Our Osteopathic Doctor: Dr. David Johnston
Our Osteopathic doctor is Dr. Johnston. Hospital trained, Dr. Johnston is also a board-certified doctor. He provides the residents of Bridgeport, CT a non-invasive treatment for neck pain, back pain, migraines, and accidents.* He has decades of experience and can provide his patients with the expert care that they deserve in his welcoming, open clinic.
Our Osteopathic Clinic serving Bridgeport, CT
Osteopathic Wellness Center’s mission is to provide patients a natural solution to address their medical concerns. Call us immediately to begin on your path to feeling better and recovery.
Our Osteopathic Doctor, Dr. Johnston, provides Bridgeport patients with non-surgical, hands-on treatments to address injury and illness. Our clinic uses natural supplements to assist with the body’s natural healing with healthful ingredients, not prescription drugs.* Our osteopathic physician supports a healthy lifestyle by increasing overall wellness through nutritional supplements.
We offer our Bridgeport, CT patients:
Bridgeport, CT Osteopathic Treatment for:
Osteopathy plays a vital role in regaining your health and strength after a fall, illness, or vehicular injury. Osteopathy techniques, including lymphatic drainage and release of the myofascial, can help reduce pain and promote healing.*
Our osteopathic physician serving Bridgeport patients also help to restore range of motion and strength.* Our mission is to reduce scar tissue, and encourage mobility. We also help to reduce joint stress and fascia that may result from injury or surgery. We offer post-surgery rehabilitation, and we treat leg swelling, concussions, whiplash and various other bone-related illnesses.
Back Pain & Neck Pain
Back and neck pain can result from a number of causes ranging from lifting, lifestyle, obesity, or stress. Osteopathic doctors are a renown for easing the pain in the back and the neck. Osteopaths loosen the joints by the use of gentle manual treatments that loosen the joints.* That said, no treatment is the same for any two patients, as the doctor provides treatments according to the individual’s needs. Often back and neck pain demands a customized approach. Dr. David Johnston will help his patients in Bridgeport, CT reduce the pain they are experiencing.*
Chronic Health Conditions: Lyme, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue…
Chronic diseases that are caused by hormonal imbalances and disorders of the autoimmune system result in great discomfort have profound effects on the quality of a person’s life. Using a patient-centric approach, our osteopathic doctor will carefully evaluate your symptoms and begin to treat your symptoms right away. We use functional/integrative medicine in conjunction with lab testing and x-rays to paint a full picture of your illness and how it can be treated.*
Concussions can have profound effects on a persons brain. If left untreated or under-treated, concussions can lead to problematic health issues later on in life. Through the use of osteopathic manipulative treatment, Dr. David Johnston can help Bridgeport citizens reduce their long term side effects and recovery time.*
Jaw Issues: Jaw Pain, TMJ, Sleep Apnea…
TMJ may cause airway restrictions, jaw pain, and jaw clicking. It may also cause dental imbalances and other jaw problems. Holistic dentists and cranial osteopaths work together to treat problems in the teeth, jaw, face, and mouth to ease your pain. Osteopathic treatments and Advanced Light Force (AFL) help osteopaths support the body’s natural healing.* Treatment can align your jaw, balance your tongue and give you an open airway for proper breathing. If you reside in Bridgeport, CT and grind your teeth, or suffer from TMJ, reach out to us.
Migraines & Headaches
Migraines and headaches are caused by many health problems such as:
- Structural imbalances
- Bad posture
- Venous blood congestion
- Neck spasms
- Congestion at the base of the skull
Dr. Johnston will evaluate your condition to determine the cause of your headaches and migraines. After he finds the source of the problem, he will provide osteopathic treatment, which may include manipulation of the skull’s bones to restore the proper cerebrospinal blood flow and circulation with no invasive methods being used.*
Dr.David L. Johnston provides osteopathic sports injury care treatment. Smooth movement is encouraged by the use of hands-on techniques that reduce inflammation, increase mobility, and restore structural balance. *
He provides gentle manipulation of the area in question and may also use such devices as Kinesio taping, sports braces and custom orthotics instead of invasive procedures to treat your sports injury issue.*
Pain from Whiplash
If you have recently encountered a vehicular accident and acquired whiplash or a similar trauma, osteopathic physicians and treatments can help you feel better.* Our doctor will examine your back and neck for hyperextension of the neck, the back, the spine the rib cage and the thoracic cage and treat injury where he finds it. Don’t leave your whiplash pain untreated, as the symptoms can go on for months to years. If you reside in the Bridgeport, CT area, call us today to start feeling pain relief.
Pregnancy & Post-Delivery Therapy
The hormones released during pregnancy can relax the joints of the body. It is also common to have lower back pain during this time, too. Pain during pregnancy can be treated safely by gentle manipulation by our highly-trained doctor, Dr. Johnston. He will be able to assist you with sciatica, breathing difficulties, back pain and swollen ankles, too.*
Your body needs to get back to normal after birth, as well. If you feel pain due to straining and breastfeeding discomfort, an osteopathic doctor can help by advising the new mother on feeding positions, re-strengthening exercises, and lifting as you recover to a normal healthy state after the birth of your baby.*
Integrative & Holistic Medicine in Bridgeport
If you are seeking an alternative to surgery and drugs, integrative medicine is for you. It helps promote healing and health without medication. Osteopathic Wellness Center uses integrated medicine services to provide you with the right possible solutions for your medical issues.*
What is integrative medicine?
Integrative medicine is a healing based medicine that takes into account the individual and their lifestyle. Therapeutic relationships are built between the physician and patient, which ensures that appropriate holistic therapies are used. The aspects of holistic or integrative medicine include:
Your Integrative & Holistic Practitioner: Dr. David Johnston
Dr. David L. Johnston our Osteopathic physician, makes use of integrative and holistic methods to treat his patients. He encourages a healthy lifestyle to improve a person’s quality of life and increase their feeling of well-being. We help our Bridgeport patients receive the high level of care they deserve.
Osteopathic Medicine in Bridgeport, CT
Dr. Johnston of the Osteopathic Wellness Center provides Bridgeport residents with friendly and high-quality treatment for treating their health issues. Our clinic gives non-invasive alternatives to other types of unneeded invasive medical processes. Please contact us today.