Pediatric Acupuncture

To make an appointment with UofL Physicians - Pediatric Acupuncture, call 502-588-2570. After hours (after 5 p.m. and on weekends), please call Norton Children's Hospital at 502-629-6000.

UofL Physicians - Pediatric Acupuncture, formerly UofL Pediatrics - Acupuncture, provides pain relief and treats multiple other pediatric conditions in children through the use of acupuncture and alternative medicine treatments. Our acupuncture specialists are board-certified pediatricians who have completed acupuncture training at Harvard University.  

Japanese acupuncture is offered to pediatric patients through a variety of alternatives: needle acupuncture, electroacupuncture (a form of acupuncture using a small electric current), moxabustion (the burning of a mugwort plant), laser acupuncture (a form of acupuncture using a cold laser), auricular (ear) acupuncture and ion cord current transfer. Treatment is offered as an outpatient service and an inpatient pediatric acupuncture consultation service at Norton Children’s Hospital. 

The UofL Physicians - Pediatric Acupuncture clinic was started in November of 2010, and by 2013, more than 180 children had been treated at 1,080 different visits.  Pediatric acupuncture is well-tolerated and safe and an effective resource for children with pain including migraine headachesback painneck painabdominal painabdominal migrainescomplex regional pain syndromefibromyalgia and other chronic pain conditions.  Acupuncture can also be used to treat conditions not related to pain such as anxietyallergies, and inflammatory bowel disease.   Approximately nine out of 10 children respond to pediatric acupuncture. 

We provide pain relief for children with conditions such as:

Japanese acupuncture is offered to pediatric patients through a variety of alternatives:

  • Needle Acupuncture
  • Electroacupuncture (a form of acupuncture using a small electric current)
  • Moxabustion (the burning of a mugwort plant)
  • Laser acupuncture (a form of acupuncture using a cold laser)
  • Auricular (ear) acupuncture
  • Ion cord current transfer

Treatment is offered as an outpatient service and an inpatient pediatric acupuncture consultation service at Norton Children’s Hospital. 

Physicians in this practice may not see patients at all locations listed below. For details, please call the appointment line for the location you are interested in visiting.

Treatment is offered as an outpatient service and an inpatient pediatric acupuncture consultation service at Norton Children’s Hospital. 

UofL Physicians - Pediatric Acupuncture hours: 

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

After hours (after 5 p.m. and on weekends), please call Norton Children's Hospital at 502-629-6000.

Offices and Clinics

  • UofL Physicians - Pediatric Specialists at Norton Healthcare Outpatient Center
    9880 Angie's Way
    Suite 330
    Louisville, Kentucky 40241
    502-588-2570
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Next Steps

For more information or to make an appointment,
call 502-588-6000