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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

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

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

Pain Specialist

Scott Klein, L.Ac. is an expert in pain management, releasing trauma, and helping to repair repetitive stress patterns held in the body. He has been in the healing field for over 25 years, is a licensed acupuncturist, and combines the many healing modalities he has mastered over the years for a deeper healing experience for his clients.

Meet Scott

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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8 Unusual Allergies.

April 14, 2016

Do you Suffer from Unusual Allergies? This is the season for allergies. Every year I feel compelled to remind you that you have some options with allergies.  The OTC Zyrtec, Allegra, etc do relieve symptoms.  For some people, they prefer to not take OTC medications, so they come to RiverWest Acupuncture and we work with them around seasonal allergies from […]



Top 3 Herbal Remedies For Treating Nausea

April 14, 2016

  Using herbal remedies for treating nausea works in people of all ages. Whether you suffer from discomfort on occasion or regularly feel uneasy after meals, there are several plant based remedies which can help you. These can be used to supplement your medication. Always speak to your doctor about any chronic discomfort that you have after eating. Nausea can […]



Can Acupuncture Help Support Goals

March 31, 2016

We are coming up to the end of the first quarter of the year.   Where are you on the goals that you set for yourself at the beginning of this year?  Did you know that you can let acupuncture help support goals?   In the past, each year when I would make my New Year’s resolution around eating healthy, exercising more, […]


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Can acupuncture help stress?

March 25, 2016

I AM SO STRESSED! Let me set the stage. I am Lisa Francolini, a Portland acupuncturist, ­­who on a daily basis, treats my acupuncture patients for stress. Can acupuncture help stress? Absolutely, I see it every day! And yet, these words actually came out of my mouth while I was just on holiday in St Croix. In that moment, I […]


Recurring Events

Community Acupuncture (Tuesday)
May 31 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Community Acupuncture (Tuesday)

Experience RiverWest’s affordable Community Acupuncture option for only $20 per treatment!

Community Acupuncture (Wednesday)
Jun 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Community Acupuncture (Wednesday) @ Portland | Oregon | United States

Experience RiverWests affordable Community Acupuncture option for only $20 per treatment!

Community Acupuncture (Thursday)
Jun 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Community Acupuncture (Thursday)

Experience RiverWest’s affordable Community Acupuncture option for only $20 per treatment!

Community Acupuncture (1st Saturday)
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Community Acupuncture (1st Saturday)

Description: Experience RiverWest’s affordable Community Acupuncture option for only $20 per treatment!