Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine & Mindfulness Meditation
At Medicine Grove, we have a quiet and tranquil meditation room for free for our patients to come and enjoy the slience. Arrive early to your regular acupuncture appointment or stay a bit later to carve out some time for yourself to reflect on the day. If you're new to meditation and would like to learn how you can get started, please ask Matt for a short meditation instructions. If you'd like a more indepth conversation about your meditation practice, questions that are arrising in your practice, and any other questions you may have about meditation, please contact Matt to schedule a separate appointment just for this purpose.
Matt is part of the greater Madison Rinzai Zen Community. If you’d like to deepen in practice with our teacher, please consider joining the meditation group on Sundays, Mondays, and Wednesdays. Info at: http://www.madisonrinzaizen.org.
One-on-One Mindfulness Meditation Instruction is encouraged for people wishing to work on emotional or physical aspects of meditation practice. This includes meditation, qigong, and emotional balancing techniques.
Here are just some of the potential benefits of Mindfulness Meditation practice:
- Greater personal clarity and self-understanding
- Improved mental focus and memory
- Better intuition and understanding of people
- More emotional balance
- Stronger willpower
- Increased happiness
- More likeability
- Overall improvement in life satisfaction
- Stress reduction
- General improvement of stress-related health issues
Mindfulness practice is well-suited to the following personalities:
Mindfulness practice is not well-suited for those who:
- Want a quick fix
- Aren't willing to be honest and make personal changes
- Aren’t willing to commit to themselves or a personal practice
At Medicine Grove, Madison Wisconsin, we offer Acupuncture Treatment, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Mindfulness Training, Qigong Exercises, Tuina Massage, and Cupping Therapy as part of our Oriental Medicine Services at Medicine Grove, Madison Wisconsin.
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