Our Osteopathic Doctor: Dr. David Johnston
Dr. Johnston is a trained osteopathic physician with both board certification and hospital training. Dr. Johnston offers the citizens of Darien a non-invasive, holistic alternative to invasive surgical treatments. We offer non-invasive treatments for neck and back pain, accident trauma, and migraines.* Dr. Johnston brings the Darien, CT clinic decades of medical experience, providing patients with his many years of osteopathic expertise.
Our Osteopathic Clinic serving Darien, CT
At the Osteopathic Wellness Center, we offer our patients a natural alternative to invasive procedures, giving you a holistic alternative to pharmaceutical or surgical procedures.* Schedule an appointment with us today and we will help restore the natural balance in your body, allowing you to enjoy a healthier and more natural lifestyle.
We offer a hands-on alternative to pharmaceutical or surgical treatments, working to mend the causes of bodily injury and illness. Rather than employing prescription medicine, which often has uncomfortable side-effects, we treat the body using natural supplements.* We also will test your body for nutritional issues, helping you discover a path to overall wellness: a healthy vigorous lifestyle free from the damages of injury or illness. Dr. Johnston believes that patients should be encouraged to pursue a healthy, natural lifestyle. Rather than treating the symptoms of an injury or illness, he works to correct the underlying causes of pain.
We offer our Darien, CT patients:
Darien, CT Osteopathic Treatment for:
If you have recently suffered from a car accident or fall, or if an illness has robbed you of your strength or mobility, osteopathy offers a pathway back to your former strength and health, guiding your body back to its former state. Our techniques, such as myofascial release and lymphatic drainage, can often reduce the pain and swelling associated with an injury.*
We help patients in the Darien, CT area regain their strength and proper range of motion under the guided care of our experienced Orthopathic physician.* We work to improve your mobility using methods that minimize the formation of scar tissue, preventing the distress on the joints and fascia caused by surgery or injury. We also offer rehab for patients who have recently had surgery, as well as treatments for those experiencing the swelling of the legs, a concussion, whiplash from an accident, and various other injuries.
Back Pain & Neck Pain
We treat the injuries to our patient’s back and neck, pain that often results from heavy lifting, awkward movements, extended periods of remaining sedentary, various forms of stress, weight issues, and various other factors. Osteopaths specialize especially in the treatment of such back and neck injuries.
Osteopathic medicine treats these issues by gently massaging the muscle, loosening the joints, and giving a hands-on treatment designed to help the body relax and return to its natural state.* We tailor these treatments to the specific needs of the patient, carefully examining our patient’s precise treatment needs through x-rays, scans, and various other tests and techniques for diagnosing a patient’s condition. Dr. Johnston offers his patients quality care and treatment, providing patients with relief from their pain.*
Chronic Health Conditions: Lyme, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue…
Such chronic conditions, as well as autoimmune disease and hormonal imbalance, can create a drastic shift for the worse in a person’s health and wellbeing. Dr. Johnston works closely with patients, listening carefully to your symptoms to find the right treatment tailored to the patient’s individual medical need, working to diagnose and treat the underlying causes of pain.
At the Osteopathic Wellness Center in Darien, CT, we combine the functional and integrative approaches to medicine, complimenting these approaches with laboratory testing.*
Concussions can change how a person’s brain normally opperates. If left untreated or under-treated, concussions can lead to problematic health issues later on in life. Through the use of osteopathic manipulative treatment, Dr. David Johnston can help Darien citizens reduce their recovery time as well as any long-term side effects.*
Jaw Issues: Jaw Pain, TMJ, Sleep Apnea…
We help clients with jaw issues such as clicking, restricted airways, issues that can be caused by TMJ, dental problems, or other issues. We also treat issues related to the teeth, the jaw, and the face, offering both cranial osteopathy and holistic dentistry. We help the body heal itself, using osteopathic treatments and Advanced Light Force (ALF) methods from functional orthodontics.
We help the jaw situate itself properly, helping it reach the proper alignment.* We also help establish the right balance of the tongue and jaw to help correct airway function.*
If you live in the Darien, CT area and are experiencing issues with an overbite, grinding your teeth, snoring, or experiencing other such sleep and jaw related issues, call us today.
Migraines & Headaches
Migraines and headaches can be caused by a variety of factors. These include structural imbalances, anxiety, stress, poor diet, incorrect posture, neck problems such as spasms, and other similar issues. Dr. Johnston applies his years of expertise to diagnosing the underlying cause for your migraines.
He then provides patients with the proper osteopathic migraine treatment, helping them through gentle, hands on care.
David Johnston also specializes in treating athletic injuries, helping athletes with inflammation and other problems with balance. We offer a number of treatment options, ranging from hands-on treatment to supplements.
Pain from Whiplash
We help patients recover from motor vehicle accidents, giving them the hands-on attention they need to reach a full recovery. We can help with hyperextension of the neck, upper back, and other such issues, examining your body carefully to diagnose and fix the damage caused by the accident.
Pregnancy & Post-Delivery Therapy
We help patients both during and after their pregnancy, helping them adjust to the changes in hormones and undergo a speedy recovery after delivery.
Integrative & Holistic Medicine in Darien
We want to help you get healthy without the use of medicine. That’s why we offer both integrative and holistic medicine, helping your body heal itself the natural way.
What is integrative medicine?
Integrative medicine takes the entire person into account, including their lifestyle. We take into consideration the following factors:
Your Integrative & Holistic Practitioner: Dr. David Johnston
Dr. David L. Johnston combines years of experience with a commitment to natural and holistic practice. He offers you high quality care without the invasive measures of surgery or medicine.
Osteopathic Medicine in Darien, CT
We provide one of the best alternatives to surgical or pharmaceutical medicine, helping treat the causes and not the symptoms, helping your body heal itself into a lasting recovery.
*Such diagnoses and treatments depend upon the particular patient, their condition, and constitution. We offer no guarantees about the results of our treatments.