The Blatman Method: Certification for Practitioners

A Comprehensive Medical Approach to Treating Myofascial Pain with Dr. Hal Blatman, MD, DAAPM, ABIHM

Revolutionize the way you treat and manage pain in your practice.

The Blatman Method is a ground-breaking five-part series developed and taught by Hal Blatman, MD. Individuals enrolled in these workshops will learn how to physically examine and treat patients with myofascial pain disorders. More specifically, participants will learn to diagnose and treat myofascial pain using the Blatman Method, which includes trigger point injections, prolotherapy, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, stem cell therapy, and other techniques.

The nature and origins of pain are not what most of us were taught. Our approach to pain treatment and management needs a radical paradigm shift. With over 30 years of practical experience and proven methods, Dr. Blatman has brought relief to many patients suffering from myofascial and chronic pain. This series of workshops on The Blatman Method will help you develop the tools to manage your patients’ pain and fascia injuries effectively and heal pain at its true source.

What you will learn in this five-part workshop:

  • Hands-on physical examination and myofascial release techniques
  • Use of compounded and traditional medications
  • Nutrition and pain management
  • Injection, PRP, and dry needling techniques by demonstration and lab
  • Integrative, holistic, evidence-based pain care
  • Billing and reimbursement for your services
  • How to duplicate Blatman Health and Wellness Center’s success!

Session Dates

  • Session 1 – Sept 20-22, 2024                  
  • Session 2 – Nov 15-17, 2024 
  • Session 3 – Feb 28- Mar 2, 2025
  • Session 4 – May 9-11, 2025 
  • Session 5 – August 1-3, 2025 


  • Physician (MD, DO): $3,195 per session; $15,000 when registering for all 5 sessions
  • Naturopathic Physician: $3,195 per session; $15,000 when registering for all 5 sessions
  • Dentist: $3,195 per session; $15,000 when registering for all 5 sessions
  • Nurse/PA: $3,195 per session; $15,000 when registering for all 5 sessions
  • Pharmacist, Chiropractor: $1,595 per session; $7,250 when registering for all 5 sessions
  • LMP, OT, PT: $950 per session; $3,900 when registering for all 5 sessions

Workshop Series Summary

MODULE I: Head, Neck, And Temporomandibular Joint (Tmj) Syndrome

Participants will learn physical examination and treatment techniques for the head and neck. Instruction includes the fundamentals of nutrition for healing and decreasing pain and the basics of using a compounding pharmacy. Participants will also learn about transdermal nutrients and medications, important adjuvants in treating pain.

MODULE II: Shoulder, Upper Back, Chest, And Upper Extremity Pain Conditions

This section includes the physical examination and treatment of the upper body and upper extremities. Participants will learn to palpate the small muscles in the hand and become more comfortable using slightly larger needles.

MODULE III: Abdomen, Lower Back, Hip, Buttocks, Pelvis, And Lower Extremity Conditions

By this time, participants will learn how to palpate the small muscles in the foot. They will also become more comfortable using longer needles to reach deeper muscles in the lower back and buttocks.

MODULE IV: Training Advancement

In this workshop, participants will further enhance their skills, gaining proficiency in treating pain from head to toe and learning how to deal with a complex pain pattern with what to do first, second, and third. Before beginning this section, participants should be competent in nutrition basics, compounding pharmacy fundamentals, trigger-point injection methods, and prolotherapy injection techniques. This workshop teaches the fundamentals of treating pelvic pain and also how to treat and reverse scoliosis in a child.

MODULE V: Advanced Injection Techniques: Full Body

Workshop IV prepares participants with advanced injection therapy experience that has not yet been covered in the previous 4 workshops. Participants should have competence in full-body injection biopuncture before beginning this workshop.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits

CME credits are pending.

Who Should Enroll in This Workshop Series?

This workshop benefits physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and other providers who regularly treat or see patients with various types of chronic and myofascial pain. This workshop series is designed for

  • Physicians (MD, DO, ND, DC)
  • Dentists and Dental surgeons
  • Physical and occupational therapists
  • Massage therapists
  • Pharmacists

Who is Hal Blatman MD, DAAPM, ABIHM?

Dr. Hal Blatman is the Director of Blatman Health and Wellness Center. He has credentials in Pain Management and Board Certification in Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Integrative Medicine. Dr. Blatman is a past president of the American Holistic Medical Association.


Dr. Blatman was first introduced to TMJ related disorders in 1982 by a local dentist and TMJ expert. He never again looked at headaches in the ways of standard of care medicine.

For several years, Dr. Blatman practiced family medicine while managing a chain of urgent care facilities. During his tenure as a general practitioner, Dr. Blatman recognized the limited capacity of Western medicine to treat and manage chronic and myofascial pain. To learn more effective ways to treat pain, 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 dedicated to providing traditional and holistic pain treatment solutions in the tri-state area. He continues to innovate and lead in pain management, offering patients comprehensive and personalized care through integrative medicine.

Questions about the course?

To Learn More About This Workshop Series, Contact:

New York: 120 East 56th Street, 12th Floor. Phone: 844.282.8900

Cincinnati: 10653 Techwoods Circle, Suite 101. Phone: 513.956.3200

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