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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.

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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Bach Flower Remedy

March 19, 2020

How do Bach flower remedies work? … These flower remedies are a safe and natural method of healing as they work to gently restore the balance between the mind and body. They are proven to gently soothe negative emotions like fear, worry, hatred, and indecision that disrupt the body’s equilibrium as a whole. Read the descriptions.   Pick the 5 that represent what you are […]


acupuncture helps trauma

Acupuncture helps trauma, whether it be big or small

March 6, 2019

Acupuncture helps trauma The belief that “acupuncture helps trauma” has become fairly well accepted in the circles of alternative care.  But what constitutes a trauma?  Siblings growing up in the same household, experiencing the same events, will often have diversely different recalls and emotions about what happened in the household.  To some, it was a safe environment.  And yet, to the next sibling, they were […]


Eating to stay Cool!

August 6, 2018

Eating to stay COOL! It’s going to be hot. Sheridan was going over the foods that she has been eating to stay cool.  These foods are great for relieving summer heat and we wanted to share. Some are obvious because they’re so abundant right now: watermelon, cucumber, tomato, eggplant, coconut, but a couple others aren’t as intuitive.  For example, eating […]


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 […]