About Us

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014

Shabnam Pourhassani, L.Ac. QME  is a graduate of the prestigious South Baylo University where she did clinical research on Fibromylagia and was awarded the clinical award upon graduation. She holds a Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, a Bachelor of Science in Holistic Science and is licensed by the California Acupuncture Board. Shabnam is now devoted to the practice of acupuncture and herbal medicine, holistically as well as scientifically with future study and research interests. She practices medicine with the ideal of helping guide the body, mind and spirit in unison along with a thorough knowledge and experience of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture “to prevent or modify the perception of pain or to normalize physiological functions, including pain control, for the treatment of certain diseases or dysfunctions of the body.” “I want my patients to live optimally; I know this is possible through alternative and traditional therapies, dietary assessment, lifestyle changes, and relief from pain. We live in advantageous times where both acupuncture and modern medicine can be used simultaneously.  With a cornucopia of other treatments available to us,...

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Posted by on Jun 4, 2014

I have alot of trouble with my right arm due to my work. It is amazing the difference in one treatment. Shabnam is a very special person she is so passionate about her work. she spends extra time going over your medical history to make sure she provides the best treatment needed for your problem. Shabnam also followed up the next day to see how my arm was feeling. (via yelp/ Santa Monica...

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Patient Education

Posted by on Sep 16, 2013

Epidural fibrosis (EF) is a major cause of failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS), which induces disabling radiculopathy for which no effective medical treatment exists.  Scar tissue is generally thought to be the potential cause of the patient’s pain if it binds the lumbar nerve root with fibrous adhesion.  If it does not do that, it simply forms into an uncomfortable, tight, ropey scar-tissue formation.  Either outcome is not desired by most as a gift after surgery, Dr. Shohre Mehvar and a surgeon, she collaborated with developed an acupuncture protocol to dissolve the ropey scar tissue formation completely.  You will have a smooth area over the surgical site.  Nice, right! It is recommended that you start acupuncture as soon after your surgery, when your surgeon permits.  You will have a smooth surgical area instead of a tight, ropey scar-tissue. Epidural Fibrosis usually develops about 12 weeks after surgery.  We recommend you start acupuncture at least 2 weeks after surgery to avoid  and prevent this. Waiting years after surgery to have this procedure is not recommended. How many visits?  4-12 visits.  If you...

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Work injuries with prior authorization will be greatly appreciated and future RFA’s can be sent from our office.

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PHONE (949)309-7359

FAX (949) 760-0722


180 Newport Center Drive, Suite 145

Newport Beach, CA 92660


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