Monday, June 24, 2024

2024 MEDICAL INNOVATOR: MEET DR. HAL BLATMAN

Introduction: In the continued search for innovative healers and luminaries in the world of wellness, the Integrative Pain Healers Alliance honors professionals who conduct clinical leadership in their daily practice.  These role models inspire and pave the way for others within their generation to advance their education and expand their capacity in their selected healing arts, or explore other modalities that add to their ability to help their patients.

Our directors and publishers have reviewed the integrative work of Dr. Hal Blatman.  We recognize his holistic & innovative philosophies, his intuitive clinical approach and his expansive vision to engage in what his patients and colleagues would consider “the most sensible and intelligent solutions”.

With dual locations in Cincinnati, Ohio and NYC, Dr. Blatman founded the Blatman Health and Wellness Center- offering a variety of the latest protocols and modalities. His featured health services include: Regenerative Medicine (Stem Cell therapy & PRP), Pain Management and IV Therapy.  Dr. Blatman has also established a successful history working with patients with complex medical disorders by exploring a wider set of diagnostic and therapeutic options and exploratory solutions which includes Metabolic Terrain Medicine for those with cancer. He is also certified in the ReCODE program from Apollo Health for those with dementia and Alzheimer's Disease.


THE BLATMAN METHOD

Over the course of more than 30 years in clinical practice Dr. Blatman has developed The Blatman Method – a well published strategy for Understanding and Treating Pain. This method is based on 5 rules:

1. You cannot believe the pain comes from where you feel it. Your headache does not come from your head, blood vessels or nerves. Pain in your left arm could be a heart attack, and knee pain does not come from the joint, evidenced by knee pain long after joint replacement surgery.

2. It is not important to diagnose what you think the pain feels like. In fact, your brain cannot tell the difference between sharp, dull, achy, stabbing, numbness, tingling, burning, and more. They all can have the same cause.

3. The only thing you can really believe is what you can touch and feel, and where you are specifically tender, millimeter by millimeter, is where your fascia is kinked or tied in a knot, or where your fascia anchors to hold you together and you have injured and repaired this hundreds of times.

4. If you are examined this way looking for where you are tender from head to toe, the places where you are overall most tender and the kinks and injuries from your lifetime that generate most of the pain of which you are conscious.

5. No matter how long you have had the pain, and no matter what you have been told is your diagnosis – as quickly as you unkink your fascia and get your body to regrow and strengthen to hold together better on the inside – the pain you had will already be gone.


REGENERATIVE MEDICINE 

Dr. Blatman has been helping people recover and restore worn joints and avoid joint replacement surgery for more than 30 years. His patients have seen great success with regenerative and holistic therapies for pain. Regenerative medicine therapies include Peptide therapy, Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) Therapy, Stem Cell Therapy, exosome treatments, and vSEL Therapy.

Painful and degenerative joints aren’t nearly the only applications of regenerative medicine:

Tendon repair – Rather than cutting and anchoring injured tendons with surgical repair, regenerative techniques involve reinjuring the tendon with a needle surgery technique and injecting growth factors that facilitate biologic repair of the tendon.

Ligament repair – Rather than cutting and anchoring injured ligaments with surgical repair, regenerative techniques involve reinjuring the ligament with a needle surgery technique and injecting growth factors that facilitate biologic repair of the ligament

Joint cartilage restoration – Rather than replace a worn joint via invasive surgery, use the idea that our bodies restore cartilage from daily wear and tear minute by minute, and enhance this process with glucosamine, peptides, PRP, and stem cells.

Sexual dysfunction treatment – Regenerative medicine techniques may involve injecting growth factors (PRP/stem cells) into intimate areas to regenerate blood vessels and nerves that bring improvement with engorgement and sensation.

Pelvic floor repair – Growth factor injection and radiofrequency treatments can reduce urinary stress incontinence in women by aiding in repairing and strengthening the pelvic floor and associated muscles.

Pelvic pain recovery – Regenerative treatments can be used in addition to physical therapy to facilitate repair of fascia that anchors pelvic, gluteal, and thigh muscles. This includes chronic pain generally attributed to the pudendal nerve.

Heart repair – When heart function has been lost from injuries like ablation and heart attacks, laser-activated and SONG modulated laser-guided vSELS (very small embryonic-like stem cells) can restore heart function and have even gotten people off the heart transplant list.

Lung repair – Stem cell therapies have been used for more than 10 years to help restore lung tissue and function in people with degenerative lung conditions like COPD and emphysema.

Neurorehabilitation – Part of our treatment for neurological disorders includes peptides and IV injections of laser activated and laser guided vSELS (very small embryonic like stem cells). We have seen improvements in people with MS, Parkinson’s, and Alzheimer’s.



BIO & BACKGROUND: 

HAL BLATMAN, MD, DAAPM, ABIHM

Dr. Blatman is a nationally recognized specialist in treating myofascial pain. He is credentialed in Pain Management and Board Certified in Occupational and Environmental Medicine and in Integrative Medicine. Dr. Blatman is a Past-President of the American Holistic Medical Association. After receiving his medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1980, Dr. Blatman completed two years of training in orthopedic surgery. He later studied clinical toxicology and ergonomics during his residency in Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the University of Cincinnati Hospital. For several years, Dr. Blatman practiced family medicine while managing a chain of urgent care facilities. During Dr. Blatman’s tenure in general medicine, he recognized standard of care medicine’s difficulty treating and managing chronic and myofascial pain. In his search for answers he studied with the late Janet Travell, MD, then recognized as the world’s leading expert in treating myofascial pain disorders. He now teaches doctors and other providers, and leads a clinical team that understands that pain generally comes from a lifetime of injuries to fascia, and by healing most of it can be made to go away.

For more information, visit Dr. Blatman’s website at: www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com


2024 MEDICAL INNOVATOR: MEET DR. HAL BLATMAN

Introduction: In the continued search for innovative healers and luminaries in the world of wellness, the Integrative Pain Healers Alliance ...