Our Osteopathic Doctor: Dr. David Johnston
Dr. Johnston, our trained osteopathic physician, is board certified and hospital trained. Dr. Johnston provides Trumbull non-invasive, holistic care for those suffering from neck and back pain, accident trauma, or migraines as an alternative to surgery.* Dr. Johnston is a highly experienced professional with decades of medical experience and years of osteopathic expertise.
Our Osteopathic Clinic serving Trumbull, CT
We offer a natural, holistic alternative to many of the invasive pharmaceutical or surgical treatments offered elsewhere.* Our goal is to restore the natural balance of your body enabling you to live a healthier, natural lifestyle.
The treatment we provide at Osteopathic Wellness is a hands-on alternative to the common pharmaceutical and surgical treatments. We prefer to use natural supplements and avoid prescription medicines which often carry uncomfortable side effects. We work to treat the underlying cause of pain rather than its symptoms, and test your body for nutritional issues to help you develop a healthy lifestyle free of injury and illness.
We offer our Trumbull, CT patients:
Trumbull, CT Osteopathic Treatment for:
If you have suffered a car accident, fall, or illness our osteopathic treatment may can be a way to restore your body and help you regain lost strength or mobility. We can reduce the pain and swelling often associated with injury utilizing methods like myofascial release and lymphatic drainage.
The expert care of our osteopathic physician can help patients restore strength, range of motion, or both.* When it comes to mobility we focus on preventing stress on the joints and fascia, often caused by injury and surgery, by using methods that reduce scar tissue buildup. This reduction in scar tissue will help free the joints and fascia allowing you to regain mobility that would otherwise be lost. If your injury is from surgery we also offer rehab. We have additional treatments as well for those experiencing a swelling of the legs, concussion, accident based whiplash, or various other injuries
Back Pain & Neck Pain
One of our specialties is the treatment of back and neck injuries resulting from heavy lifting, awkward movements, extended periods of remaining sedentary, various form of stress and weight issues, and more.
We do not have a one size fits all technique. Instead our treatment is customized, through an examination of x-rays, scans, and other tests and techniques for each patient. Our most common technique though is a process involving gently massaging the muscles which helps the body return to a natural state of relaxation.* Dr. Johnston’s expert care is an effective way to relieve pain for patients in the Trumbull area.*
Chronic Health Conditions: Lyme, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue…
These chronic conditions and others such as autoimmune disease and hormonal imbalance, wreak havoc with one’s health and sense of well being. When treating these health conditions Dr. Johnston performs a thorough examination of the symptoms and listens attentively to patient descriptions of their pain. Using the knowledge gained from this careful examination, he is able to give a diagnosis that uncovers the true source of the pain and allowing for effective treatment.
The Osteopathic Wellness Center marries functional and integrative approaches to medicine which it complements with laboratory testing.*
Concussions can have serious long term effects when left untreated or not fully treated as they noticeably after the operations of the brain. Osteopathic manipulative treatment provides a way to prevent or minimize any long term side effects while also shortening recovery time.*
Jaw Issues: Jaw Pain, TMJ, Sleep Apnea…
At The Osteopathic Wellness Center we treat jaw issues such as clicking, restricted airways, TMJ caused issues, dental problems, and more. We will also use cranial osteopathy and holistic dentistry to help treat issues with the teeth jaws and face and can trace our osteopathic treatments and Advanced Light Force (ALF) methods to functional orthodontics. These technique are also powerful and effective ways to boost the body and enable it to heal itself.
If your jaw is improperly aligned or your airway doesn’t function correctly, we can help to properly situate the jaw or establish the right tongue and jaw balance. Are you a Trumbull resident with jaw problems such as overbite, teeth grinding, snoring, or another jaw issue? If so, do not hesitate to call us today.
Migraines & Headaches
Migraines and headaches can be caused by structural imbalances, anxiety, stress, poor diet, incorrect posture, spasms and other neck problems, and other similar issues. These issues can be treated and with years of experience Dr. Johnston can provide the diagnosis and hands on gentle care that you need in order to properly treat your migraines.
Are you suffering from athletic injuries like inflammation, sprains, tears,and more? Dr. Johnston can provide the treatment that you need, from hands-on-treatment to supplements, to help you restore balance and reduce symptoms such as swelling and inflammation.
Pain from Whiplash
Do you suffer from hyperextension of the neck, upper back, or another issue due to a motor vehicle accident? Here at Osteopathic Wellness Center we can diagnose the damage and provide effective care and attention to help you heal.
Pregnancy & Post-Delivery Therapy
If you are pregnant or have just given birth, we can help. Our techniques help our patients adjust to the changing hormones of pregnancy and help foster a quick recovery after giving birth.
Integrative & Holistic Medicine in Trumbull
At Osteopathic Wellness Center we help your body to heal itself naturally using integrative and holistic medicine rather than traditional pharmaceutical techniques.*
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 Trumbull, 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 itself and begin a lasting, healthy recovery.