Our Osteopathic Doctor: Dr. David Johnston
Dr. David L. Johnston is a licensed and trained osteopathic physician with years in the field. He is also board certified and hospital trained, so he understands all of the procedures and strategies to using a holistic approach and caring for the body as an entire unit. Instead of using risky surgeries and harmful treatments, osteopathic techniques are strictly safe and comfortable. These type of safe alternatives help resolve pain from injuries such as neck pain, back pain, migraines and accident trauma. Dr. Johnston’s treatments also take care of other bodily injuries, changes and illnesses.* For those in the Woodbury, CT area, Dr. Johnston’s medical experience and expertise can help heal all kinds of ailments, small or large.*
Our Osteopathic Clinic serving Woodbury, CT
Our number one priority is to treat all patients naturally and diagnose their source of pain, resolve it, and make them healthier as a whole. We always aim to go beyond healing and help patients maintain a healthy and wholesome lifestyle.
Here at our Osteopathic Wellness facility, we treat a range variety injuries, illnesses and discomforts. To encourage healthy behavior and ease your sufferings, we will only focus on using hands-on treatments and natural supplements. To support a healthy lifestyle, Dr. Johnston believes that patients should always be seeking a life of overall wellness.
We offer our Woodbury, CT patients:
Woodbury, CT Osteopathic Treatment for:
Osteopathic manipulative treatments happen to be used the most with accident trauma. This can consist of motor vehicle accidents, painful falls, sports injuries, and a large list of other painful accidents can be cared for with Dr. Johnston’s osteopathic techniques.* By using specific techniques for specific situations, like myofascial release and lymphatic drainage, he can help you reduce pain and swelling and help you regain mobility in no time.*
Dr. Johnston’s practices can also help prevent bodily stress like swollen joints and inflamed ligaments. We can even help you decrease the formation of scar tissue and the use of rehabilitation promotes a quicker recovery. We can help treat these post-accident injuries:
- swelling of limbs
- muscle strain
- sciatic pain
It doesn’t matter what kind of injury you have, Dr. Johnston wants to help you restore your strength after any accident or injury.
Back Pain & Neck Pain
Another use of osteopathic manipulative treatment can be for back pain and neck pain. Injuries to the back and neck can often be caused by strenuous movements, hyperextensions, extended periods of stress, weight problems, and so on. Each of these problems can be resolved through our harmless and comfortable practices.*
All of our techniques are specifically designed for relieving pain and relaxing strained muscles. To identify the source of pain we use scans, x-rays and other tests to find what technique is best. Often, gentle, soft-tissue massages and other osteopathic treatments can help soothe painful areas and loosen tightened muscles.
Chronic Health Conditions: Lyme, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue…
For our Woodbury, CT patients, our Osteopathic Wellness Center can help the individual needs of patients’, even those with chronic health conditions. We can also treat autoimmune diseases and hormonal imbalances with our healthy treatments. Our specialist Dr. Johnston cares for more than just symptoms, he wants to find the underlying cause of any and all pains and discomfort.
We support all of our integrative and technical approaches with laboratory testing.*
Concussions can be brought on from many accidents, especially those that result in severe head injuries. These type of injuries require immediate attention and should be treated as soon as possible. Concussions have a high chance of damaging brain functions and can cause multiple health problems later on in life. Dr. Johnston uses specific techniques that will help you gain a quick recovery and prevent long-term effects.*
Jaw Issues: Jaw Pain, TMJ, Sleep Apnea…
Many people suffer from jaw pain in many different ways. We can help treat these discomforts with our holistic approaches through Advanced Light Force (ALF) methods and cranial osteopathy. Dr. Johnston can specifically treat clicking, pain from TMJ, dental problems, restricted airways, and other jaw issues. By treating our patients this way, we can aid you back to a healthy and natural balance.
Migraines & Headaches
Many individuals suffer from chronic migraines and headaches that don’t seem to subside. Our osteopathic manipulative treatments can help remove these painful aches, and we can treat factors like anxiety, stress, injury, muscle spasms, and so on. Dr. Johnston will use our hands-on techniques to identify the source of the pain with his years of expertise.*
For our Woodbury, CT patients our facility provides rehabilitation services and specialized treatments for sports-related injuries. To decrease inflammation, we use gentle massages and natural supplements to bring athletes back to their full health and flexibility.* Dr. Johnston’s techniques can also prevent further injuries.*
Pain from Whiplash
Whiplash can be the result of many different accidents. It often happens during motor vehicle accidents when the neck and head are forced backwards and then forward creating extreme stress to your body. It also brings a long-lasting pain to the upper spine and surrounding muscles. Our osteopathic treatments can put you back on the recovery to health while taking care of your body as a whole.*
Pregnancy & Post-Delivery Therapy
After pregnancy, lots of women will experience long-lasting pain and discomfort. This type of pain can be treated with our specialized practices to reduce pain, inflammation, stress and other pregnancy-related issues.* Our practices are aimed at minimizing discomfort and helping you with a quick recovery.
Integrative & Holistic Medicine in Woodbury, CT
Our facility uses integrative and holistic medicine that treats your body as a whole and helps it recover on its own. We aim to avoid all risky and harmful medical procedures as well as medication. We want to promote natural and healthy treatments for all our patients.
What is integrative medicine?
When you use integrative medicine, it will take in every aspect of your life into account. It considers your lifestyle as well as aspects such as:
Your Integrative & Holistic Practitioner: Dr. David Johnston
Dr. David L. Johnston wants to provide all of his patients in the most natural and holistic way possible. With years in the medical field and experience with people of all ages (infants, children, adults and seniors), he only believes in providing high quality treatment without the risk.
Osteopathic Medicine in Woodbury, CT
Our professional practitioners at Osteopathic Wellness Center strive to serve all of our patients in the Woodbury, CT area with the most healthy and safe alternatives for the betterment of health. We strive to go beyond just a diagnoses and to find the underlying source of your pain or discomfort. Overall, we want you to be free of unnecessary pain, stress or illnesses and we encourage you to live a healthy and wholesome lifestyle.
*The results of our diagnosis and treatment will vary between patients and conditions. Osteopathic Wellness Center does not guarantee certain results.
To schedule an appointment, please contact us today.