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Steve Liu




Steve Liu is a licensed acupuncturist from Tucson, Arizona. He was an electrical and laser engineer in Silicon Valley where he was involved in the design of world’s first erasable magneto-optical disk drive using semiconductor laser diode to read, write, and erase data on a 3.5 inches magneto-optical disk (1985-1995). He has combined photobiomodulation therapy with acupuncture to treat pain condition since 2000 when he first researched on the clinical use of laser acupuncture. He helped develop one of the world’s first laser acupuncture device that can treat 10 acupuncture points with low-level laser simultaneously.As a member of the North American Association for photobiomoduLation Therapy since 2001, Steve became its President from 2008 to 2010. He is also the President Emeritus of Arizona Society of Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture. He founded American Society for Laser Acupuncture Therapy and serves as its president since 2006. Besides his acupuncture practice, Steve wishes to involve more in the research and education of laser therapy and laser acupuncture therapy. He has developed unique integrative programs to treat chronic soft tissue pain, age-related macular degeneration, peripheral neuropathy, and slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease.