Conditions Commonly Treated with 
Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine

Pain Relief

 

Pain syndromes

Pain syndromes are the constant background noise of our day-to-day life. In fact, we may start to believe that life is supposed to feel this achy, and these pains are just something we have to live with. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. In fact, your body never wants to be in pain, and it will do everything it can to be pain free. Chronic pain doesn’t serve any purpose. In all likelihood, you don’t have to live with any of the following: back pain, shoulder pain, hip pain, wrist and ankle pain, sciatica, arthritis, tendonitis, headaches, neck pain, whiplash, and so many more… Even if you’ve been told your pain is chronic, or due to arthritis, injury, or joint disease, it doesn’t mean it’s not treatable.

Back & Knee Pain

Sports injuries

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Seasonal (Im)balance

 

Common cold and flu

Cough

Sinus

Allergy Symptoms

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Balancing Internal Symptoms

 

Circulatory Disorders

Chinese Medicine, including Acupuncture and Herbology, generally excels at treating such circulatory conditions as Reynauds and generalized cold hands and feet. Along with healthy diet and lifestyle, long term treatment can show positive improvements in hypertension/high blood pressure. Acupuncture is frequently used in Chinese hospitals for post-stroke recovery and to help regain function, assuming treatment starts shortly after the event. Lastly, Chinese medicine can help improve conditions of heart disease – BUT ONLY under the supervision and consent of your doctor.

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Acupuncture and Herbology are frequently used to treat many GI conditions, such as, ulcers, reflux, gastric pain, upper GI bloating, nausea, as well as lower GI issues of IBS, pain with bowel movement, gas, bloating, indigestion, and sour stomach.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

IBS is a very common condition that can often be successfully with acupuncture and Chinese medicine treated, including IBS with diarrhea, constipation, or alternating types. Additionally, Chinese medicine is often used to treat upper GI complaints, such as, GERD/heartburn/acid reflux, nausea, hystericus glomus (lump in the throat), bloating/distention, and lack of appetite.

Menstrual Irregularities

Acupuncture and Herbology is often used to treat such hormonal issues as menstrual irregularities. These can fall into several different descriptive categories, such as pain and cramping premenstrually, during cycle, or postmenstrually, PMS headache or flu, constipation, irritability and sleep disorders, to name just a few, or actual changes to cycle length (early, late, no fixed date) and blood flow.

Infertility

Insomnia

Gynecological Disorders

Urogenital Disorders

Respiratory Disorders

Endocrine Disorders

Nervous System Disorders

Shingles

Acne

Skin Conditions

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Connecting Mind & Body

 

Mindfulness Meditation

We provide Mindfulness Meditation instructions to directly connect & experience a deeper, more authentic mind that is unaffected by the comings and goings of life.

Would your quality of life be better if you didn’t feel overwhelmed, stressed, or frustrated by events beyond your control? Would your relationships with family and friends be deeper and more meaningful if you were not emotionally triggered?

Mindfulness meditation offers you a chance to directly connect to and experience a deeper, more authentic mind, that is unaffected by the comings and goings of life.  This mind has always been there, hidden in plain sight. All that is needed is slow down and see it.

This meditation Meditation has nothing to due with instant gratification, or projecting pleasant mind-states. Rather, this is training in knowing who you are at a core level, in any given moment, and being able to respond clearly and authentically from this place.

Meditation Room

We have a quiet meditation room for our patients to use for free. Arrive before or stay after your regular appointments.

One-on-One Mindfulness Meditation Instruction

Anybody seriously interested in the truly transformative potential that mindfulness practice brings to one’s life is encouraged to work one-on-one with instructor. Working with a instructor is your quickest, clearest way to establishing meaningful and lasting daily practices. Most importantly, it is essential to clearly seeing and understanding your personal sticking points and resistance.

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The results from the treatments are nothing short of miraculous.

I am very thankful that Matt at Medicine Grove was recommended by a family member. I experienced chronic back pain for over three years. The results from Matt's treatments are nothing short of miraculous. Within a few months the back pain is gone along with various other symptoms I had accepted as part of life and the aging process. Recently I had intense shoulder pain and within two treatments my shoulder feels better than ever. Matt's wisdom and expertise in my opinion are unequaled. I am truly amazed by the improvements to my life thanks to Matt Wagner. B.U. - Madison, WI - Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine Treatments

Acupuncture with Matt has completely given me my life back.

