Our Osteopathic Doctor: Dr. David Johnston
At the Osteopathic Wellness Center in Heritage Hills, our board-certified and hospital-trained osteopathic physician, Dr. Johnston, provides alternatives to invasive surgical treatments that are safe and natural. Dr. Johnston treats the body as a whole, providing holistic and natural care. We offer myriad non-invasive treatments and employ strategies that address illness and injuries, including neck and back pain, migraines, and accident trauma, to name a few.* With his decades of medical and osteopathic expertise, Dr. Johnston is able to help Heritage Hills patients heal.
Our Osteopathic Clinic serving Heritage Hills, NY
There is a healthy alternative to traditional invasive treatments: osteopathic medicine. At the Osteopathic Wellness Center, we practice only natural techniques and procedures. Schedule an appointment with us today if you want to enjoy a balanced, healthy lifestyle and begin on a path toward achieving equilibrium in your body. *
Rather than simply treating the symptoms, Dr. Johnston’s goal is to address the underlying causes of pain. Surgical treatments or prescription medicine can potentially cause negative side-effects, so we care for the body with natural supplements.*
We put you on track to wellness! The Osteopathic Wellness Center can identify and address the source of physical problems by testing the body and diagnosing possible nutritional issues. Dr. Johnston wishes to help all patients seek a healthy, natural lifestyle.
We offer our Heritage Hills, NY patients:
Heritage Hills, NY Osteopathic Treatment for:
The Osteopathic Wellness Center in Heritage Hills can help you rebuild former strength and return to a healthy bodily state. Through osteopathic treatment, you can achieve a happier, healthier lifestyle, whether you have been struggling with an illness, suffering pain from an accident or fall, have lost strength or mobility. Myofascial release, lymphatic drainage, and other similar techniques can ease the pain and swelling caused by an injury.*
Dr. Johnston helps Heritage Hills-area patients restore their optimal range of bodily motion through his osteopathic guided care. Scar tissue caused by injury and surgery can put unnecessary stress on joints and fascia, so Dr. Johnston uses tried-and-true methods to address these issues and increase your mobility. We also provide rehabilitation for patients who suffered from a head or brain injury (including concussion) or suffer from accident-induced whiplash, recent surgery, swollen limbs, or any other of a wide range of injuries and illnesses.
Back Pain & Neck Pain
Unnatural or repetitive movements, lengthy periods of stress, weight issues, heavy lifting, and other problems can cause damage—particularly to the back and neck. Osteopathic treatments can help to resolve these back, neck, and other related injuries.
All of our treatments are designed to fit the individual needs of each patient. Through gentle muscle massage and loosening of strained joints, as well as other manual manipulations and treatments, Dr. Johnston relaxes the body and works to restore it back to its natural state.* X-rays, scans, and other tests help us determine the proper technique and correte osteopathic route by which to treat a patient. Regardless of the condition, Dr. Johnston provides each of his Heritage Hills-area patients with personalized care, quality treatment, and relief from pain.*
Chronic Health Conditions: Lyme, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue…
Whether you suffer from a chronic condition, autoimmune disease, or a hormonal imbalance, Dr. Johnston will address your individual needs. These conditions can create an uncomfortable imbalance in a person’s body and wellbeing. By paying close attention to their symptoms and using this information to diagnose the true problem and treat the underlying sources of pain, Dr. Johnston can administer the proper treatment for each patient’s individual situation. His holistic approach and osteopathic techniques provide great results.
Through a combination of the technical and integrative approaches to treatment, the Osteopathic Wellness Center in Heritage Hills works to heal every patient who comes through our doors. In addition, we support and complement our holistic approaches with traditional laboratory testing.*
When treated improperly (or left untreated entirely), concussions alter how a person’s brain normally performs. This can sometimes lead to devastating health issues in the future. As time progresses, concussions can seriously impact a person’s health and quality of life.
