Nackea Bachman, PA-C

Nackea Bachman PA-C is pleased to join the multidisciplinary care team of Philadelphia Smart Pain and Wellness. Nackea was born and raised in Mount Pleasant Mills, Pennsylvania, and received her bachelor’s degree at Temple University. She continued her education in graduate school, earning her Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Charleston…

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We are excited to introduce Amber Nauman, DPT who will offer physical therapy in the Bala Cynwyd office. Philadelphia Smart Pain & Rehab will be an important division within the practice to create a multidisciplinary approach by combining physical therapy with pain management in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for any condition. The…

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy has helped us treat countless patients with musculoskeletal injuries and degenerative conditions. It is a therapy that we are passionate about and reflects the underlying philosophy of Philadelphia Smart Pain & Wellness of boosting health and addressing the causes of pain. PRP is a regenerative medicine technique that uses the…

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Steroid injections, such as epidural injections in the back and neck or joint injections, are performed primarily to decrease inflammation. When inflammation is decreased, the expectation is that pain is also reduced. These procedures are usually more effective than taking pills because the medication is deposited directly at the problem area and can be provided…

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Stellate Ganglion Injection

If we suspect that your hand pain is related to a nerve-related injury or a condition called complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), we can perform a safe injection called the Stellate Ganglion Block. The stellate ganglion is a collection of nerves that lies in front of the cervical vertebra. These nerves function to affect blood…

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COVID-19 changes

Philadelphia Smart Pain & Wellness is now offering site of care COVID-19 testing. Our clinically validated test uses a finger stick to measure antibody levels in the blood that reflect active coronavirus infection. It also tests for antibodies that reflect if you previously were infected and have developed long-standing immunity. The blood test takes 10…

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Philly Smart Pain now offers ketamine infusion therapy to address the most challenging pain conditions. This treatment option fits into our efforts to personalize care and find the right treatment options for each of our patients. Ketamine is a safe, FDA approved anesthetic medication. It was synthesized in 1962 and found to have the potential…

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Secrets of Suffering

Philadelphia Smart Pain & Wellness is committed to solving the toughest challenges in chronic pain in a multidisciplinary setting by combining multiple therapies to help our patients. It is with this spirit, that we are happy to collaborate closely with the globally respected Dr. Robert Echenberg, MD. Dr. Echenberg is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist.…

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A spinal cord stimulator harnesses the properties of electricity to treat pain. It is the most rapidly improving therapy in all of pain management. This is an option when other therapies have been tried such as the use of chemistry (medications, steroids), strength and conditioning the body (physical therapy, chiropractic care, exercise), mechanical intervention (surgery) or…

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