In our stressful world, headaches are a common condition. If you get them often, they can be quite the nuisance, even debilitating. It can be difficult to function or even enjoy life. There are several types of headaches, and they can range in severity. Tension
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People with fibromyalgia face a frustrating conundrum: Exercising can significantly improve their pain management and lessen their symptoms yet the pain of the illness makes exercise difficult if not exacerbating. Even simple stretches can seem to set your limbs on fire. But regular exercise helps
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
Dr. Blatman was recently interviewed on a podcast discussing information about living a pain free life. — La Dolce Vita With Virginia Rose Episode Description On this ground breaking episode I interview Dr. Hal Blatman. He is an expert in myofascia injury and shares that
Due to concerns about the current state of COVID infections and the more infectious strains now in our country, we have determined that our Your Pain Can Go Away workshop on February 6th should not proceed as planned. There is no way we can appropriately shield those in our
Dr. Hal Blatman and Clint Cornell PA discuss thyroid issues. How do you know if your thyroid is low? If your thyroid medicine is working? How to test, when to test, what medicine to take, how thyroid hormones T3 and T4 work in your body
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.
The saddest thing about carpal tunnel syndrome is that it can prevent us from doing the things we love — crocheting or knitting, playing an instrument, gardening or crafting. But the good news is that natural treatment can provide lasting benefits. There are exercises, lifestyle
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.
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
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
Dr. Hal Blatman joins The IronRoad Way to talk about myofascial pain, and how pain isn’t really what we think it is. Pain doesn’t come from where you think it does. Check out this terrific interview and demonstration.
Fibromyalgia is a mysterious illness. People who suffer from it experience widespread musculoskeletal pain as well as fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. It is believed that the disease affects the way the brain processes pain, effectively amplifying painful sensations. The CDC calls this phenomenon
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
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
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