Our Osteopathic Doctor: Dr. David Johnston
Dr. Johnston is our trained and professionally accredited osteopathic physician. He strives to find every patient of Cross River more suitable treatment, instead of the risky surgical treatments. His practice involves looking at the body as a whole and figuring out the best possible treatments for a multitude of injuries, such as neck and back pain, migraines and accident trauma.* At our office, our Cross River patients will be introduced to Dr. Johnston’s years of osteopathic knowledge.
Our Osteopathic Clinic serving Cross River, NY
Compared to other intrusive remedies found elsewhere, here at the Osteopathic Wellness Center we provide our patients with healthier alternatives. To get information about our treatment plans, set up an appointment at our office today and we will help you start living a healthier, more beneficial lifestyle.*
We strive for our treatment to help solve bodily injuries and other illnesses. There is a contrast between our methods and typical surgical treatments or prescription medicine, as the later has the potential for problematic side-effects.* Dr. Johnston looks to treat the source of the injury, rather than merely resolving the symptoms.
Our practice is made to help lead our Cross River patients down the right path in obtaining an active, healthier lifestyle without risk. The process to do so begins with figuring out the effects your current diet has on your body. From here, we can figure out the best steps to take to improve your current health situation.* Dr. Johnston encourages all his Cross River patients to seek better alternatives to living a healthier lifestyle.
We offer our Cross River, NY patients:
Cross River, NY Osteopathic Treatment for:
Osteopathy can be an option on your road to better health by finding more natural, healthy alternatives. Whether you’re suffering from pain, losing strength or mobility; our practices can help lead you towards a more regularized state of health. Some techniques that can help reduce pain and swelling as a result of an injury can be: myofascial release and lymphatic drainage.*
Dr. Johnston’s treatments are available to all of our patients in the Cross River, NY area. These treatments can help you gain back strength and normal range of motion as well as advancing mobility and reducing the formation of scar tissue.
Stress on joints and fascia caused by injury and surgery can also be decreased from this treatment. We believe in providing expert care for all of our Cross River patients who are going through illnesses or injuries resulting from accidents like concussions, whiplash or swollen limbs.
Back Pain & Neck Pain
Pain from heavy lifting, unnatural movements, lengthy periods of stress, weight issues and other problems can leave long-lasting injuries to the back or neck. Our specialized osteopathic techniques are able to treat these conditions
We conduct tests, such as x-rays and scans, for our Cross River patients to figure out the proper technique and osteopathic medicine needed. Along with this we also gently massage the muscles and loosen strained joints to help the body relax and turn to its natural, calm state.* The patient’s needs are always put first, as Dr. Johnston looks to provide his patients with personalized care, quality treatment and relief from pain.*
Chronic Health Conditions: Lyme, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue…
Chronic conditions, autoimmune disease, and hormonal imbalance can create an imbalance within a person’s body and overall wellbeing. To help our Cross River patients, Dr. Johnston focuses on treating the symptoms of each individual. After he has discussed these symptoms with the patient and diagnosed where the source of pain is, he’ll be able to create a customized treatment plan.
For those living in Cross River, we can combine both the technical and integrative approaches to treatment. To support these types of approaches, we also utilize laboratory testing.
Normal brain performance and other major health issues can be problems that arise after concussions are not properly treated. With our Cross River patients, Dr. Johnston looks to minimize concussion recovery time and decrease the risk of long-term side effects through osteopathic manipulative treatment.*
Jaw Issues: Jaw Pain, TMJ, Sleep Apnea…
Injuries or illnesses related to the teeth, jaw or face are treatable at the Osteopathic Wellness Center. Cranial osteopath and holistic dentistry can be methods of treatment for Cross River patients dealing with: clicking, blocked airways, difficult breathing, TMJ problems, dental and other issues. We use Advanced Light Force (ALF) methods to help the body heal itself.*
We aim to help proper airway function once again by properly aligning the jaw and restoring balance to the tongue and dental structures.*
Some of the issues you are experiencing could be resulting from an overbite, underbite, grinding of the teeth, snoring or sleep-related issues. If you live in the Cross River, NY area and you’re experiencing any of these jaw issues, call us today to schedule an appointment and to start receiving treatments.
Migraines & Headaches
Osteopathic manipulative treatments can also treat migraines and headaches. Dr. Johnston identifies the underlying source of the problem first, no matter what the cause is. Whether it be: anxiety, stress, poor diet, or other related problems, he is able to determine the source.*
Sprains, strains, tears and other injuries caused by sports are one of the areas that we specialize in with the help of our osteopathic treatments. We aim to bring balance back to the athlete by decreasing swelling or reduce the inflammation caused; we achieve this, as well, in a more natural way.
Pain from Whiplash
Motor vehicle accidents, if not treated at once, can result in long-term effects on the individual. Our osteopathic treatments can help promote full recovery of whiplash or any painful hyperextension of the neck, shoulder, or torso region.
Pregnancy & Post-Delivery Therapy
Pregnancy can include many changes in your life. You may become stressed, which will affect other aspects of your life including sleeping, headaches, loss of appetite and much more. To help our patients in Cross River, we also offer osteopathic treatments that can help during pregnancy as well as after. During pregnancy, we look to decrease your stress levels, and after we look to assist you with recuperating your body.
Integrative & Holistic Medicine in Cross River
By decreasing the use of pharmaceutical medicine, our treatments allow you to lead a more robust lifestyle. We achieve this by introducing you to more integrated medicine that can help the body heal naturally.*
What is integrative medicine?
Integrative medicine focuses solely on the individual. It pays attention to the patient’s lifestyle in many different aspects. The aspects that we take into consideration include:
Your Integrative & Holistic Practitioner: Dr. Johnston
Dr. David L. Johnston has years of experience and an ambition to find the most natural alternatives for all of his patients in Cross River.
Osteopathic Medicine in Cross River, NY
Osteopathic manipulation treatment is a trusted substitute for surgery or pharmaceutical medicine. It focuses on the source of the problem rather than the results and allows for recovery to begin easier. Schedule an appoint at our office today by contacting us at: (203) 438-9915.