Lake Carmel, NY Osteopathic Doctor

Your Trusted Clinic for Osteopathic Medicine & Care

The Osteopathic Wellness Center provides professional osteopathic care for residents of the Lake Carmel, NY area. Through non-invasive treatments, our physicians diagnose and address the sources of the pain and discomfort. In order to provide care for both illness and injury, we design every treatment specifically for the individual patient. We also help those without injury in an effort to assist patients in reaching a healthy and natural balance in their lives.*

Conditions We Treat:

As a safe, holistic alternative to regular pharmaceutical approaches, our practice can improve your health and help you live a more healthy, active life. Both fully licensed and insured, our facility works holistically to help the body heal naturally. Simply contact our office at (203) 408 – 6255 to schedule an appointment.

Our Osteopathic Doctor: Dr. David Johnston

Dr. Johnston  is our board certified and hospital trained osteopathic physician. Dr. Johnston offers the patients in the Lake Carmel area a safe and natural alternative to invasive surgical treatments. Dr. Johnston provides care in a holistic fashion, treating the body as a whole. Our practice’s non-invasive treatments address a variety of injuries, which include neck and back pain, migraines, and accident trauma, among others.* Dr. Johnston provides the Lake Carmel, NY clinic with years of osteopathic expertise, helping patients with his decades of medical experience.


Our Osteopathic Clinic serving Lake Carmel, NY

If you want to enjoy a balanced, healthy lifestyle, schedule an appointment with us today to begin on a path toward achieving equilibrium in your body. At the Osteopathic Wellness Center, our natural procedures are a healthy alternative to less holistic, more invasive treatments.*

Instead of resolving symptoms of an injury, Dr. Johnston strives to treat the underlying causes of pain. We can mend the causes of bodily injury and other illnesses with our hands-on treatments. We care for the body with natural supplements, as opposed to surgical treatments or prescription medicine, which have the potential for uncomfortable side-effects*

Osteopathic Wellness Center also tests the body for nutritional issues. Identifying and finding the source of nutritional problems helps you find your way towards overall wellness. We want you to have a healthy, active lifestyle free of injury or illness. Dr. Johnston believes all patients should be encouraged to seek a healthy, natural lifestyle.


We offer our Lake Carmel, CT patients:

Lake Carmel, NY Osteopathic Treatment for:

Accident Trauma


Osteopathy can set you on a path toward finding or restoring you to a healthy way of life. Whether you have been struggling with an illness, suffering pain from an accident or fall, have lost strength or mobility, our practices can start you towards your former strength and bodily state. We can reduce the pain and swelling resulted from an injury through techniques such as myofascial release and lymphatic drainage.*

If you’re a resident in the Lake Carmel, NY, area, Dr. Johnston can help you regain strength and restore proper range of bodily motion. Through the guided care of our osteopathic physician, we can help improve your mobility. Our practice can prevent unnecessary stress on joints and fascia caused by injury and surgery by using methods that decrease the formation of scar tissue. 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

Pain resulting from unnatural or repetitive movements, lengthy periods of stress, weight issues, heavy lifting, and other problems may cause chronic injuries to back and neck. However, these back, neck, and similar injuries can be resolved through osteopathic treatments. We treat these conditions with our specialized osteopathic techniques.

Gentle muscle massage and loosening of strained joints, as well as other hands-on techniques, help the body to relax and bring it back to its natural state.* We develop treatments customized to the individual needs of the patient. Through x-rays, scans, and other tests, we are able to determine the proper technique and osteopathic medicine for a patient. Dr. Johnston seeks to provides his patients with personalized care, quality treatment, and relief from pain, no matter the condition.*

Chronic Health Conditions: Lyme, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue…

By addressing each patient’s individual needs, including chronic conditions, autoimmune disease, and hormonal imbalance, Dr. Johnston’s osteopathic techniques and holistic approach provide excellent results. These conditions can create an uncomfortable imbalance in a person’s body and wellbeing. Dr. Johnston is able to find the proper treatment for each specific situation by paying close attention to symptoms such as these. He works closely to not only diagnose, but resolve underlying sources of pain.

