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What is Fibromyalgia?

What is Fibromyalgia? The diagnosis of fibromyalgia has been a controversial topic for many years. It is not a new concept, and in the early 1900’s it was referred to as muscular rheumatism and other names. In the later 1900’s doctors agreed to the diagnosis

Myofascial Pain

Muscles can cause many seemingly different pain conditions. Pulled muscles can cause mild soreness, as well as very severe sharp and stabling or radiating pain. Old injuries like recurrent back and shoulder problems that seem to “act up” after certain physical activities are mostly related

Video Message for Fibromyalgia Conference in England, April 2012

In this short video, Dr. Hal Blatman explains in his own words how he has been assisting patients with his traditional and holistic pain rehabilitation solutions. Dr. Blatman also demonstrates how using something simple as a rubber ball can help alleviate your chronic pain and

Myofascial Pain Presentation Slides for FAME 3-2006 for Patients

Treating Myofascial Pain – A Presentation made by Hal Blatman, MD. At the National Fibromyalgia Association FAME Conference in Orange, CA from March 17, 2006. Download the Full Presentation   Hal Blatman, MD Medical Director – Blatman Health and Wellness Center Holistic Comprehensive Pain Care

Myofascial Pain Presentation Slides FAME 3-2006 for CME

Treating Myofascial Pain – A Presentation made by Hal Blatman, MD. At the National Fibromyalgia Association FAME Conference in Orange, CA from March 18, 2006. Download the Full Presentation   Hal Blatman, MD Medical Director – Blatman Health and Wellness Center Holistic Comprehensive Pain Care

Holistic Thinking for Anti-Aging Lecture in Las Vegas December 2009

The Blatman Pain Clinic is solely dedicated to providing traditional and holistic pain treatment solutions. We have served the Cincinnati, Ohio and Northern Kentucky area since 1988, improving our patients’ lives by relieving and eliminating pain, especially chronic pain and myofascial pain syndromes. New Book

Sports Related Muscle Injuries

Physical activity and sports related muscle injuries wear out our parts, and more aggressive  activity wears our parts out more quickly. There are lots of examples in those who were professional athletes in their younger years. Despite this, exercise is one of the best therapies

Repetitive Strain Injury and Myofascial Pain Syndrome

During the last few years I have followed the postings to online Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) discussion lists with considerable interest, and have occasionally offered some suggestions for myofascial pain sufferers. Scott Wright encouraged me to write this FAQ to assist in understanding myofascial pain,

Guanhu Yang, Ph.D. does Chinese Acupuncture in Cincinnati Ohio

Guanhu Yang, Ph.D. does Chinese Acupuncture in Cincinnati, Ohio Guanhu Yang has 14 years of experience in Chinese Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine, practicing in China and Japan. He sees patients at the Blatman Pain Clinic. What is Acupuncture, and what kinds of diseases can

Photonic Stimulation

Light therapies have been used for healing since early recorded history. In ancient times, this “Heliotherapy” was based upon religious beliefs and superstitions. By the end of the 19th century, sunlight was proven to kill bacteria. Sun baths were used to treat scurvy, rickets, edema,

Myofascial Pain Syndrome Frequently Asked Questions

Muscles can cause many seemingly different pain conditions. Pulled muscles can cause mild soreness, as well as very severe sharp and stabling or radiating pain. Old injuries like recurrent back and shoulder problems that seem to “act up” after certain physical activities are mostly related

Nutrition In Treating And Managing Chronic Pain

“I gave up my life for this illness, I’m not giving up my food!” Healing from pain is like healing from any other malady, and nutrition plays a significant role in the healing process. When we consider the relationship of food and healing, there are

The Mathematics of Pain

In our lives, certain activities contribute to increasing our pain. In turn, certain treatments add up to decrease pain. These concepts and relationships can be described in terms of a mathematical equation. First, accept that in a chronic pain condition, there is always some degree

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