New Canaan, CT Osteopathic Doctor

Your Trusted Clinic for Osteopathic Medicine & Care

The Osteopathic Wellness Center in the New Canaan, CT area offers local patients professional osteopathic care and treatment. Our non-invasive practices diagnose and treat the cause of a variety of pains, illnesses, and discomfort. Our treatments are specifically designed for individual patients, serving those with and without injury. Our goal is to help you achieve a healthy equilibrium in all aspects of your life.*

Conditions We Treat:

At our facility, we strive to help the body heal naturally with our holistic techniques, treating the body as a whole. This is a natural and effective substitute for surgical and pharmaceutical approaches to cure illnesses. Our facility is fully licensed and insured, easing you of any additional worries. You may schedule an appointment by calling our office at (203) 408 – 6255.

Our Osteopathic Doctor: Dr. David Johnston

Dr. David L.  Johnston, our certified osteopathic physician, provides the people of New Canaan, CT with a safe, non-invasive alternative to risky practices. Board certified and trained in hospital practices, he cares for the body as a whole, utilizing holistic techniques. Treatments cover injuries like back pain, neck pain, chronic headaches, accident trauma, as well as other bodily injuries and illnesses.* With years of osteopathic expertise and medical experience, Dr. Johnston brings his specialized treatments and techniques to the New Canaan, CT osteopathic clinic.

Our Osteopathic Clinic serving New Canaan, CT

The Osteopathic Wellness Center provides our patients with healthy treatments that bring the whole body into a natural balance.* Our natural procedures help you begin, strive for, and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Schedule an appointment with us today to start your path towards your goal.

Our uniquely designed treatments care for a wide variety of bodily injuries. Our hands-on techniques and use of natural supplements act as safe alternatives to prescriptions drugs and invasive surgeries.*

Dr. Johnston additionally treats nutritional issues and other illnesses and discomforts. He believes patients should be encouraged to pursue a path of overall wellness—a lifestyle that is free of unnecessary pain, injuries, and damages. Dr. Johnston goes beyond simply addressing the symptoms of discomfort and seeks to resolve the source of your pain.

We offer our New Canaan, CT patients:

New Canaan, CT Osteopathic Treatment for:

Accident Trauma

The goal of osteopathic manipulative treatment is to help you restore your strength and healthy way of life. If you have fallen victim to a motor vehicle accident, sports injury, or other pain inflicting situation, Dr. Johnston can help you regain mobility, strength, and health.* With his special techniques such as myofascial release and lymphatic drainage, pain and swelling from an accident may be greatly reduced.*

Our experienced and trained osteopathic physician aims to return you and your body back to its stronger self. Dr. Johnston’s practices can help the patients in the New Canaan, CT area can help prevent unnecessary stress of joints and fascia, decrease the formation of scar tissue post-accident, and provide rehabilitation for quick recoveries. His guided care can address pain from a concussion, whiplash, decrease swelling in limbs, and other accident-associated damages. Osteopathic practices show improved mobility, soothed strain, and can bring balance back to your life after an accident.*

Back Pain & Neck Pain

Osteopathic physicians are experts at caring for back and neck injuries. Treatments care for injuries caused by heavy lifting, hyperextensions, long periods of induced stress, weight issues, and a wide range of other problems.

Gentle, soft tissue massages and other osteopathic techniques relax strained muscles and loosen tightened joints, helping the body find equilibrium as a whole.* Our treatments are specifically altered for the needs of the individual, caring for each patient and their exact situation. We examine what is needed through scans, x-rays, and other tests to ensure proper techniques for your specific injury. No matter the accident, injury, or pain, Dr. Johnston offers the patients of New Canaan, CT high quality treatments and relief from pain.*

Chronic Health Conditions: Lyme, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue…

Other bodily issues, such as health conditions, are also treatable through osteopathic techniques. Dr. Johnston uses specialized treatments to cater towards chronic conditions, autoimmune diseases, hormonal imbalances, and other discomforts. Recognizing individual symptoms, he is able to diagnose and care for causes of pain.

The Osteopathic Wellness Center in New Canaan, CT combines technical and integrative approaches in our treatments. Each approach is supported and complimented with laboratory testing.*


Concussions are severe brain injuries with high risk of affecting brain functions. Without proper treatment, there is a higher chance of health problems later in life. Osteopathic treatments can aid in a quicker recovery time from concussions and help prevent other long-term side effects.*

Jaw Issues: Jaw Pain, TMJ, Sleep Apnea…

Dr. Johnston also treats for jaw pain, blocked airways, clicking, breathing difficulties, and other dental issues through osteopathic manipulative treatments. Cranial osteopath and holistic dentistry, combined with Advanced Light Force (ALF) methods from function orthodontics, promote the body to heal and resume proper functions by itself.

Overbite, grinding of the teeth, snoring, sleep apnea, and other jaw/dental related issues can all be treated at the Osteopathic Wellness Center in the New Canaan, CT area. Our practices properly situate the jaw and realign it with the tongue and other dental structures. This corrects airway function and brings balance back to this part of the body.

Migraines & Headaches

Johnston’s years of expertise. Osteopathic treatments can help identify and resolve underlying causes of migraines and similar illnesses.

No matter the cause, be it structural imbalances, anxiety, muscles spasms, or other issues, Dr. Johnston’s hands-on techniques can provide any patient with proper treatment.*

Sports Injuries

Athletic injuries, both common and uncommon, can be treated with a variety of techniques. From gentle massages to natural supplements, osteopathic treatments help all athletes reduce inflammation and restore balance.*

Pain from Whiplash

Whiplash, one of the most common injuries from motor vehicle accidents, can result in long-term pain and suffering if not immediately cared for. With hands-on care and treatments, we address pain in the neck, upper back, shoulders, and torso area, diagnosing and healing damage from the accident.* Dr. Johnston and his osteopathic techniques helps you on the path to a full recovery.

Pregnancy & Post-Delivery Therapy

The Osteopathic Wellness Center also helps patients during and after pregnancy. All the changes that come during and after pregnancy can bring unwanted and unnecessary stress. Our practices help reduce pain during the pregnancy and promote a healthy recovery afterwards.

Integrative & Holistic Medicine in New Canaan

Our goal is to help every patient heal in the healthiest, most natural way, allowing the body to recover in a holistic manner. Osteopathic treatments offer integrative and holistic medicine as alternatives to risky prescriptions, surgery, or other treatments.

What is integrative medicine?

Treating the body as a whole, integrative medicine takes every aspect of a person’s life into consideration. It is a holistic approach, accounting for a variety of lifestyles. It includes several aspects of an individual’s life, such as physicality, spirituality, surrounding environment, social interactions, and psychological aspects.

Your Integrative & Holistic Practitioner: Dr. David Johnston

Dr. David L. Johnston works to ensure you are taken care of in a natural, holistic manner. His years of medical experience provide you with quality treatments to support a vigorous, healthy lifestyle.

Osteopathic Medicine in New Canaan, CT

The Osteopathic Wellness Center provides one of the best alternatives to invasive, risky treatments and medicines.* We work to go beyond treating symptoms and help your body fully recover and achieve a long-term, healthy lifestyle.



*The effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment vary by patient and condition. Osteopathic Wellness Center does not guarantee certain results.

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