Our Osteopathic Doctor: Dr. David Johnston
At the Osteopathic Wellness Center in Litchfield County, our board certified and hospital trained osteopathic physician, Dr. Johnston, provides safe and natural alternative to invasive surgical treatments. Dr. Johnston provides care in a holistic fashion, treating the body as a whole. We have a wide variety of non-invasive treatment strategies that address illness and injuries such as neck and back pain, migraines, and accident trauma, and more.* Dr. Johnston uses his decades of medical and osteopathic expertise to help patients visiting our Litchfield County clinic.
Our Osteopathic Clinic serving Litchfield County
We practice natural techniques and procedures that are a healthy alternative to traditional invasive treatments at the Osteopathic Wellness Center. 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. *
Dr. Johnston strives to treat the underlying causes of pain rather than simply addressing the symptoms of an injury. As opposed to surgical treatments or prescription medicine, which can potentially cause negative side-effects, we care for the body with natural supplements.*
Osteopathic Wellness Center can also test the body and diagnose potential nutritional issues. We can identify and address the source of nutritional problems thereby setting you on a path to overall wellness, We want you to have a healthy, active lifestyle free of injury or illness. Dr. Johnston wishes to help all patients seek a healthy, natural lifestyle.
We offer our Litchfield County patients:
Litchfield County Osteopathic Treatment for:
Osteopathy is a way for you to achieve a healthier lifestyle. 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. Techniques such as myofascial release and lymphatic drainage can help to reduce the pain and swelling resulted from an injury.*
For patients in the Litchfield County area, Dr. Johnston can also help restore your proper range of bodily motion. By using our well practised methods our clinic can lessen the formation of scar tissue and relieve unnecessary stress on joints and fascia caused by injury and surgery. We can help improve your mobility through the treatment provided at our wellness center. We also provide rehabilitation for patients who suffered from a head or brain injury (including concussion), suffered whiplash from an accident, have recently undergone surgery, have swollen limbs, or any other of a wide range of injuries and illnesses.
Back Pain & Neck Pain
Osteopathic treatments help especially with injuries to the back and neck. We can treat pain resulting from unnatural or repetitive movements, lengthy periods of stress, weight issues, heavy lifting, and other problems. Our treatment can help resolve chronic back and neck injuries.
All of our treatments are designed to fit the individual needs of each patient. In order to move the body back to its natural state, Dr. Johnston creates relaxation through hands-on techniques like gentle muscle massage and loosening of strained joints, as well as other manual manipulations and treatments.* Through x-rays, scans, and other tests, we are able to determine the proper technique and osteopathic medicine for a patient. Dr. Johnston provides each of his patients with personalized care, quality treatment, and relief from pain, regardless of the condition.*
Chronic Health Conditions: Lyme, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue…
Dr. Johnston will address your individual needs, even if they are from a chronic condition, autoimmune disease, or hormonal imbalance. His osteopathic techniques and holistic approach provide excellent results. These conditions can create an uncomfortable imbalance in a person’s body and wellbeing. By paying close attention to the aforementioned symptoms, Dr. Johnston is able to find the proper treatment for each patient’s ailments in order to diagnose and treat underlying sources of pain
We use a combination of the technical and integrative approaches to treatment at the Osteopathic Wellness Center in Litchfield County. By using traditional laboratory testing, we support and complement these alternative approaches.*
Traumatic brain injury can be devastating. Concussions alter how a person’s brain normally performs when left untreated or when treated improperly. Without proper treatment, concussions can alter how a person’s brain normally performs, leading to detrimental health issues later on.
Dr. Johnston uses osteopathic manipulative treatment to aid residents in the Litchfield County area in minimizing concussion recovery time and decreasing the risk of damaging long-term side effects.*
Jaw Issues: Jaw Pain, TMJ, Sleep Apnea…
Injuries or illnesses related to the teeth, the jaw, and the face can be treated at the Osteopathic Wellness Center. Cranial osteopathy and holistic dentistry can help to relieve discomfort resulting from problems such as clicking, blocked airways, difficulty breathing, TMJ problems, dentals issues, or another problem related to this region of the body. Through our holistic and natural osteopathic treatments, including Advanced Light Force (ALF) methods, we will help your body heal on its own and function properly.
Our well practiced techniques can restore proper airway function by correctly aligning the jaw, which in turn restores the balance of the tongue and other dental structures.*
If you are in the Litchfield County, area and find yourself experiencing jaw issues and pain such as an overbite, underbite, grinding of the teeth, snoring, or experiencing other sleep related issues, call us to schedule an appointment.
Migraines & Headaches
Osteopathic manipulative treatments usually work well for migraines and chronic headaches. 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. Despite the fact that migraines and headaches may be caused by a variety of factors, Dr. Johnston can identify and treat the underlying cause of migraines.
Whether it be from anxiety, stress, a poor diet, improper posture, neck issues, muscle spasms, or other related problems, 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. His gentle, hands-on care will relieve pain and ease discomfort.
Our hands-on care and natural supplements pave the way for a healthy, natural recovery. Our practice specializes in treating sports injuries such as sprains, strains, and tears. Our clinic can reduce inflammation and decrease swelling, among other things. We pave the way for a healthy, natural recovery, bringing the athlete’s body back into balance.
Pain from Whiplash
Injuries sustained in motor vehicle accidents are painful, and if not treated immediately or properly, they can result in long-term damage and side effects. We can set you on the path for a full recovery by diagnosing and treating the damage caused by motor vehicle accidents. Each of our treatments is specially designed for the patient. Painful hyperextension of the neck, shoulder, or torso region, including whiplash, can be treated through our practiced techniques. We can provide you care at our Litchfield County, clinic*
Pregnancy & Post-Delivery Therapy
We can help provide comfort and relief to prenatal and postpartum women through our osteopathic treatments. By working with the body changes experienced during pregnancy, our techniques aid in reducing stress during pregnancy and assist in a quick recovery after delivery.
Integrative & Holistic Medicine in Litchfield County
By caring for the body as a whole, we help you pursue a healthier lifestyle. The treatments provided at our Litchfield County, clinic inhibits bodily risk and side-effects of medicine, surgery, and other invasive or pharmaceutical treatments. By using both integrative and holistic medicine, we encourage your body to heal itself the natural way.*
What is integrative medicine?
We practice integrative medicine by taking a holistic approach to health and wellness treatment and taking the entire body and mind into consideration. This includes the patient’s lifestyle, as well as the following factors:
Your Integrative & Holistic Practitioner: Dr. David Johnston
Through a combination of years of medical and osteopathic experience, Dr. David L. Johnston offers high quality holistic and natural treatment as part of his goal to provide healthy and holistic care to patients. Osteopathic medicine can help your body heal and will help you avoid the risk of surgery or pharmaceutical procedures.
Osteopathic Medicine in Litchfield County
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, helping your body heal itself, and putting you on the path to a lasting, healthy recovery.