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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


Does heat help weight loss?

June 29, 2016

We have already had a hotter than normal spring.  Seeing temperatures in the 80’s in April and the 90’s in May and 100 in June is just not what we expect here in the Northwest.   As it heats up and we tend to wear less clothing, then the diets start, and I hear both stories from my patients either about […]


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Can Acupuncture Help Running Injuries

May 12, 2016

Can Acupuncture Help Running Injuries? As the good weather comes on us, I start to see my patients that are runners as they start to up their mileage as they train.  This is especially true for what I call the “seasonal runners.”   You are the runners that start training in the spring for all the runs that occur throughout the summer […]


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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 […]


Recurring Events

Community Acupuncture (Tuesday)
Jul 26 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Community Acupuncture (Tuesday)

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

Community Acupuncture (Wednesday)
Jul 27 @ 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)
Jul 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Community Acupuncture (Thursday)

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

Community Acupuncture (Tuesday)
Aug 2 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Community Acupuncture (Tuesday)

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