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Dr. Eung Eungsoon Park, PhD
Specializes in Acupuncture
30110 Crown Valley Parkway; #107
Laguna Niguel, CA
 

Dr. Eric Park works as an acupuncturist. Dr. Park's areas of expertise include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), cancer supportive care, and menstrual disorders. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield insurance. In addition to English, he speaks Korean.

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Clinical interests: Infertility, Sports Health, Headache, Nutrition Issues, Primary Care, Osteoporosis, Chronic Fatigue ... (Read more)

Shabnam Pourhassani, MS
Specializes in Acupuncture
180 Newport Center Drive; Suite 145
Newport Beach, CA
 

Ms. Shabnam Pourhassani works as an acupuncturist in Newport Beach, CA and Irvine, CA. Her areas of expertise include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), cancer supportive care, and menstrual disorders. She takes L.A. Care Health Plan insurance. Ms. Pourhassani is professionally affiliated with Private Practice.

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Clinical interests: Infertility, Sports Health, Headache, Osteoporosis, Rheumatic Diseases, Allergies, Moxibustion, ... (Read more)

Anna Navida Dolopo
Specializes in Acupuncture
24953 Paseo De Valencia; Suite 22a
Laguna Hills, CA
 

Ms. Anna Dolopo is an acupuncturist in Laguna Hills, CA. Her clinical interests include depression and acupuncture treatment. In addition to English, she speaks Mandarin.

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Clinical interests: Depression, Pain, Acupuncture Treatment

Specializes in Acupuncture, Physical Therapy
23521 Paseo De Valencia; Suite 210
Laguna Hills, CA
 

Ms. Kinnary Patel is an acupuncturist and physical therapist. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Patel honors.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
23521 Paseo De Valencia; Suite 205a
Laguna Hills, CA
 

Ms. Sue Yuan practices acupuncture. Ms. Yuan accepts Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Ruth Ann McCarty, MS
Specializes in Acupuncture
15 Mareblu; Suite 310
Aliso Viejo, CA
 

Ms. Ruth McCarty specializes in acupuncture. Ms. McCarty is in-network for Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. She is affiliated with CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Nutrition
11 Mareblu; Suite 220-d
Aliso Viejo, CA
 

Ms. Negin Rostamkolaei works as an acupuncturist and nutrition specialist in Aliso Viejo, CA. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
180 Newport Center Drive; Suite 145
Newport Beach, CA
 

Specializes in Acupuncture, Chiropractic
1401 Avocado Avenue; 805
Newport Beach, CA
 

Dr. Grace Pak is an acupuncturist and chiropractor. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Chiropractic
11 Mareblu; 120
Aliso Viejo, CA
 

Dr. Kris Kennedy practices acupuncture and chiropractic in Aliso Viejo, CA. Dr. Kennedy accepts the following insurance: Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
25381 Alicia Parkway; Suite T
Laguna Hills, CA
 

Mr. Christopher Wang's area of specialization is acupuncture. He accepts the following insurance: Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
361 Forest Avenue
Laguna Beach, CA
 

Ms. Anne Davies specializes in acupuncture. She takes Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
24672 San Juan Avenue; Suite #104
Dana Point, CA
 

Dr. Kathleen Albertson works as an acupuncturist in Dana Point, CA. She has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Naturopathy
1000 N Coast Highway; Suite 8
Laguna Beach, CA
 

Mr. Dayne Grove's areas of specialization are acupuncture and naturopathy; he sees patients in Laguna Beach, CA. He takes Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
2865 E Coast Highway; Suite 206
Corona Del Mar, CA
 

Mr. Watson Tung's specialty is acupuncture. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
25272 Bentley
Laguna Hills, CA
 

Dr. Ata Kelly's specialty is acupuncture. She accepts Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. Dr. Kelly is open to new patients.

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What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that is at least two thousand years old, although it has only recently gained popularity in North America. Practitioners of acupuncture are called acupuncturists. They may also provide other forms of TCM, or they may have learned acupuncture alone. In the United States, acupuncture providers must have three or four years of graduate level education to be licensed.

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, the body is filed with a vital energy called qi. When this energy becomes blocked or unbalanced, pain and illness result. To redirect the flow of qi, the acupuncturist inserts extremely thin, stainless steel needles (the width of a human hair) into a patient’s skin at specific points in the body (called meridians). A trained acupuncturist knows which meridians to insert the acupuncture needles into, how deeply to insert them, and how to stimulate them by raising or twisting them in order to balance the qi correctly.

Although researchers don’t know exactly how acupuncture works, they do have solid evidence that it does. Multiple studies have shown that acupuncture is effective at relieving pain, reducing nausea from chemotherapy, improving fertility, and reducing inflammation. The World Health Organization has stated that acupuncture is effective in treating 28 different conditions and may be helpful in treating many others. The Western medical view on acupuncture is not that qi is being balanced, but that the needles stimulate blood flow and endorphin production, which promote a sense of well-being.

During a typical acupuncture treatment, the acupuncturist will first examine the patient and ask about any complaints. The patient will lie down on a table and get comfortable. Then the acupuncturist will insert the needles, which are between 13 and 70mm long and made of stainless steel. Usually a treatment uses between 3 and 15 needles, and they are left in place for about 20 minutes. Most states require the needles to be disposable, single-use needles to reduce the chance of any infection. The needles may be twisted or moved, and in some cases, low currents of electricity are passed through them. Then they are removed, the patient is given lifestyle advice, and the appointment is over. Sessions are often repeated weekly or every other week.

Acupuncture has many benefits. Since it is extremely safe and has no side effects, it can be an excellent alternative to pain medications for those patients who cannot or choose not to take them. In addition, acupuncture is now covered by the majority of health care insurance plans in the United States. Acupuncture can be a wonderful option in your treatment plan.
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