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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

how does breath calm us

How does breath calm us?

December 14, 2017

Anxiety, Breathe, Calm How does breath calm us?  Why does such a simple, basic human function, done in a specific way, work so well in redirecting our day?  And for some people, helps redirect their entire life.  I wondered about this because of the way I started my morning. I found myself running around this morning.  The previous night, I had gone to […]


can acupuncture help arthritis

Can acupuncture help arthritis?

December 7, 2017

Do you remember when your grandparents complained about their arthritis as the weather changed? Or as you age, you feel a little creakier and chalk it up to arthritis.  the term Arthritis is often used, but do you really understand it?  In this blog, we look at the following questions. What exactly is arthritis?  What causes it?  How does Western […]


Acupuncture in Portland and Life Lessons

Acupuncture in Portland and Life Lessons in Kitchen Repair

November 28, 2017

This week’s blog comes to us from another guest blogger, Irene Laney.   Irene teaches yoga on Monday nights here at RiverWest Acupuncture in Portland and Life Lessons in Kitchen Repair is what this blog explores.    Her previous blog has the “before” pictures, and it adds meaning once you see the “after” pictures shown here.  Please read on and enjoy. Life Lessons […]


tips for eating during the holidays

6 Tips for Eating during the Holidays

November 21, 2017

This is our follow up blog from a couple of weeks ago about Acupuncture and Digestion.   Tracy Siegel, MPH, NTP, the nutritionist co-located with RiverWest  Acupuncture is guest blogging for us and giving out 6 tips for eating during the holidays.   Thank you Tracy for your support! It’s official, the holidays are officially upon us. Thursday is Thanksgiving! How do you plan […]


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