Dr. Hal Blatman

MD, DAAPM, ABIHM, Medical Director
Dr. Hal Blatman

Dr. Hal Blatman

MD, DAAPM, ABIHM, Medical Director

Hal S. Blatman, MD is the founder and medical director of the Blatman Health and Wellness Center, and a nationally recognized specialist in treating myofascial pain. He is credentialed in Pain Management and Board Certified in Occupational and Environmental Medicine and in Integrative Holistic Medicine. After receiving his medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1980, Dr. Blatman completed two years of training in orthopedic surgery. He later studied ergonomics during his residency in Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the University of Cincinnati Hospital.

For several years, Dr. Blatman practiced family medicine while managing a chain of urgent care facilities. During Dr. Blatman’s tenure in general medicine, he recognized western medicine’s difficulty treating and managing chronic and myofascial pain. Consequently, he studied with the late Janet Travell, MD, then recognized as the world’s leading expert in treating myofascial pain disorders. In 1988, Dr. Blatman established Cincinnati’s first clinic specifically dedicated to providing traditional and holistic pain treatment solutions.

Dr. Blatman is a Board Certified Practitioner of Integrative and Holistic Medicine, Designated A.B.I.H.M., for American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine. Dr. Blatman is a Past-President of the American Holistic Medical Association.

Articles by Dr. Hal Blatman

Back Pain

Back pain is pain felt in the back that usually originates from the muscles, nerves, bones, joints or other structures in the spine. It may have a sudden onset or can be a chronic pain; it can be constant or intermittent, stay in one place or radiate to other areas ...
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Blatman Health and Wellness Center brings Dermapen Technology to Cincinnati

Renew Skin There are many ways to rejuvenate skin. Some people seek out techniques to soften wrinkles and make skin tighter. Others want their scars from acne, surgery, and stretch marks to soften and become less noticeable. Plastic surgery, face lifts, eye lid procedures, botox injections, laser therapy, and other ...
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Body Cleansing by Hal Blatman MD

Detoxification is an alternative medicine approach that proponents claim rids the body of “toxins”, accumulated harmful substances that are alleged to exert undesirable effects on individual health. Detoxification usually includes one or more of: dieting, fasting, consuming exclusively or avoiding specific foods, colon cleansing, chelation therapy, or the removal of ...
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Bring the thrill back into your love life

Men have a little blue pill for treating erectile dysfunction, and what do women have? … and what if the little blue pill stops working? There are 4 “Sex-Pleasure Problems” that women have Female Sexual Arousal Disorder (usually but not always accompanies Sexual Desire Disorder). Women who suffer with this ...
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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome refers to severe, continued tiredness that is not relieved by rest and is not directly caused by other medical conditions Causes for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The exact cause of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is unknown. Some theories suggest CFS may be due to: Inflammation in the nervous ...
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Chronic Pain

Millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain — pain that lasts longer than six months. Chronic pain can be mild or excruciating, episodic or continuous, merely inconvenient or totally incapacitating.With chronic pain, signals of pain remain active in the nervous system for weeks, months, or even years. This can take ...
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Erectile Dysfunction

Male sexual arousal is a complex process that involves the brain, hormones, emotions, nerves, muscles and blood vessels. Erectile dysfunction can result from a problem with any of these. Likewise, stress and mental health concerns can cause or worsen erectile dysfunction. Sometimes a combination of physical and psychological issues causes ...
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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a common syndrome in which a person has long-term, body-wide pain and tenderness in the joints, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. Fibromyalgia has also been linked to fatigue, sleep problems, headaches, depression, and anxiety. How do you get Fibromyalgia? Possible causes or triggers of fibromyalgia include: Physical ...
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Headaches

A headache or cephalalgia is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck. It can be a symptom of a number of different conditions of the head and neck. The brain tissue itself is not sensitive to pain because it lacks pain receptors. Rather, the pain is caused ...
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Integrative Holistic Rehabilitation

Holistic health is a concept in medical practice upholding that all aspects of people’s needs including: – psychological – physical – social – spiritual should be taken into account and seen as a whole. The holistic approach is widely accepted in medicine. Holistic & Alternative Medicine In alternative medicine, it ...
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