Our Osteopathic Doctor: Dr. David Johnston
Dr. Johnston is a board-certified and hospital-trained osteopathic physician. Dr. Johnston offers the patients of Brewster Hill a safe alternative to invasive surgical and pharmaceutical treatments. He treats the body as a whole, caring for it a holistic fashion. We offer non-invasive treatments for a plethora of injuries, such as neck and back pain, migraines, and accident trauma.* Dr. Johnston provides the Brewster Hill, NY clinic with years of osteopathic expertise, helping patients with his decades of medical experience.
Our Osteopathic Clinic serving Brewster Hill, NY
Here at the Osteopathic Wellness Center, our natural procedures are a healthy alternative to invasive or pharmaceutical treatments.* We will help your body achieve equilibrium, allowing you to enjoy a balanced, healthy lifestyle. Contact us to schedule an appointment today!
Our hands-on treatments help mend the causes of bodily injury and other illnesses, as opposed to surgical treatments or prescription medicine. These treatments have potential for uncomfortable side-effects, so we care for the body with natural supplements.* Dr. Johnston strives to treat the underlying causes of pain instead of resolving only the symptoms of an injury.
Testing the body for nutritional issues will help you move toward overall wellness. Our goal is for you to have a healthy, active lifestyle without having to deal with the damages of injury or illness. Dr. Johnston believes all patients should be encouraged to seek a healthy, natural lifestyle.
We offer our Brewster Hill, NY patients:
Brewster Hill, NY Osteopathic Treatment for:
If you’re aiming to find or restore a healthy way of life, osteopathy might be for you. Whether you have been struggling with an illness, suffering pain from an accident or fall, have lost strength or mobility, our practices can help restore former strength and bodily state. Techniques such as myofascial release and lymphatic drainage can reduce the pain and swelling resulted from an injury.*
Brewster Hill, NY-area patients can regain strength and restore proper range of bodily motion through with Dr. Johnston’s guided care. His treatment will help improve your mobility by using methods that decrease the formation of scar tissue. Scar tissue causes unnecessary stress on joints and fascia, which can cause injury and require 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. Heavy lifting, unnatural movements, lengthy periods of stress, weight issues, and other problems may cause sustained injuries to back and neck, resulting in pain. We treat these conditions with our specialized osteopathic techniques.
Hands-on techniques including gentle muscle massage and loosening strained joints help relax the body and bring it back to its natural state.* Particular treatments are specifically designed to meet the individual needs of the patient. We are able to determine the proper technique and osteopathic medicine for a patient through x-rays, scans, and other traditional medical tests. 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. Dr. Johnston pays close attention to symptoms and finds the proper treatment for each specific situation, working closely diagnose and resolve underlying sources of pain.
At the Osteopathic Wellness Center in Brewster Hill, NY, we combine the technical and integrative approaches to treatment. We support and complement these approaches with laboratory testing.
A person’s normal brain functions can be affected when a concussion goes untreated (or is treated improperly). This can lead to detrimental health issues later on. Dr. Johnston helps Brewster Hill citizens minimize concussion recovery time and decreasing the risk of long-term side effects by using osteopathic manipulative treatment.
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. Holistic dentistry and cranial osteopath can help resolve physical problems such as TMJ problems, difficult breathing, blocked airways, clicking, dentals issues, and other issues. Our treatments, along with Advanced Light Force (ALF) methods, helps the body heal on its own and perform proper functions.
Our treatment works toward properly aligning the jaw in order to establish the right balance of the tongue and other dental structures,* allowing for proper airway function.*
If you are experiencing jaw issues and pain such as an overbite, underbite, grinding of the teeth, snoring, or experiencing other sleep related issues and live in the Brewster Hill area, schedule an appointment with us.
Migraines & Headaches
Osteopathic manipulative treatments can treat migraines and headaches. Even though they may be caused by a variety of factors, Dr. Johnston is able to identify the underlying cause of migraines. Factors such as anxiety, stress, a poor diet, improper posture, neck issues, muscle spasms, and other related problems can be addressed by Dr. Johnston’s years of expertise.
Whatever the cause of the migraines may be, he provides patients with the proper osteopathic treatment. His gentle, hands-on care helps resolve pain and discomfort.
Osteopathy is an excellent treatment for sports injuries such as sprains, strains, tears, and more. The Osteopathic Wellness Center can help reduce inflammation, decrease swelling, and bring balance back to the athlete. We pave the way for a healthy, natural recovery through hands-on care and natural supplements.
Pain from Whiplash
Many Motor vehicle accidents cause injuries, which can sometimes last a long time if not treated immediately or properly. Our osteopathic treatments put you on the path for a full recovery. Painful hyperextension of the neck, shoulder, or torso region (such as whiplash) can be cared for through our specially designed techniques. Our treatments can diagnose, treat, and repair damage cause by the motor vehicle accident.
Pregnancy & Post-Delivery Therapy
Women experiencing discomfort or pain during and after their pregnancy might benefit from osteopathy. Working with the recent changes your body undergoes during pregnancy, our techniques aid in reducing stress during pregnancy and supporting a quick recovery after delivery.
Integrative & Holistic Medicine in Brewster
Our treatments are designed to promote a healthy lifestyle without the risk or negative side-effects from pharmaceutical approaches and invasive surgical practices. We care for the body as a whole, providing both integrative and holistic medicine that encourages self-healing—the natural way.
What is integrative medicine?
A holistic approach to treatment is often called integrative medicine, which takes the entire person into consideration. This includes the patient’s lifestyle, as well as the following:
Your Integrative & Holistic Practitioner: Dr. Johnston
Dr. David L. Johnston’s years of medical and osteopathic experience, paired with his goal of healthy and holistic care, results in high quality treatment to patients. This integrative, holistic approach precludes the risk of surgery or other medicinal procedures.
Osteopathic Medicine in Brewster Hill, NY
Osteopathic manipulation treatment is an excellent alternative to pharmaceutical and surgical medicine. By addressing the causes and not the symptoms, our practice helps your body heal on its own. We want to start you off on a lasting, healthy recovery.