pain associated with specific activities to acute back pain that can become chronic back pain. Studies show that lower back pain in pregnancy usually [...]

2019-09-27T15:14:52+00:00Categories: Back Pain (Upper and Lower)|Tags: , , , , |

Osteoporosis: Vertebral Augmentation for Treatment of Osteoporotic Compression Fractures

What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis: Vertebral Augmentation for the Treatment of Osteoporotic Compression Fractures & Pain Osteoporosis is a bone disease in which overall bone mass is decreased and the bone becomes more porous. As bones become more porous, the risk of a fracture greatly increases. Unfortunately, like many silent diseases such as diabetes [...]

2019-05-03T17:37:48+00:00Categories: Back Pain (Upper and Lower)|Tags: , |

Low Back Pain Relief – ACP Guidelines on Non-Invasive Treatment

In mid-February 2017, The American College of Physicians (ACP) released their Guidelines on Noninvasive Treatments for Acute, Subacute, and Chronic Low Back Pain. According to the study, lower back pain is one of the most common experiences and cause for physician-patient interactions / visits in the United States. Most Americans have experienced back pain lasting [...]

2019-08-31T19:34:39+00:00Categories: Back Pain (Upper and Lower)|Tags: |

Internal Disc Disruption (IDD) | Diagnosing Low Back Pain

Lower back pain is a ubiquitous condition which will affect almost 90% of human beings at least once during their lifetime.  Fortunately, most cases will resolve within 6-12 weeks. What is Chronic Low Back Pain? When the lower back pain persists past 12 weeks, it is then considered a chronic condition. Assuming the low back [...]

2019-01-28T19:26:18+00:00Categories: Back Pain (Upper and Lower)|Tags: |


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