Our Osteopathic Doctor: Dr. David Johnston
Dr. Johnston, our trained osteopathic physician, is board certified and hospital trained. Dr. Johnston offers the patients of New Fairfield a safe alternative to invasive surgical treatments. He cares for the body in a holistic fashion, treating it as a whole. We offer non-invasive treatments for a plethora of injuries, such as neck and back pain, migraines, and accident trauma.* Dr. Johnston provides the New Fairfield, CT clinic with years of osteopathic expertise, helping patients with his decades of medical experience.
Our Osteopathic Clinic serving New Fairfield, CT
Here at the Osteopathic Wellness Center, our natural procedures are a healthy alternative to less natural, invasive treatments.* Schedule an appointment with us today and we will help your body achieve equilibrium, allowing you to 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 has the potential for uncomfortable side-effects, we care for the body with natural supplements.* Instead of resolving 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 towards overall wellness. Our goal is for you to have a healthy, active lifestyle without the damages of injury or illness. Dr. Johnston believes all patients should be encouraged to seek a healthy, natural lifestyle.
We offer our New Fairfield, CT patients:
New Fairfield, CT Osteopathic Treatment for:
Osteopathy provides a path for you to find or restore a healthy way of life. Whether you have been struggling with an illness, suffering pain from an accident or fall, have lost strength or mobility, our practices can start you towards your former strength and bodily state. Techniques such as myofascial release and lymphatic drainage can reduce the pain and swelling resulted from an injury.*
For patients in the New Fairfield, CT area, Dr. Johnston helps you regain strength and restore 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. This prevents unnecessary stress on joints and fascia caused by injury and surgery. We provide rehabilitation for patients who recently underwent surgery, suffered from a concussion, whiplash from an accident, swollen limbs, and a wide range of other injuries and illnesses.
Back Pain & Neck Pain
Osteopathic treatments help especially with back, neck, and similar injuries. Pain that comes from heavy lifting, unnatural movements, lengthy periods of stress, weight issues, and other problems may cause sustained injuries to back and neck. 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 specifically design certain treatments for the individual needs of the patient. Through x-rays, scans, and other tests, we are able to determine the proper technique and osteopathic medicine for a patient. Regardless of the condition, Dr. Johnston provides his patients with personalized care, quality treatment, and relief from pain.*
Chronic Health Conditions: Lyme, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue…
Dr. Johnston’s holistic care treats patient’s individual needs, including chronic conditions, autoimmune disease, and hormonal imbalance. These conditions can create an uncomfortable imbalance in a person’s body and wellbeing. Paying close attention to symptoms, Dr. Johnston finds the proper treatment for each specific situation. He works closely to not only diagnose, but resolve underlying sources of pain.
At the Osteopathic Wellness Center in New Fairfield, CT, we combine the technical and integrative approaches to treatment. We support and compliment these approaches with laboratory testing.*
Concussions, without treatment or a lack of proper treatment, can alter how a person’s brain normally performs. This can lead to detrimental health issues later on. Using osteopathic manipulative treatment, Dr. Johnston helps New Fairfield citizens minimize concussion recovery time and decreasing the risk of long-term side effects.*
Jaw Issues: Jaw Pain, TMJ, Sleep Apnea…
The Osteopathic Wellness Center also treats for injuries or illnesses associated to the teeth, the jaw, and the face. Cranial osteopath and holistic dentistry can help with issues such as clicking, blocked airways, difficult breathing, TMJ problems, dentals issues, and other situations. Our treatments, along with Advanced Light Force (ALF) methods, helps the body heal on its own and perform proper functions.
We aim to properly align the jaw, establishing the right balance of the tongue and other dental structures.* This allows for proper airway function.*
If you live in the New Fairfield, CT area and are experiencing jaw issues and pain such as an overbite, underbite, grinding of the teeth, snoring, or experiencing other sleep related issues, schedule an appointment with us.
Migraines & Headaches
Migraines and headaches are also treatable through osteopathic manipulative treatments. Even though they may be caused by a variety of factors, Dr. Johnston is able to identify the underlying cause of migraines. Whether it be from anxiety, stress, a poor diet, improper posture, neck issues, muscle spasms, and other related problems, Dr. Johnston’s years of expertise attends to the source of the migraines.
He provides patients with the correct osteopathic treatment for whatever the migraine cause may be. His gentle, hands-on care helps resolve pain and discomfort.
Our practices specialize in caring for sports injuries, such as sprains, strains, tears, and more. Our available treatments 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 fully recovery. Whiplash, or any painful hyperextension of the neck, shoulder, or torso region, can be cared for through our specially designed techniques. Our treatments can diagnose and fix damage cause by the motor vehicle accident.*
Pregnancy & Post-Delivery Therapy
Osteopathic treatments help individuals during and after their pregnancy. Working with the recent changes your body undergoes during pregnancy, our techniques aid in stress-reducing pregnancy and quick recovery after delivery.
Integrative & Holistic Medicine in New Fairfield
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 the entire person 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 New Fairfield, 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.