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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,
Massage,
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

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How to sleep better after daylight savings

November 14, 2017

Feeling sluggish and rundown?   Are you wondering why?   Other than the usual things that we face daily that make us feel exhausted.    This week in the clinic, 80% of the patients we saw, related that they were feeling rundown and sluggish; more so than normal.   We assign part of the blame onto the recent change in the time. And, we recommend […]

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Acupuncture in Portland helps digestion

Acupuncture in Portland helps digestion: It’s THAT time of year!

November 7, 2017

Acupuncture in Portland helps Digestion This time of year is like the trifecta of digestion upset.   It can start with Halloween candy.  It continues with Thanksgiving, and then finishes off with Christmas.   And those are the big players.   In between that is the increased amount of holiday parties, New Years, Pumpkin Spice lattes, etc.   Acupuncture in Portland helps digestion and […]

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acupuncture treatment plan

Acupuncture Treatment Plan; It’s more than just needles.

October 30, 2017

Why do I need an Acupuncture Treatment Plan? Having an Acupuncture Treatment Plan is an essential component of reaping the best benefits from acupuncture and Chinese medicine.  Knowing when to come in and how often determines the outcome. That’s why we take the time to sincerely explain what course of treatment each individual may need. If someone comes in with severe […]

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create harmony amidst chaos

How do we create harmony amidst chaos?

September 28, 2017

Create Harmony amidst Chaos Mother Nature has been especially ferocious as of late. Between the hurricanes in the Caribbean, Puerto Rico, and Florida, and the Earthquakes in Mexico, coupled with the tension around North Korea,  it’s easy to understand why we have so many patients coming into the clinic feeling overwhelmed and incredulous.   We wanted to look at how do […]

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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