Our Osteopathic Doctor: Dr. David Johnston
Our osteopathic physician, Dr. Johnston, is board certified and hospital trained. Dr. Johnston offers Sherman residents natural, safe alternative to traditional invasive surgical treatments. He cares for the body in a holistic fashion, treating it as a whole. Dr. Johnston offers non-invasive treatments for a plethora of injuries. He can help sufferers of migraines, neck and back pain, and accident trauma* with his professional knowledge and expertise. He provides the Sherman, CT, clinic with years of osteopathic expertise, helping patients with his decades of medical experience.
Our Osteopathic Clinic serving Sherman, CT
The holistic procedures at the Osteopathic Wellness Center are a healthy alternative to invasive treatments.* We look forward to helping you enjoy a balanced, healthy lifestyle and want to help you achieve equilibrium. Call to schedule an appointment with us today.
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 aims to treat the underlying causes of pain.
Additionally, we look to see if nutritional issues could be contributing to a problem, which can help you move toward overall wellness. We want you to be able to have an active lifestyle—one without injury or illness. Dr. Johnston believes all patients should be able to lead a healthy, natural lifestyle.
We offer our Sherman, CT patients:
Sherman, CT Osteopathic Treatment for:
Osteopathy is a way for you to find or restore a healthy way of life. Whether you have have lost strength or mobility, been suffering pain from an accident or fall, or are struggling with an illness, our doctor can help restore your bodily state. Techniques such as lymphatic drainage and myofascial release can reduce the pain and swelling resulting from an injury.*
The guided care of Dr. Johnston, our osteopathic physician, will help improve your mobility using methods that decrease the formation of scar tissue caused by injury and surgery. This scar tissue can put unnecessary stress on joints and fascia. Resolving this problem will help Sherman-area patients be restored to the proper range of bodily motion. We provide rehabilitation for patients who recently received surgery, suffered from a concussion or whiplash from an accident, have swollen limbs, and have experienced 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, extended periods of stress, issues with body weight, and other related problems may cause sustained injuries to these parts of the body. We address 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, high quality treatment, and pain relief, irrespective of the condition.*
Chronic Health Conditions: Lyme, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue…
Whether it is a chronic condition, an autoimmune disease, or a hormonal imbalance, Dr. Johnston’s care treats each patient’s individual needs in a holistic way. Illnesses such as these can create an uncomfortable imbalance in a person’s body and wellbeing. By paying mind to symptoms, Dr. Johnston finds the proper treatment for each specific situation. He works closely with each patient to both diagnose and resolve the underlying causes of pain.
At the Osteopathic Wellness Center in Sherman, 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 normal brain function. This can result on a detriment health issues later on. Through osteopathic manipulative treatment, Dr. Johnston helps lessen the chance of long-term side effects and maximize the recovery time of Sherman residents.*
Jaw Issues: Jaw Pain, TMJ, Sleep Apnea…
The Osteopathic Wellness Center also treats for injuries or illnesses associated with the face, jaw, and teeth. Cranial osteopathy and holistic dentistry can aid in treating problems such as clicking, blocked airways, difficult breathing, TMJ problems, dentals issues, and other problems related to the head and neck. Our treatments, along with Advanced Light Force (ALF) methods, helps the body heal and function properly.
Dr. Johnston works to properly align the jaw, as a result establishing the correct balance of the tongue and other dental structures. This allows for proper airway function.*
If you live in the Sherman, 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
Migraines and headaches can also be treated through osteopathic manipulative treatments. Even though many things can cause migraines and headaches, Dr. Johnston can examine your situation and identify the underlying cause. Regardless of if it is anxiety, stress, a poor diet, improper posture, neck issues, muscle spasms, or other related problems, Dr. Johnston’s years of expertise allows him to find and treat 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 hands-on care and natural supplements pave the way for a healthy, natural recovery. Sprains, strains, tears, and other sports injuries can be treated through our practice’s specialized care. We can help reduce inflammation, decrease swelling, and bring balance back to the athlete.
Pain from Whiplash
Motor vehicle accidents often result in injury, sometimes long-term if not treat immediately or properly. Our osteopathic treatments will help you fully recover. Painful hyperextension of the neck, shoulder, or torso region, including whiplash, can be treated through our practised techniques. Our treatments can diagnose and resolve damage 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 Sherman
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 Sherman, 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.