New Haven County Osteopathic Doctor

Your Trusted Clinic for Osteopathic Medicine & Care

The Osteopathic Wellness Center provides professional osteopathic care to patients in the New Haven County area. Our physicians treat our patients with non-invasive treatments that diagnose and treat the source of the pain or discomfort. When we treat for both illness and injury, every treatment is customized for the patient. We can also help those without injury who are seeking a more healthy and natural balance in their lives.*

Conditions We Treat:

Your health will improve through our safe, holistic alternatives to traditional pharmaceutical approaches. Our fully licensed and insured facility works holistically to help each patient’s body heal naturally. Get ready to live a more healthy, active life! Simply contact our office at (203) 438-9915 to schedule an appointment.

Our Osteopathic Doctor: Dr. David Johnston

Our board certified and hospital trained osteopathic physician, Dr. Johnston, provides safe and natural alternative to invasive surgical treatments at the Osteopathic Wellness Center in New Haven County. By treating the body as a whole, Dr. Johnston provides care in a holistic fashion. 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.* Thanks to decades of medical and osteopathic expertise, Dr. Johnston is able to help patients visiting our New Haven County clinic.

Our Osteopathic Clinic serving New Haven County

Osteopathy is a healthy alternative to traditional invasive treatments. We practice only natural techniques and procedures 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 aims to treat the true causes of pain rather than only addressing the injury’s visible symptoms. As opposed to surgical treatments or prescription medicine, which can potentially cause negative side-effects, we care for the body with natural supplements.*

By testing the body and diagnosing possible nutritional issues, Osteopathic Wellness Center can identify and address the source of of these problems. This will put you on track to achieving 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 New Haven County patients:

New Haven County Osteopathic Treatment for:

Accident Trauma

You will be able to achieve a happier, healthier lifestyle through osteopathic treatment. 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. Myofascial release, lymphatic drainage, and other similar techniques can ease the pain and swelling caused by an injury.*

For patients in the New Haven County area, Dr. Johnston can also help restore your proper range of bodily motion. The guided care of our osteopathic physician helps improve your mobility using methods that decrease the formation of scar tissue caused by injury and surgery, which can put unnecessary stress on joints and fascia. 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, which is often caused by unnatural or repetitive movements, lengthy periods of stress, weight issues, heavy lifting, and other problems. However, these back, neck, and similar injuries can be resolved through osteopathic treatments.

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.* We are able to determine the proper technique and osteopathic medicine for a patient through x-rays, scans, and other tests. 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. Dr. Johnston is able to find the proper treatment for each specific situation by paying close attention to symptoms such as these. He uses this information to diagnose and treat underlying sources of pain

Through a combination of the technical and integrative approaches to treatment, the Osteopathic Wellness Center in New Haven County works to heal each patient who comes through our doors. We support and complement these alternative approaches with traditional laboratory testing.*


Concussions alter how a person’s brain normally performs when left untreated or when treated improperly, which can lead to devastating health issues later on. 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 New Haven County area in minimizing concussion recovery. His treatments can also decrease 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. We will help your body self heal and operate properly through Advanced Light Force (ALF) methods and holistic and natural osteopathic treatments.

Our reliable and proven techniques can correctly align the jaw, which in turn restores the balance of the tongue and other dental structures, thus restoring proper airway function.*

If you are in the New Haven 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

Whether they are a result of anxiety, stress, a poor diet, improper posture, neck issues, muscle spasms, and other related problems, osteopathic manipulative treatments can help treat migraines and chronic headaches. Dr. Johnston’s years of expertise attends to the source of the migraines and helps to relieve patient discomfort. 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 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. His gentle, hands-on care will relieve pain and ease discomfort.

Sports Injuries

The Osteopathic Wellness Center in New Haven County specializes in treating sports injuries such as sprains, strains, and tears. If you’re seeking a healthy, natural recovery from a sports injury, our osteopathic methods can help you. 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

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. We can set you on the path for a full recovery by diagnosing and treating the pain and bodily harm caused by motor vehicle accidents. We ensure that every one of our patients receive treatments specially designed for their unique needs and circumstances. 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 New Haven County clinic.*

Pregnancy & Post-Delivery Therapy

Our osteopathic treatments provide comfort and relief to prenatal and postpartum women. 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 New Haven County

By caring for the body as a whole, we help you pursue a healthier lifestyle. The treatments provided at our New Haven County eliminate the side-effects of medicine, surgery, and other invasive or pharmaceutical treatments and the risk of bodily harm. 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—including the patient’s lifestyle. We take the body and mind as a whole, along with the following factors, into consideration:

  • Psychological
  • Physical
  • Environmental
  • Spiritual
  • Social

Your Integrative & Holistic Practitioner: Dr. David Johnston

Dr. David L. Johnston uses his years of medical and osteopathic experience to offer high quality holistic and natural treatment as part of his goal to provide healthy and holistic care to patients. Osteopathic medicine can help you help you avoid the risk of surgery or pharmaceutical procedures in order to help your body heal.

Osteopathic Medicine in New Haven County

If you are seeking a reliable alternative to surgical or pharmaceutical medicine, osteopathic manipulation treatment might be for you. 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.

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