Acupuncture with Matt has completely given me my life back. I came to him after trying everything else to help my lower back - which was going numb when I walked and causing me extensive pain. This pain was keeping me from walking far or doing basic household tasks - and I'm 37. Matt learned about my issues and described what he was seeing in a way I had never heard...and it made perfect sense. After just a couple of treatments I could feel a huge improvement. I saw him often for a few months and the pain was gone. Now I just go in for tune ups. During my tune ups I have gotten help for other problems too. Acupuncture with Matt has given me great relief from anxiety. If I go more than a month without a tune up I can really tell...even if my back feels fantastic my mood needs a visit. I highly recommend Matt to everyone I know who has health issues. By all means, give it a try!! Kate A. - Madison, WI - Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine Treatments

He has helped me to feel better than I thought was possible.

Finding Matt has been a blessing to me. He is skilled, insightful and kind. Using acupuncture, herbs and his knowledge of Chinese Medicine, Matt has helped me with issues including digestion, nutrition, long term pain, skin irritation, and headaches. He has helped me to feel better than I thought was possible. If you are looking for someone that will treat you as a whole person, this is the place to go. Korey Kopp - Madison, WI - Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine Treatments

I highly recommend him for all types of ailments.

I've received absolutely amazing results from Matt's acupuncture and herbal medicine treatments over the years. I highly recommend him for all types of ailments. His herbal medicine and acupuncture knowledge and experience is top notch, I know that from being treated by many practitioners in the past. S. A. - Madison, WI - Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine Treatments

Whenever I have a problem, I go see Matt, and he patches right up.

I suffered from nausea and heartburn that got much worse after work stress. I went to my GP, who advised me to get an upper g.i endoscopy, and a test for H. Pylori. He didn't seem convinced that the endoscopy would find anything, but wanted to rule out major issues. In the end, his suggestion was prescription heartburn meds. Well, I couldn't afford the tests, and I didn't like the side effects of the medication. My son suggested I go see Matthew. Being a very skeptical person, it took a lot of convincing. As I walked into the office I was prepared for a lot of nonsense. But, I was willing to give it a try. I was impressed by the thoroughness of the intake, and Matt's bedside manner. After the visit, I was given an herbal formula to take for a week. Again, not expecting much, I took the formula. Well, I'll be damned if my nausea and heartburn didn't clear up in a couple of days! I went back for a couple of more weeks until I was given the all clear that the condition has resolved. Now, 4 years later, it hasn't come back. Whenever I have a problem, I go see Matt, and he patches right up. I never would have believed it 5 years ago! P.W. - Manitowoc, WI - Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine Treatments

I'm really happy that I got the problem accurately diagnosed and taken care of, so that I could get on with my life.

Bottom line is, Matt is an excellent clinician. I consulted with Matt for severe, sports-induced hip pain. Being a registered nurse, I fear what would have likely happened if I went to urgent care… Well, I know all too well in fact, because I know the differential. I would have had an x-ray, which would have been inconclusive, and a diagnosis of either tendonitis, or bursitis. I would have been put on Ibuprofen for 10 days, with a follow-up MRI, if I wasn't better by then. I was really concerned I would have been laid up on crutches - hard to do when you work in the hospital. I'm really happy that I got the problem accurately diagnosed and taken care of, so that I could get on with my life. B.G. - Fitchburg, WI - Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine Treatments

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine worked for me, when nothing else seemed to. I would recommend trying it!

Starting around Jan 2009, my whole left side of my body was completely cold. I had it probably a year. I don’t know what caused it, but it was very severe. On a scale of 1 to 10, it was a ten. I was treated by a neurologist, but nobody could find a cause. Western meds helped somewhat, but I didn’t want to do that forever. Since doing the acupuncture and herbal treatments I am doing so much better. On a scale of 1 to 10, now I am down to a 3 and getting better. Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine worked for me, when nothing else seemed to. I would recommend trying it! Becky - Broomfield, CO - Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine Treatments
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