Michael Bhatt, DC

Chiropractor in Austin, TX

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About Dr. Bhatt

Dr. Bhatt completed his undergraduate studies in chemistry at the University of Alberta in Canada. He attended Texas Chiropractic College and graduated with honors. He trained at Memorial Hospital in Houston with Dr. McDougall and at the VA Hospital with Dr. Glen Landon.

Dr. Bhatt began his practice with Dr. Defoyd in 1993. They formed the Spine and Rehabilitation Center, the first multidisciplinary spine clinic in Central Texas. The Center includes orthopedic spine specialists, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, physician assistants, chiropractors and physical therapists.

Dr. Bhatt believes in the conservative management of musculoskeletal conditions. He has built his practice by developing a reputation as a conservative chiropractor who will refer patients to the appropriate specialist if progress is not as expected. He is a chiropractor who has significant amounts of post-graduate training in various rehabilitation techniques as well as soft tissue mobilization methods. Dr. Bhatt is a certified McKenzie Method practitioner and completed the Titleist Performance Institute Medical Provider Level 2 training.

Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.)

Certified McKenzie Practitioner (Cert. MDT)

Certified Chiropractic Rehabilitation Doctor (CCRD)

Titleist Performance Institute Medical Level 2 (TPI-MP2)

Acupuncture (2006)

Dr. Bhatt also incorporates acupuncture into his practice. Dry needling is an acupuncture method that is widely utilized to assist in the recovery and maintenance of soft tissues. Dr. Bhatt currently provides chiropractic services and travels with the PGA and Champions Tours. “I have a passion for the sport of golf and enjoy keeping my patients on the course,” says Dr. Bhatt, “I enjoy treating the PGA professional just as much as I like to take care of the average golfer that is interested in improving their game.” He is a chiropractor for the University of Texas Sports Medicine Staff.


- Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) 

- Certified McKenzie Practitioner (Cert. MDT) 

- Certified Chiropractic Rehabilitation Doctor (CCRD) 

- Titleist Performance Institute Medical Levewl 2 (TPI-MP2) 

- Acupuncture (2006)