Dr. Johnston uses osteopathic manipulative treatment to aid residents in the Heritage Hills area in minimizing the time it takes to recover from a concussion. His treatments can also decrease the risk of damaging long-term side effects.*
Jaw Issues: Jaw Pain, TMJ, Sleep Apnea…
At the Osteopathic Wellness Center, injuries and illnesses related to the teeth, the jaw, and the face can be treated. Problems such as clicking, blocked airways, difficulty breathing, TMJ symptoms, dental issues, and discomfort resulting from these issues can be addressed and treated through cranial osteopathy and holistic dentistry. Advanced Light Force (ALF) methods, as well as other holistic and natural osteopathic treatments, will help your body self heal and operate properly.
Our reliable and proven techniques help to properly align the jaw. This, in turn, restores the balance of the tongue and other dental structures, consequently restoring correct airway function.*
We can help you resolve jaw issues and pain such as an overbite, underbite, grinding of the teeth, snoring, or experiencing other sleep-related problems. If you are in the Heritage Hills area and are seeking holistic care, call us to schedule an appointment.
Migraines & Headaches
Anxiety, stress, a poor diet, improper posture, neck issues, muscle spasms, and other ailments can be caused by migraines and chronic headaches. Through osteopathic manipulative treatments, Dr. Johnston’s years of expertise attend to the source of the migraines and help to relieve patient discomfort. Although migraines and chronic headaches may be caused by a variety of factors, Dr. Johnston can identify and treat the root of the cause.
Whether your chronic headaches or migraines stem from a poor diet, improper posture, neck issues, muscle spasms, other physical problems, or anxiety and stress, Dr. Johnston’s years of expertise allows him to find and treat the source of the migraines through the use of proper and appropriate osteopathic methods. Your pain and discomfort will be relieved by his gentle, hands-on care.
The Osteopathic Wellness Center in Heritage Hills specializes in treating sports injuries such as sprains, strains, and tears. If you’re suffering from a sports injury, our osteopathic methods can help you in your quest for a healthy, natural recovery. The treatment at our practice can reduce inflammation and decrease swelling, paving the way for a healthy, natural recovery. We can bring the athlete’s body back into balance.
Pain from Whiplash
If injuries sustained in motor vehicle and other accidents are not treated immediately or properly, they can result in long-term damage, pain, and side effects. By starting a prompt regimen of treatment for the pain and bodily harm caused by auto accidents, the Osteopathic Wellness Center can set you on the path for a full recovery. We ensure that every one of our patients receives treatment that is specially designed for their unique needs and circumstances. Our osteopathic techniques can treat painful hyperextension of the neck, shoulder, or torso region, including whiplash. Our Heritage Hills clinic is an ideal place to go for the treatment of whiplash.*
Pregnancy & Post-Delivery Therapy
Prenatal and postpartum women can experience relief from pain and discomfort through osteopathic treatment. Our techniques aid in reducing stress during pregnancy and assist in a quick recovery after delivery by working with the body as it goes through these natural changes.
Integrative & Holistic Medicine in Heritage Hills
We help you pursue a healthier lifestyle by caring for the body as a whole. The treatments provided at our Heritage Hills facility preclude the side-effects and the potential risk of bodily harm from medicine, surgery, and other invasive or pharmaceutical treatments. We encourage your body to heal itself the natural way through the using both integrative and holistic medicine.*
What is integrative medicine?
We take a holistic approach to health and wellness treatment—including the patient’s lifestyle—through our practice of osteopathic medicine. We take the body and mind as a whole into consideration. Some of these factors include:
Your Integrative & Holistic Practitioner: Dr. Johnston
Dr. David L. Johnston’s goal is to provide healthy and holistic care to patients. He uses his years of medical and osteopathic experience to offer high quality holistic and natural treatment. Osteopathic medicine can help you heal while avoiding the risk of surgery or pharmaceutical procedures.
Osteopathic Medicine in Heritage Hills, NY
Osteopathic manipulation treatment might be for you if you are seeking a reliable alternative to surgical or pharmaceutical medicine. Osteopathic Wellness Center addresses the causes and not the symptoms and puts you on the path to a lasting, healthy recovery by helping your body heal itself.