Premier acupuncture treatment for patients

in the Foster City Bay Area

frequently asked questions


What is Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a therapeutic modality of Traditional Chinese Medicine to promote natural healing and improve physical functions. It can be enhanced by applying heat or electrical stimulation at select acupuncture points.

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Why Acupuncture

Most of our patients have exhasuted all their treatment options including medication, physical therapy, chiropractic services, etc. Acupuncture is an effective, yet minimally invasive treatment sparing patients from reliance on drugs.

Acupuncture body model

What to Expect

Each treatment will take approximately an hour. The first will involve filling out forms and a consultation to discuss the problems you are having. The amount of treatments necessary for recovery depends on the severity and nature of the condition(s).


Commonly treated symptoms


muscular pain


neck/back pain


joint problem






digestive disorders


We accept most major health insurance networks and auto cases. To verify if you have acupuncture coverage,
please submit your information through our secure form by clicking the 'Check insurance' button.
You can also call us at 650-212-7298 and we will check for you.

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American Specialty Health
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United Healthcare

about us

Since 2001, Alex Lau Acupuncture is a family run business that has been serving the Bay Area for over 15 years to deliver professional
quality acupuncture services. Aculau Acupuncture succeeds and continues this tradition. We primarily treat physical injuries and bodily pain,
but are also able to address a wide array of ailments such as stress, colds, infertility, and many others.

David Lau

David Lau, L.Ac.

David Lau is a Licensed Acupuncturist in the state of California. Since starting his own clinic, David has improved the lives of many through herbal remedies and delicate hands. David completed his Masters of Traditional Chinese Medicine at University of East West Medicine and Bachelors of Health Sciences at UC Santa Cruz.

Alex Lau

Alex Lau, L.Ac.

Alex Lau is a board certified acupuncturist in the state of California with nearly two decades of experience. He is the designated onsite acupuncturist at Electronic Arts and Oracle Corporation. Alex holds a Masters from American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Bachelors from Columbia University.

contact us

contact information

  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Address: 1098 Foster City Blvd. Ste 301, Foster City, CA 94404
  • Phone: (650) 212-7298
  • Fax: (650) 212-7298
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