The more medical marijuana becomes a player in the medical field, with regard to treating symptoms of chronic ailments like epilepsy, cancer, HIV and chronic pain, scientists are getting creative in their research. For decades, growers and consumers of marijuana, legal or not, have bred
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What is a Migraine and Why are They so Hard to Pin Down?
The human brain is a mysterious thing. Entire fields of medicine, like neurology and psychology, are dedicated to trying to figure it out. Why do we feel the way we feel? Why do some people see and hear things others don’t? Why do some of
Reasons to Switch from Pharmaceuticals to Medical Marijuana
Dr. Blatman wrote the following piece which was originally published in the Alternative Patient Treatment Directory website. — For many people medical marijuana may be a much better alternative for pain relief than opioids or other pharmaceuticals. Marijuana has fewer side effects than pharmaceuticals used to treat
Infrared Imaging — Locate Hidden Injuries and Sources of Pain In The Body
Infrared Imaging Advanced technology to discover and locate hidden injuries and sources of pain in the body Chronic pain can be insidious, frustrating and anxiety producing. If treatment is going well, it has helped to make some of the pain go away. But if you
Dr. Blatman Quoted In AARP Magazine Regarding Food and Inflammation
Dr. Blatman was quoted in the most recent edition of the AARP magazine, within an article about eating healthy. “If you eliminate all inflammatory foods, half your pain will go away in two to 12 weeks.” You can read the article here.
A New Stem Cell Treatment Could Change the Lives of Spinal Injury Victims
New developments in stem cell therapy hold promise for spinal cord injury patients. Scientists have discovered a new way to deliver neural precursor cells to rats with spinal cord injuries. The discovery reduces the risk of further injury and improves the growth of cells with
7 Self Help Techniques to Alleviate Musician Injuries
If you’re a musician, your health is just as important as your instrument; both must be in tune and properly functioning to play well. However, with the practice that is required to become great at playing any instrument comes repetitive movements that can cause injuries.
Covid-19: Are Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Still Open?
In March, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued a statewide Stay at Home order, shuttering all businesses deemed nonessential. People were only allowed to leave their homes to get food, attend to the needs of an elderly or ailed family member, attend medical appointments, or provide
The Truth About Pain – A Different Paradigm
This article was originally published in Townsend Letter (November 2018) – https://www.townsendletter.com/. I played golf with sharp and disabling lower back pain for twenty-five years before I learned how to make it go away. Trigger point injections and myofascial work always helped; but when I
5 Ways Our Fibromyalgia Patients Can Stay Active & Engaged During COVID-19
Fibromyalgia is a difficult disease to live with — even before COVID-19. It’s understandable if life during this difficult time feels difficult, nearly impossible. Being active and social was hard enough without a pandemic to worry about. In March, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued a
In Person Examination Critical to Avoid Fibromyalgia Misdiagnosis
Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition affecting over 4 million people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is associated with abnormal pain processing — sleep problems, fatigue, and often emotional and mental distress. The condition is often
Treating Fibromyalgia: 6 Ways to Manage Muscle Pain from Exercise
No pain, no gain? This is not true for people with fibromyalgia. And especially not true for those with chronic fatigue. For many, exercise to pain and increased fatigue may actually be damaging to your body. A small degree of increased discomfort can be a
Stem Cell Therapy: How Safe & Effective is It?
Are stem cell therapies safe? Are they effective? Both are excellent questions we get asked on a regular basis from our Cincinnati patients at our health and wellness clinic. And while stem cells are a fairly recent and developing science, we have found great results
Scientists Found a Medical Cannabis Compound to Have Great Potential in Cancer Treatment
Pancreatic cancer is rare, but deadly. It makes up just 3% of cancer cases, yet as many as 20% of those afflicted with it will survive their first year, and only 8% survive more than 5. In fact, pancreatic cancer is predicted to be the
Can Stem Cells Fight Old Age? A New Study Seeks the Answer
Our Cincinnati patients have experienced significant results from stem cell treatments for knees, hips, back pain, and joint and muscle pain. But could stem cells help fight the aging process as well? Maybe someday. Research in 2017 found encouraging potential in using stem cells to
October is Breast Health Awareness Month
Mammograms – The Gold Standard Breast cancer screening is done to detect breast cancer before a person notices any physical symptoms. Early detection can enable a person to undergo less invasive treatments with better outcomes. Health authorities and doctors recommend regular screenings with mammography for