We use a combination of the technical and integrative approaches to treatment at the Osteopathic Wellness Center in Lake Carmel, NY. We support and complement these approaches with laboratory testing.*


When left untreated or when treated improperly, concussions can alter how a person’s brain normally performs. This can lead to devastating health issues later on. Dr. Johnston uses osteopathic manipulative treatment to aid residents in the Lake Carmel area in minimizing concussion recovery time and decreasing the risk of damaging long-term side effects.*

Jaw Issues: Jaw Pain, TMJ, Sleep Apnea…

If you have injuries or illnesses related to the teeth, the jaw, and the face, the Osteopathic Wellness Center can treat you. Cranial osteopath and holistic dentistry can help with issues like clicking, blocked airways, difficulty breathing, TMJ problems, dentals issues, and other problems. Our treatments, along with Advanced Light Force (ALF) methods, help the body heal on its own and function properly.

Our techniques are designed to correctly align the jaw, consequently correcting the balance of the tongue and other dental structures.* This allows for proper airway function.*

Schedule an appointment with us if you are experiencing jaw issues and pain such as an overbite, underbite, grinding of the teeth, snoring, or experiencing other sleep related issues. We treat residents in the Lake Carmel, NY, area.

Migraines & Headaches

Osteopathic manipulative treatments can be very effective when treating migraines. Whether they are a result of anxiety, stress, a poor diet, improper posture, neck issues, muscle spasms, and other related problems, Dr. Johnston’s years of expertise attends to the source of the migraines. Dr. Johnston can identify the underlying cause of migraines, even though they may be caused by a variety of factors.

He treats patients with the proper osteopathic methods for whatever the migraine cause may be. His gentle, hands-on care helps resolve pain and discomfort.

Sports Injuries

Our practice specializes in treating sports injuries such as sprains, strains, and tears. Our hands-on care and natural supplements, which reduce inflammation, decrease swelling, and bring balance back to the athlete, pave the way for a healthy, natural recovery.

Pain from Whiplash

Injuries sustained in motor vehicle accidents can result in long-term damage and side effects if not treated immediately or properly. Our osteopathic treatments put you on the path for a fully recovery. Through our specially designed and well practised techniques, painful hyperextension of the neck, shoulder, or torso region, such as whiplash, can be cared for. Our treatments can diagnose and fix damage cause by the motor vehicle accident.*

Pregnancy & Post-Delivery Therapy

Osteopathic treatments can help provide comfort and relief for prenatal and postpartum women. Our techniques result in reduced stress and promote a quick recovery after delivery by working with the changes the body undergoes during pregnancy.

Integrative & Holistic Medicine in Lake Carmel

Our treatments preclude the risk or side-effects of medicine, surgery, or other invasive or drug-based treatments. We help you achieve a healthy lifestyle by caring for the body as a whole, providing both integrative and holistic medicine, and encouraging it to heal itself—the natural way.*

What is integrative medicine?

Integrative medicine is a holistic approach to health and wellness treatment. It takes the entire body and mind into consideration. This includes the patient’s lifestyle, as well as the following:

  • Psychological
  • Physical
  • Environmental
  • Spiritual
  • Social

Your Integrative & Holistic Practitioner: Dr. David Johnston

A combination of years of medical and osteopathic experience along with a goal of healthy and holistic care, Dr. David L. Johnston offers high quality treatment without the risk of surgery or pharmaceutical procedures.

Osteopathic Medicine in Lake Carmel, NY


Osteopathic manipulation treatments are excellent alternatives to surgical or pharmaceutical medicine. Our practice helps your body heal itself by addressing the causes and not the symptoms, putting you on the path to a lasting, healthy recovery.

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