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Mr. Hal Blatman

Occupational Therapist

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-pagination: none; mso-layout-grid-align: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial; color: #311f12;">Hal Blatman MD, DAAPM, ABIHM, is the medical director of the Blatman Health & Wellness Center and a Past President of the American Holistic Medical Association. He is co-author of Winner's Guide to Pain Relief, an easy do it yourself guide for understanding and treating myofascial pain. He completed two years of training in orthopedic surgery and is credentialed in Pain Management, Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Integrative Holistic Medicine. He is a nationally recognized specialist in treating myofascial pain disorders. In the early 1990s he studied with the late Janet Travell, a pioneer and pain physician to President John F. Kennedy. During the past 30 years his practice of medicine has evolved from orthopedic and allopathic medicine training to a holistic and functional medicine practice that treats patients of all ages. Dr. Blatman's team specializes in providing solutions for healing pain, ligament and tendon injury, and fibromyalgia- chronic fatigue syndrome. Treatment combines nutrition, bioidentical hormones, prolotherapy, trigger point injections, Platelet Rich Plasma injections, dry needling, herbal medicine, detoxification of environmental poisons, infrared light therapy, stem cell injections and other modalities. He has been teaching for twenty years, and during the past six years he has developed a  CME training program of weekend intensive workshops to train physicians how to successfully treat people with varied pain conditions from headache to foot pain, fibromyalgia, lower back, pelvic pain and scoliosis.</span></p>
Mr. Hal Blatman
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Medical College of Pennsylvania-MD
  • Accepting new patients

My husband works in a pathology lab. Should be undergoing some tests due to occupational hazards?

Some of the answer is about whether he has any current relevant medical health issues also. Hope this helps:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3538703/