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Welcome to RiverWest Acupuncture...

A healing oasis dedicated to providing you with a positive and relaxing, total healing experience. Utilizing a combination of acupuncture and traditional Chinese Medicine, our insightful and skilled professionals offer natural solutions to promote good health on a deeper, long-lasting basis through personalized care.

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine is a safe and effective, drug-free option for diagnosing and treating the imbalances that can cause disease and related symptoms. We look forward to treating you and your family.

Our Practitioners

Lisa C. Francolini

Women 50+ Thriving

Lisa C. Francolini, L.Ac., Owner is committed to rewriting the “50+ women are past their prime” story and empowering them to dream big and thrive through both physical and mental agility. After 20 years as a licensed acupuncturist, she is knowledgeable and passionate about helping her Peri-to-Post menopausal patients flourish in their later years.

Meet Lisa
Other services

Other services available at RiverWest Acupuncture:
Chiropractic Care,
Personal Training And
Facial/Skin Care Services.

Sheridan Horning

Physical, Mental & Emotional Pain

Sheridan Horning, L.Ac. specializes in treating the physical, mental, and emotional components of pain. When most people are in pain, it’s almost impossible for them to be as brilliant as this world needs them to be. “That is simply not OK on my watch!” explains Sheridan.

Meet Sheridan
Affordable Acupuncture

RiverWest Community Acupuncture Portland

Experience personalized, yet affordable, acupuncture care in a group setting. Treatments are simple and concise. The points treated are on the front of the body – legs, arms, hands, feet and ears, so everyone remains fully clothed. Come join us. Pick a lounge chair, zone out and relax.

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Pulse Lines: RiverWest Health News

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Summer

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Summer

August 29, 2017

Relationship Between Traditional Chinese Medicine and Summer With August coming to a close, it feels like summer is also coming to a close.  But not until Sept 21st.   September often gives us plenty of heat to either enjoy or combat, depending on your internal thermometer.   The photo was taken out of my side view mirror, of a beautiful, hot, summer morning sunrise. (I was […]


Heart Feels

Feeling is a Superpower! The Heart Feels!

August 28, 2017

The Heart Feels The heart breaks and the heart knows. I don’t usually work with partnered women. Once in a while, though, they are ready to transform their lives and relationships. They are ready to trust themselves again, to relinquish micromanaging their hearts and relationships, and open themselves up for BIG love; to themselves first. Often, the women I work […]


why get acupuncture in Portland in the summer

Why get Acupuncture in Portland in the Summer?

July 27, 2017

Why get Acupuncture in Portland in the summer? Two reasons: What is there about summer that gives us unique health challenges? It is such a wonderful time of the year. I was pondering why get acupuncture in Portland in the summer?   I was thinking about all the things that we do that are different because it’s summer.   We wait for […]


acupuncture helps urinary incontinence

Acupuncture helps urinary incontinence?

June 27, 2017

It goes something like this.   You are holding your newborn baby.  It starts with a sneeze. And you think, did I just pee my pants?   With a certain amount of shock, you realize, it’s true.  You did just wet your pants. This inconvenient and at times, embarrassing, little problem is urinary incontinence.   It is not a rare problem. Lots of women — regardless […]


Recurring Events

Community Acupuncture

Tuesdays: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm (in by 12:00)
Wednesdays: 10:00 – 1:00 pm (in by 12:00)
Thursdays: 4:00 – 7:00 pm (in by 6:00)
Saturdays: 10:00 am (First and third Saturdays of each month)

Meditation (for Regular People)

Mondays: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm