Our Osteopathic Doctor: Dr. David Johnston
Dr. Johnston is a board-certified and hospital-trained osteopathic physician. Dr. Johnston offers the patients of Carmel a safe alternative to invasive surgical and pharmaceutical treatments. In order to care for the body in a holistic fashion, Dr. Johnston treats it as a whole. We offer non-invasive care for a different types of injuries, including as neck and back pain, migraines, and accident trauma.* Dr. Johnston provides the Carmel, NY clinic with years of osteopathic expertise, helping patients with his decades of medical experience.
Our Osteopathic Clinic serving Carmel, NY
The natural procedures at the Osteopathic Wellness Center are a healthy alternative to invasive or pharmaceutical treatments.* Our osteopathic treatments help your body achieve equilibrium, allowing you to enjoy a healthy, balanced lifestyle. To schedule an appointment, please call our office.
In order to mend the causes of bodily injury and other illnesses, we use hands-on practices as opposed to surgical treatments or prescription medicine. We care for the body with natural supplements in order to avoid the potential for uncomfortable side-effects.* 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 Carmel, NY patients:
Carmel, NY Osteopathic Treatment for:
If you’re aiming to find or restore a healthy way of life, osteopathy might be for you. Our prospective patients might be struggling with an illness, suffering pain from an accident or fall, or have lost strength or mobility; our practices are designed to help restore strength and bodily state. Myofascial release, lymphatic drainage, and other techniques can reduce the pain and swelling resulted from an injury.*
Carmel, NY-area patients can regain strength and restore proper range of bodily motion through with Dr. Johnston’s guided care. His methods decrease the formation of scar tissue, and this treatment will help improve your mobility by using methods. Scar tissue causes unnecessary stress on joints and fascia, which can cause injury and require surgery. Patients who recently underwent surgery, suffered from a concussion, whiplash from an accident, swollen limbs, and a wide range of other injuries and illnesses benefit from osteopathic rehab.
Back Pain & Neck Pain
Osteopathic treatments help especially with back, neck, and similar injuries. Sustained back and neck injuries can be caused by a number of activities, some of which include heavy lifting, unnatural movements, lengthy periods of stress, weight issues, and other problems. 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.* Every patient receives specialized treatment that is designed to meet the particular illness or injury they sustained. With careful examination, Dr. Johnston is 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, you will receive personalized care, quality treatment, and relief from pain.
Chronic Health Conditions: Lyme, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue…
Chronic conditions such as autoimmune disease, and hormonal imbalance create an uncomfortable imbalance in a person’s body and wellbeing. Dr. Johnston’s holistic care treats patient’s individual needs. By paying close attention to symptoms, he finds the proper treatment for each specific situation, our practice works closely to diagnose and resolve underlying sources of pain.
At the Osteopathic Wellness Center in Carmel, NY, we combine the technical and integrative approaches to treatment. We support and complement these approaches with laboratory testing.
When a concussion goes untreated (or is treated improperly), the sufferer, who is likely experiencing uncomfortable and disruptive side effects, might experience even more detrimental health issues down the road. Dr. Johnston helps Carmel 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. Cranial osteopath and holistic dentistry 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 function the way it is supposed to.
Our treatment works toward properly aligning the jaw in order to restore balance to dental structures and the tongue,* consequently improving 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 Carmel area, schedule an appointment with us.
Migraines & Headaches
Sufferers of migraines and headaches often experience relief from osteopathic manipulative treatments. 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 problematic lifestyle challenges can be addressed by Dr. Johnston and his years of experience providing expert care.
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.
Sports injuries such as sprains, strains, tears, and more, benefit from osteopathic medicine. The Osteopathic Wellness Center can bring an athlete’s body back in to balance by helping to reduce inflammation and decrease swelling. 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 much longer than necessary when treated too late or not at all. 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. At the Osteopathic Wellness Center, we can diagnose, treat, and repair damage cause by the motor vehicle accident.
Pregnancy & Post-Delivery Therapy
Prenatal and postpartum women experiencing discomfort or pain during and after their pregnancy might benefit from osteopathy. By working with the recent changes your body undergoes during pregnancy, Dr. Johnston can reduce stress during pregnancy and supporting a quick recovery after delivery.
Integrative & Holistic Medicine in Carmel
Osteopathic treatments like the ones that we perform at our Wellness Center are designed to promote a healthy lifestyle without the risk or negative side-effects from pharmaceutical approaches and invasive surgical practices. Through both integrative and holistic medicine we care for the body as a whole in order to encourage self-healing—the natural way.
What is integrative medicine?
Integrative medicine is a holistic approach that 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 care for all of our patients. This integrative, holistic approach precludes the risk of surgery or other medicinal procedures.
Osteopathic Medicine in Carmel, 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 itself. We want to start you off on a lasting, healthy recovery.