Meet Dr. Michael Fontenot
We invite YOU to meet Dr. Michael of The Bryant Wellness Institutes!!
Dr. Michael Fontenot is a native of Eunice, Louisiana. He graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Cardiopulmonary Science.
We focus on an active injury approach to restoring function and return to work. Whether your workplace injury has occurred from an accident or from overuse, you will find us programs helpful to:
Relieve Your Pain
Strengthen & Flexibility
Improve Your Functional Abilities
Coordinate Your Return To Work
Provide Ergonomic Advice
Provide Workplace Injury Prevention
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 clinic director at the Bryant Wellness Institute in New Iberia, Louisiana. 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.
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.
Dr. Fontenot has worked as a respiratory therapist in New Orleans and the Greater Houston area over his ten year career in healthcare. He brings his knowledge and passion for patient care to the families in the New Iberia 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 currently pursuing a certification as a Functional Medicine Practitioner, 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. Fontenot’s spare time he enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with his wife and two children, Camila and Micah.
Call us today to make an appointment with Dr. Michael Fontenot.