Dr. Rahimi provides a comprehensive, non-surgical, orthopedic approach for the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders such as the back, hip, knee, foot, shoulder, elbow and hand disorders. The positive results seen are attributed to customized treatment and rehabilitation program for each individual using state-of-the-art technology. Dr. Rahimi strives to help each patient achieve their recovery goal. In addition to traditional orthopedic treatments, Dr. Rahimi uses the latest, cutting-edge regenerative therapies, such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell therapy, found at elite universities. These therapies offer alternative solutions to surgery for poor surgery candidates or patients wishing to forego surgery. Dr. Rahimi believes that medicine requires a personal touch that is both a science and an art.

Dr. Rahimi has served as a Medical Director for Knee Centers of America and Emere Healthcare in Newport Beach, California. Dr. Rahimi currently serves as the pain management and rehabilitation physician at Orange County Pain & Rehab Clinic and has affiliations with Hoag hospital, Long Beach Memorial, and Kindred hospital-Westminster.

Dr. Rahimi has been featured in the Riviera Magazine, Orange Coast Magazine, appeared on Laguna Woods Channel 6 TV, and has been a keynote speaker for Ossur and Eli-Lilly Pharmaceuticals.

Dr. Rahimi completed her medical school training at Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, her Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency at the University of California, Irvine, and her Internship was done at Genesys Hospital in Grand Blanc, Michigan.

Welcome to Orange County Pain & Rehab Clinic

The Orange County Pain & Rehab Clinic specializes in treating sports and orthopedic conditions. We provide surgical and high-tech nonsurgical treatments for knee injuries, shoulder pain, elbow injuries, back and neck pain, hand and wrist pain, heel, foot and ankle pain, and other extremities. Contact us to schedule your same-day appointment with a physician. All major insurances accepted.

Meet Mathew Szkalak, PT, DPT

Dr Matthew Szkalak PT, DPT graduated with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Chapman University after completing his BS in Kinesiology with a Physical Therapy concentration from Cal Poly SLO. Dr Matthew has extensive experience in orthopedic rehabilitation as Director/Lead Clinician for several physical therapy clinics throughout Southern California. He has treated a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions for both non-surgical and postoperative patients.

Dr Matthew is passionate about helping his patients regain strength, mobility, and function throughout their bodies. He specializes in manual therapy techniques (ie - Maitland, Kaltenborn), personalized therapeutic exercise programs, and modalities to restore function, promote healing, and decrease pain. Dr Matthew continues to develop his skills through participation in clinical research studies and teaching/tutoring advanced orthopedic courses.