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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.

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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.

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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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Allergy Season

Allergy Season 2018

May 1, 2018

Is this the worst allergy season ever? If your allergies have been especially intense this spring during allergy season, you are not the only one. Recently, GeoHealth  published a study in the journal that implies the reason is climate change.  Apparently, milder, warmer winters cause oak trees to have more potent pollen.   The more potent pollen wreaks havoc on your and […]

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4 tips to Practice Self-Care When Diagnosed with Cancer

4 Tips to Practice Self-Care When Diagnosed with Cancer

March 2, 2018

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States behind heart disease. An estimated 12.7 million people are diagnosed with cancer each year and more than 7.6 million die from the disease. Fortunately, many cases are treatable with procedures including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy.   We lay out 4 tips to practice self-care when diagnosed […]

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Tips to Manage a Panic Attack - RiverWest Acupuncture in Portland

Tips to Manage a Panic Attack – RiverWest Acupuncture in Portland

February 8, 2018

Here’s what’s we are seeing in our clinic In the last week, we have had 5 patients come into the clinic with major, debilitating panic attacks. That is highly unusual for our clinic.  So it has made me think about all the things that are happening that would affect such statistics.  Here are some of them. The stock market is […]

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portland acupuncture for migraines

Portland Acupuncture for Migraines

February 1, 2018

  If you have ever had a migraine headache, I’m sure you will agree that if you NEVER had another one,,,,,,, you’d be good! Do you know the mechanics of a Migraine? The Science of a Migraine According to scientists, the science of the migraine is not fully understood.   They do know that it is a result from a complex series […]

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