Our Osteopathic Doctor: Dr. David Johnston
Dr. Johnston, our trained osteopathic physician, is hospital trained and board certified. Dr. Johnston offers the patients of Monroe a safe and natural alternative to invasive surgical treatments. He cares for the body in a holistic fashion, treating it as a whole, offering non-invasive treatments for a plethora of injuries. Dr. Johnston can help sufferers of neck and back pain, migraines, and accident trauma* with his extensive expertise. He provides the Monroe, CT clinic with years of osteopathic expertise, helping patients with his decades of medical experience.
Our Osteopathic Clinic serving Monroe, CT
The natural procedures at the Osteopathic Wellness Center are a healthy alternative to invasive treatments.* Schedule an appointment with us today. We look forward to helping you achieve equilibrium so you can enjoy a balanced, healthy lifestyle.
Our hands-on treatments help mend the causes of bodily injury and other illnesses. As opposed to surgical treatments or prescription medicine, which can potentially cause negative side-effects, we care for the body with natural supplements.* Instead of only resolving the symptoms of an injury, Dr. Johnston strives to treat the underlying causes of pain.
Additionally, we test the body for nutritional issues. This helps you find your way to overall wellness. Our goal is for you to have an active lifestyle without injury or illness. Dr. Johnston believes all patients should be encouraged to seek a healthy, natural lifestyle.
We offer our Monroe, CT patients:
Monroe, CT Osteopathic Treatment for:
Osteopathy is a way for you to find or restore a healthy way of life. Whether you have been suffering pain from an accident or fall, have lost strength or mobility, or are struggling with an illness, our practices can set you on a path to recovering your former strength and bodily state. Techniques such as myofascial release and lymphatic drainage can reduce the pain and swelling resulting from an injury.*
For patients in the Monroe, CT area, Dr. Johnston can also help restore your proper range of bodily motion. The guided care of our osteopathic physician helps improve your mobility using methods that decrease the formation of scar tissue caused by injury and surgery, which can put unnecessary stress on joints and fascia. We provide rehabilitation for patients who recently underwent surgery, suffered from a concussion, whiplash from an accident, swollen limbs, and a range of other injuries and illnesses.
Back Pain & Neck Pain
Osteopathic treatments help especially with injuries to the back and neck. Pain that comes from heavy lifting, unnatural movements, lengthy periods of stress, weight issues, and other problems may cause sustained injuries to these parts of the body. We treat these conditions with our specialized osteopathic techniques.
Our hands-on techniques, such as gently massaging the muscle and loosening strained joints, help relax the body and bring it back to its natural state.* We design each treatments based on the patient’s individual needs. Through x-rays, scans, and other tests, we are able to determine the proper technique and osteopathic medicine for a patient. Dr. Johnston provides each of his patients with personalized care, quality treatment, and relief from pain, regardless of the condition.*
Chronic Health Conditions: Lyme, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue…
Dr. Johnston’s holistic care treats each patient’s individual needs, whether it is a chronic condition, an autoimmune disease, or a hormonal imbalance. Conditions such as these can create an uncomfortable imbalance in a person’s body and wellbeing. By paying close attention to symptoms, Dr. Johnston finds the proper treatment for each specific situation. He works closely to not only diagnose but resolve the underlying sources of pain.
At the Osteopathic Wellness Center in Monroe, CT, we combine the integrative and technical approaches to treatment. We support and complement these approaches with laboratory testing.*
Without proper treatment, concussions can alter how a person’s brain normally performs, leading to detrimental health issues later on. Through osteopathic manipulative treatment, Dr. Johnston helps decrease the risk of long-term side effects and maximize the recovery time of Monroe citizens.*
Jaw Issues: Jaw Pain, TMJ, Sleep Apnea…
The Osteopathic Wellness Center also treats for injuries or illnesses associated to the face, jaw, and teeth. Cranial osteopath and holistic dentistry can help with issues such as clicking, blocked airways, difficult breathing, TMJ problems, dentals issues, and other problems related to this area of the body. Our treatments, along with Advanced Light Force (ALF) methods, helps the body heal and function properly.
Dr. Johnston aims to properly align the jaw, consequently establishing the right balance of the tongue and other dental structures, allowing for proper airway function.*
If you live in the Monroe, CT, area and are experiencing an overbite, underbite, grinding of the teeth, snoring, sleep issues, or others related to the neck and jaw, schedule an appointment with us.
Migraines & Headaches
Osteopathic manipulative treatments can greatly benefit those who suffer from migraines and chronic headaches. Even though many things can cause migraines and headaches, Dr. Johnston can examine your situation and identify the underlying cause. Dr. Johnston’s years of expertise allows him to find and treat the source of the migraines, which can sometimes be triggered by anxiety, stress, a poor diet, improper posture, neck issues, muscle spasms, or other related problems. He administers the appropriate osteopathic treatment for whatever the migraine cause may be. His gentle, hands-on care helps resolve pain and discomfort.
Our practices also specialize in caring for sprains, strains, tears, and other sports injuries. We can help reduce inflammation, decrease swelling, and bring balance back to the athlete. Our hands-on care and natural supplements pave the way for a healthy, natural recovery.
Pain from Whiplash
Motor vehicle accidents often result in injury, sometimes long-term if not treat immediately or properly. Our osteopathic treatments put you on the path for a full recovery. Whiplash, or any painful hyperextension of the neck, shoulder, or torso region, can be treated through our specially designed techniques. Our treatments can diagnose and resolve damanged by a motor vehicle accident.
Pregnancy & Post-Delivery Therapy
Osteopathic treatments can also help women prenatal and postpartum. In working with the recent changes your body undergoes during pregnancy, our techniques aid in reducing stress during pregnancy and assist in a quick recovery after delivery.
Integrative & Holistic Medicine in Monroe
Our treatments help you achieve a healthy lifestyle without the risk or side-effects of medicine, surgery, or other pharmaceutical treatments. We provide both integrative and holistic medicine, caring for the body as a whole, and encouraging it to heal itself—the natural way.*
What is integrative medicine?
Integrative medicine is a holistic approach to treatment, taking one’s entire body into consideration. This includes the patient’s lifestyle, as well as the following:
Your Integrative & Holistic Practitioner: Dr. David Johnston
Dr. David L. Johnston combines his years of medical and osteopathic experience with his goal of healthy and holistic care. He offers high quality treatment without the risk of surgery or other medicinal procedures.
Osteopathic Medicine in Monroe, CT
Osteopathic manipulation treatment is one of the best alternatives to surgical or pharmaceutical medicine. Addressing the causes and not the symptoms, our practice helps your body heal and itself and begin a lasting, healthy recovery.