Michael Fontenot, DC

Chiropractor located in Lafayette, LA & New Iberia, LA

About Dr. Michael Fontenot

Dr. Michael Fontenot is a native of Eunice, Louisiana. He graduated from LSLJ Health Sciences Center in New Orleans in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Cardiopulmonary Science.

His love for chiropractic began while he was working in a rehabilitation hospital in New Orleans where he discovered the importance of preventative and wellness care. He was fascinated by the body's natural healing powers and wanted to take a more active role in helping patients get better. He then decided to pursue a career in chiropractic.

He attended Texas Chiropractic College where he graduated with academic honors and earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree in April of 2008.

Dr. Fontenot is the Chief Operations Officer at the Bryant Medical Group. He has advanced training in Integrative Dry Needling for Sports Medicine and Trauma Rehabilitation, taught by Dr, Yun-Tao Ma, Ph.D. of the American Dry Needling Institute. His advanced training in extremity adjusting and dry needling allow him to excel in the treatment of many sport related injuries.

He also has Advanced Certification from the world-renowned Spine Research Institute of San Diego and Dr. Arthur Croft, which focuses on whiplash and brain injury traumatology related to automobile accidents. In addition, Dr. Fontenot holds a certification in collision biomechanics„ diagnostics and treatment and has participated in live motor vehicle crash testing through the Barczyk Biomechanics Institute.

Dr. Fontenot has worked as a respiratory therapist in New Orleans and the Greater Houston area over his fifteen-year career in healthcare. He brings his knowledge and passion for patient care to the families in the Acadiana area to help the community reach a goal of overall health and wellness. He believes in building long-lasting relationships with patients in regards to their health and wellness by providing high-quality natural care that allows your body to function at its highest.

Dr, Fontenot is continually improving his knowledge and skills by regularly attending educational seminars around the country in order to help his patients reach their health and wellness goals. He is a certified Functional Medicine Practitioner from the Functional Medicine University, in which the goal is to address the underlying cause of any sign, symptom or disease state-aiming to get to the root of what is not functioning and preventing his patients from feeling his or her best.

Dr. Michael is married to and also practices chiropractic with Dr. Ashley, who is also a chiropractor and the clinic director at The Joint, The Chiropractic Place in Lafayette. In Dr. Fontencit's spare time he enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with his wife and two children, Camila and Micah.

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Dr. Michael Fontenot is a native of Eunice, Louisiana. He graduated from LSLJ Health Sciences Center in New Orleans in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Cardiopulmonary Science.

His love for chiropractic began while he was working in a rehabilitation hospital in New Orleans where he discovered the importance of preventative and wellness care. He was fascinated by the body's natural healing powers and wanted to take a more active role in helping patients get better. He then decided to pursue a career in chiropractic.

He attended Texas Chiropractic College where he graduated with academic honors and earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree in April of 2008.

Dr. Fontenot is the Chief Operations Officer at the Bryant Medical Group. He has advanced training in Integrative Dry Needling for Sports Medicine and Trauma Rehabilitation, taught by Dr, Yun-Tao Ma, Ph.D. of the American Dry Needling Institute. His advanced training in extremity adjusting and dry needling allow him to excel in the treatment of many sport related injuries.

He also has Advanced Certification from the world-renowned Spine Research Institute of San Diego and Dr. Arthur Croft, which focuses on whiplash and brain injury traumatology related to automobile accidents. In addition, Dr. Fontenot holds a certification in collision biomechanics„ diagnostics and treatment and has participated in live motor vehicle crash testing through the Barczyk Biomechanics Institute.

Dr. Fontenot has worked as a respiratory therapist in New Orleans and the Greater Houston area over his fifteen-year career in healthcare. He brings his knowledge and passion for patient care to the families in the Acadiana area to help the community reach a goal of overall health and wellness. He believes in building long-lasting relationships with patients in regards to their health and wellness by providing high-quality natural care that allows your body to function at its highest.

Dr, Fontenot is continually improving his knowledge and skills by regularly attending educational seminars around the country in order to help his patients reach their health and wellness goals. He is a certified Functional Medicine Practitioner from the Functional Medicine University, in which the goal is to address the underlying cause of any sign, symptom or disease state-aiming to get to the root of what is not functioning and preventing his patients from feeling his or her best.

Dr. Michael is married to and also practices chiropractic with Dr. Ashley, who is also a chiropractor and the clinic director at The Joint, The Chiropractic Place in Lafayette. In Dr. Fontencit's spare time he enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with his wife and two children, Camila and Micah.


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Insurances Accepted

Our practice accepts most major insurances. If you don't see your insurance provider listed, please contact our office.

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Medicare
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