Michael Holloway, Chiropractor

Michael Holloway

Chiropractor

7109 Blanco San Antonio TX, 78216

About

Dr. Michael Holloway, a veteran of the U.S. Army, is a family Chiropractor practicing in north central San Antonio at the corner of Blanco and 410. Dr. Holloway specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions associated with the neuromusculoskeletal system, while improving each patients functionality and quality of life. Conditions treated include sciatica, neck pain, and arthritis pain, among many others. Dr. Holloway seeks to reduce pain and discomfort through manipulation and adjustment of the spine.  He works on athletes of all ages and has additional post-graduate training in treating injuries to the extremeties (e.g. shoulder, ankle, hip, knee).  He is also an Applied Clinical Nutritionist, seeing patients regularly for dietary counseling and specific herbal and whole-food nutritional supplementation.  

Education and Training

Parker University DC 2001

Provider Details

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Michael Holloway's Expert Contributions
  • Can a chiropractor help a herniated cervical disc?

    This depends upon how severe your disc herniation is. You should find a chiropractor that can review your MRI (I assume you have had one in order to accurately diagnose your condition) and cervical x-rays. Together, you can decide whether or not chiropractic care can improve your condition. In general, vertebral discs do not spontaneously herniate, nor do they give all at once post-trauma. Disc herniations normally occur over time due to bad biomechanics surrounding the joint. Poor posture, imbalances in muscle tone, and articular dysfunction around the joint can all play a part in chronic mechanical problems that can eventually result in disc degeneration and/or herniation. As chiropractors, we are trying to correct such mechanical problems and improve joint function. In so doing, we are attempting to remove pressure from any nerves that are being affected by the condition. It is possible that chiropractic can resolve your condition; however, it is more likely that you will have to do adjunctive therapy also. READ MORE

  • Is there a specific chiropractic treatment for neck pain?

    There are many methods/techniques for chiropractors to use when addressing the cervical spine (your neck). The chiropractor should physically examine you, assess at least a basic cervical spine x-ray series (3 views minimum), and then decide what form of treatment will work best for your condition. Many techniques are extremely low force, and others are more forceful and obvious to the patient. READ MORE

  • How young is too young to see a chiropractor?

    Absolutely not. Many chiropractors see patients of ALL ages. Some even specialize in only working on expecting mothers and/or infants. Referrals are almost always the best way to go when finding a chiropractor; however, in lieu of that, feel free to call locally to ask various chiropractic clinics if the doctor is comfortable working on a 3-year-old. I think you'll be pleasantly surprised by how fast and effective it can be, especially with one so young. READ MORE

  • How long does a chiropractic adjustment for neck pain last?

    There is no one answer to this question. A good adjustment could last you 2 years, 2 months or 2 days. It depends upon many factors: 1. Condition of your spine -are there osteoarthritic changes? Are there normal curvatures in the spine? 2. Age of the condition -how long has there been a problem? You mention that this is chronic. The longer the patient has adapted to improper alignment/articulation, the longer it may take to retrain the spine to go back to its normal position. 3. Activities of daily living -what do you do on a daily basis that makes this situation worse, and what are you willing to do to help in the healing process? The list goes on... What's important is that you find a good chiropractor that you like and trust who is hopefully conveniently located to you. In addition to a thorough exam, they should take a look at a basic cervical series (3 views minimum). After these things, your chiropractor should be able to come up with treatment plan to, firstly, get you out of acute pain and then, hopefully, keep you that way. I generally advise people who are searching for a chiropractor to interview them in person. Most chiropractors will do a free initial consultation (maybe 10-15 minutes) just to meet and discuss your situation and see if they might be able to help you. Get to know a few, and then make a decision. We tend to know our patients more personally over time as we see them more often then their primary care physicians. READ MORE

Professional Memberships

  • Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research  
  • American Chiropractic Association  

Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors

  • Paralyzed Veterans of America
  • Wounded Warrior Project
  • Foundation for Chiropractic Education & Research
  • The Humane Society of the United States

Michael Holloway's Practice location

7109 Blanco -
San Antonio, TX 78216
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