When patients visit the Newport Beach based California Rehabilitation and Pain Management, Medical Director Dr. Scott Stoney uses his expertise in the field assist them in controlling chronic pain that interrupt their daily lives. Through a combination of Western and Eastern disciplines, he treats individuals at California Rehabilitation and Pain Management for an array of conditions ranging from spinal pain to arthritis to headaches to complications from failed surgeries. At the clinic, patients are also treated neuralgia, chronic pelvic pain, degenerative joint disease, disc degeneration, and fibromyalgia.
Dr. Stoney authored the work “Treatment of Pain in the Bipolar Patients: Clinical Challenges,” and “Fibromyalgia: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for Fibromyalgia,” which both appeared in the Practical Pain Management Journal.
For patients seeking nonsurgical treatment of chronic pain, California Rehabilitation and Pain Management provides a host of options. Sympathetic, stellate ganglion, intercostal, and peripheral nerve blocks are one available treatment as well as cervical, thoracic, and lumbar epidural nerve blocks. The practice also uses therapies involving a variety of injections, including lumbar, saddle, cervical, and thoracic blocks. The physical rehabilitation program offers patients electrical stimulation, exercise, myofascial release, acupressure, ultrasound, and craniosacral therapy. All programs are tailored for a patient’s individual needs, and Dr. Stoney coordinates with surgeons, urologists, oncologists, psychiatrists, and chiropractors to determine the best course of treatment for each individual.
California Rehabilitation and Pain Management has been featured on radio shows and television programs, and Dr. Stoney has won the Compassionate Physician of the Year Award as well as the Patient’s Choice Physician of the Year Award. Dr. Stoney’s mission remains to educate patients about chronic pain and emphasize how important it is not to let discomfort interrupt their lives. He brings prestigious credentials to the organization, including his position as Diplomate for the American Board of Pain Medicine, the Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and the National Board of Medical Examiners. In addition, he belongs to several professional organizations, including the American Medical Association, the Board of Trustees for the National Fibromyalgia Association, the American Academy of Pain Medication, and the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.