Our Osteopathic Doctor: Dr. David Johnston
Dr. Johnston has been hospital trained and board certified. His specialty is Osteopathy and he provides the people of Redding viable options to surgeries or invasive treatments for conditions including migraines, accidents, neck pain and back pain.* His experience encompasses decades and he provides his patients with the exceptional care they deserve in a clinic that is both welcoming and open.
Our Osteopathic Clinic serving Redding, CT
The mission of the Osteopathic Wellness Center is providing natural solutions for our patients medical problems. Call us today and we will get you started on your path to recovery.
Dr. Johnston is our osteopathic doctor and he provides our Redding patients with surgical solutions for illness and injury that are non-invasive and hands on. We additionally use natural supplements to aid in the bodies natural healing process without the use of prescription medications that can cause strong side effects.* If you have any interest in overall wellness we are able to offer nutritional testing. A natural and healthy lifestyle is promoted and encouraged by our osteopathic physician.
We offer our Redding, CT patients:
Redding, CT Osteopathic Treatment for:
Osteopathy is important in role when you start regaining your health and strength after an accident with a motor vehicle, a debilitating illness or a fall. Osteopathy’s techniques include myofascial release and lymphatic drainage and can help reduce your swelling and pain.*
Our osteopathic physician serves Redding patients and helps restore the proper range of motion and strength.* Our goal is to limit scar tissue, distress the fascia and joints from injury or surgery and maximize mobility. We treat whiplash, concussions, leg swelling, post-surgery rehab and other illnesses.
Back Pain & Neck Pain
Pain in the neck and back can be caused by awkward movements, lifting, stress, a sedentary lifestyle, weight and numerous other factors. Osteopaths have a reputation for treating neck and back pain.
A wide range of gentle manual treatments are used to gently massage your neck and backs soft tissues to loosen your joints.* Each individuals treatment is customized and tests for scans, diagnostic tests and x-rays are ordered when needed. Dr. David Johnston helps Redding patients with the pain they experience.*
Chronic Health Conditions: Lyme, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue…
Autoimmune disorders, chronic diseases and hormonal imbalances can cause distress and decrease a patient’s quality of life. Dr. Johnston listens carefully to your symptoms before your treatment starts so he can diagnose the underlying illness.
The principles of integrative and functional medicine and lab tests are used when necessary. A clear understanding regarding your illness and treatments are provided.*
Concussions can change way that the a person’s brain normally functions. If left untreated or under-treated, concussions can lead to serious health issues later down the road. Through the use of osteopathic manipulative treatment, Dr. David L. Johnston can help Redding citizens reduce the recovery time and long-term side effects of concussions.*
Jaw Issues: Jaw Pain, TMJ, Sleep Apnea…
Clicking, pain and airway restrictions may be caused by jaw issues, dental imbalances and TMJ. Holistic dentists and cranial osteopaths collaborate on treatments relating to the mouth, jaw, teeth and face. Orthodontists support the bodies natural healing with ALF and osteopathic treatments.*
The correct treatment may help with proper airway function and breathing, the balance of the jaw and tongue muscles, and jaw alignment.* If you are a Redding resident and suffer from an overbite, TMJ, snoring, bruxism or a similar issue call us.
Migraines & Headaches
Migraines and headaches may be caused by issues including compression at the base of the skull, venous blood congestion, neck spasms, poor posture, structural imbalances and anxiety. Dr. Johnston provides a thorough examination regarding your issue to identify your migraine’s cause.
Once the cause is identified an osteopathic treatment will be provided. This can include a gentle hands on manipulation of the tissues and bones in the brain and skull to restore the cerebro-spinal fluid circulation flow.* Non-invasive and natural treatments are provided for chronic headaches and migraines for Redding residents.
Osteopathic care is provided by Dr. David L. Johnston for the treatment of sports injuries. Hands on techniques reduce structural balance and mobility, reduce inflammation and enable smooth movement.*
Gently manipulating the problem area is used and advice is given on the proper use of custom orthotics, kinesio taping and sports braces. Dr. Johnston’s provides an alternative to surgery that is non-invasive as well as commonly provided options for treatment.*
Pain from Whiplash
If you have recently had a motor vehicle accident and suffered whiplash or a similar type of trauma our osteopathic physician can be of assistance.* Hyperextension of the upper back and thoracic cage, neck, rib cage and spine are also examined and treated when necessary. Untreated whiplash can cause disability and pain for months or even years. If you reside in Redding contact us to set up an appointment.
Pregnancy & Post-Delivery Therapy
Pains and aches can occur when released hormones cause the bodies joints to relax. Lower back pain is common. Pregnancy pain is normal but can be treated. Gentle, safe manipulation by Dr. David Johnston, a hospital trained doctor, helps with breathing difficulties, swollen ankles, sciatica and back pain.*
Osteopathic treatment is an option to help speed up recovery after a birth. The discomfort and strain of breastfeeding can be helped.* Advice is given regarding feeding postures, lifting and re-strengthening exercises to aid in recovering to a healthy state.
Integrative & Holistic Medicine in Redding
An alternate to pharmaceuticals and surgery is integrative medicine. Health can be promoted without medicine. At Osteopathic Wellness Center the implementation of integrated medicine services provide you with the possibly correct solutions for any medical issues.*
What is integrative medicine?
Integrative medicine is medicine based on healing that considers the whole person including their lifestyle. The therapeutic relationship between the patient and the doctor uses evidence to determine which therapies are appropriate and are used. Holistic and integrative medicine follow aspects and take them into consideration regarding their patients health. These include:
Your Integrative & Holistic Practitioner: Dr. David Johnston
Our osteopathic physician is Dr. David L. Johnston. He uses holistic and integrative treatment methods to provide treatment. Dr. Johnston does not simplify illness. He places his focus on improving the elements required for a healthy lifestyle. We help our patients in Redding by providing the high level of care they deserve.
Osteopathic Medicine in Redding, CT
Dr. Johnston is with the Osteopathic Wellness Center and provides the residents in Redding with friendly care and a high quality treatment for their health issues. Non-invasive methods for treatment allow us to provide alternatives to invasive treatments and surgery. We take pride in our clinic and take excellent care of our patients. Please call us today.