6400 Gisholt Dr #113 Madison, WI 53713
Medicine Grove is an herbal medicine clinic utilizing the theories of Classical Chinese Herbalism, located in Madison, Wisconsin.
A Grove is a sanctuary. In this case, it is a sanctuary in the midst of our chaotic lives. It is where we can have the space to explore health problems and symptoms that aren’t acknowledged elsewhere. It is where we can give voice to patterns of illness and dysfunction, identify realistic treatment goals and outcomes, and explore what it means to be healthy in the human body.
If you feel like taking the time to walk this path together I look forward to hearing from you.
Are We a Good Fit?
I don’t accept all cases. I only accept cases that I think I can make a positive impact in and with people I can establish a good working relationship with. If I don’t think I’m the best practitioner for your case, I will refer you to someone who is. It’s equally important that you feel comfortable and have a good rapport with me.
The best patient is one who is first and foremost responsible for their health. This person may feel like they are doing everything right and still have some illness or symptoms. This patient is committed to unraveling their health complaint as it changes over time, has a reasonable expectation of timeframe and is willing to make necessary changes to diet and lifestyle. The prospective patient must be aware of how they feel in the body to know what all of their symptoms are. We can’t arrive at a classical diagnosis without this essential information.
The patient who is not a good fit is one who is not conscious and aware of their symptoms, is looking for a quick fix, or is not willing to make necessary diet and lifestyle changes.
What to Expect
How quickly you attain symptom resolution depends upon several factors, namely; how severe the symptoms are; how long the symptoms have been there; and what positive or negative influences there are in your life. In general, consults are every other week in the beginning as symptoms change. This may become every three or four weeks as your condition stabilizes. After your symptoms have resolved, our goal is to slowly wean you off of any herbal treatments so that your body can manage itself. In this way, herbal formulas are used to strengthen the body over time, and should not be seen as masking symptoms.
Matt found Classical Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine over 15 years ago while dealing with his own healing crisis; for a decade he suffered from debilitating insomnia, fatigue, and digestive complaints that were untreatable by conventional medicine. It was only after having had consistent acupuncture and herbal medicine treatments that his health and life dramatically improved. Inspired by this healing process, Matt made the choice to devote himself to Classical Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine, so that he may help others going through similar health situations.
Before studying Oriental medicine, Matthew was an ordained Zen Buddhist Priest, and spent 3 years in strict monastic practice as a Zen Buddhist Monk. This monastic training included study in classical Buddhist thought and psychology; classical insight and meditation practices, including Koan study; and finally, aspects of modern psychology.
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Medicine Grove Acupuncture
6400 Gisholt Dr #113
Madison, WI 53713
Medicine Grove Acupuncture
From the Beltline
Take the Exit "South Towne Dr"
Go North on W Broadway
Turn South onto WB Frontage Rd
Turn left at Gisholt Dr
Turn left at Starion Bank drive-up banking sign
Drive around the parking lot
Parking is plentiful in front and around 6400 Gisholt Dr