Our Osteopathic Doctor: Dr. David Johnston
Dr. David L. Johnston is a board-certified and hospital-trained osteopathic physician who treats the body as a whole with osteopathic medicine, offers North Salem residents a safe alternative to invasive surgical procedures and pharmaceutical treatments. He cares for each patient using holistic treatments. Many injuries, such as neck and back pain, migraines, and accident trauma, benefit from osteopathic treatments.* With his decades of medical experience, Dr. Johnston helps to heal patients at Our North Salem, NY, clinic.
Our Osteopathic Clinic serving North Salem, NY
Osteopathic procedures—healthy alternatives to invasive or pharmaceutical treatments—are at the center of practice. At the Osteopathic Wellness Center, Dr. Johnston helps patients achieve bodily equilibrium, allowing them to enjoy a balanced, healthy lifestyle. Call our office and we will schedule an appointment for you ASAP.
In order to mend the causes of bodily injury and other illnesses, our staff avoids the potential for uncomfortable side-effects by treating the body with natural supplements.* Dr. Johnston strives to treat the underlying causes of pain instead of resolving only the symptoms of an injury.
To truly address every factor potentially affecting one’s overall wellness, nutritional issues should be tested for to establish whether your diet could be contributing to any health problems. You shouldn’t have to deal with the damages of injury or illness. Dr. Johnston believes all patients should be encouraged to seek a healthy, natural and active lifestyle, helping you achieve that is our goal.
We offer our North Salem, NY patients:
North Salem, NY Osteopathic Treatment for:
Osteopathy is an excellent choice for residents of North Salem who are trying to maintain or restore a healthy, active lifestyle. You might be struggling with an illness, suffering pain from an accident or fall, or have lost strength or mobility. Our practices at the Osteopathic Wellness Center are designed to help restore the strength and bodily state of all prospective patients. Some of the practices we employ are myofascial release, lymphatic drainage, and others—all of which can reduce the pain and swelling resulted from an injury.*
North Salem, NY-area patients can regain strength and restore proper range of bodily motion through with Dr. Johnston’s guided care. His methods decrease the formation of scar tissue, which causes unnecessary stress on joints and fascia. Patients can avoid injury and even surgery by increasing mobility and reducing scar tissue. Patients who have recently undergone surgery, suffered from a concussion, experienced whiplash from an accident, have swollen limbs, or are dealing with a wide range of other injuries and illnesses, can benefit from osteopathic rehab.
Back Pain & Neck Pain
Back, neck, and similar injuries can be treated and sometimes resolved completely with osteopathic treatments. Back and neck injuries sustained by individuals of any age can be caused by a number of activities, some of which include heavy lifting, unnatural movements, lengthy periods of stress, weight issues, and other problems. Gentle muscle massage, loosening strained joints, and other hands-on manipulation techniques help relax the body and bring it back to its natural state.* Visitors to our clinic get specially designed treatments that are created meet the particular illness or injury they sustained. With careful examination, Dr. Johnston works to establish the best osteopathy techniques to employ by using x-rays, scans, and other traditional medical tests. Every patient of the Osteopathic Wellness Center receives personalized care, quality treatment, and relief from pain.
Chronic Health Conditions: Lyme, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue…
Dr. Johnston finds the proper treatment for chronic conditions such as Lyme, Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, autoimmune disease, and hormonal imbalances by looking carefully at symptoms and seeking the underlying cause. These illnesses create an uncomfortable, sometimes distressing imbalance in a person’s body and well-being. Dr. Johnston’s holistic care treats patient’s individual needs. Each patient who comes through our doors has a unique physical and medical history, so Dr. Johnston works closely with each and every one to diagnose and resolve underlying sources of pain.
At the Osteopathic Wellness Center in North Salem, NY, we combine the technical and integrative approaches to treatment. We support and complement these approaches with laboratory testing.
Concussions that go untreated (or are treated improperly), the sufferer, who is likely experiencing uncomfortable and disruptive side effects, might experience even more detrimental health issues down the road. Dr. Johnston helps visitors to our Peach Lake clinic minimize concussion recovery time by using osteopathic manipulative treatment, thereby limiting the risk of long-term side effects.
Jaw Issues: Jaw Pain, TMJ, Sleep Apnea…
The Osteopathic Wellness Center also treats for injuries or illnesses associated to the teeth, the jaw, and the face. Our treatments for TMJ problems, difficult breathing, blocked airways, clicking, dentals issues, and other issues focus around cranial osteopathy and holistic dentistry. We also use Advanced Light Force (ALF) technology in treating our patients. Each of these tried-and-true methods encourage the body heal on its own and function the way it was designed to.
Our treatment works toward properly aligning the jaw in order to restore balance to the tongue and dental structures,* improving proper airway function in the process.*
Overbites, underbites, grinding of the teeth, snoring, other sleep- and jaw-related problems can lead to discomfort and pain. Residents of the North Salem area experiencing these problems can call and schedule an appointment with us!
Migraines & Headaches
Relief—and the causes—of migraines and headaches can often be found with osteopathic manipulative treatments. Dr. Johnston is able to sort through a variety of factors and identify the underlying cause of migraines. Anxiety, stress, a poor diet, improper posture, neck issues, muscle spasms, and other lifestyle problems can be addressed by Dr. Johnston and his years of experience providing expert care.
Whatever the cause of the migraines may be, your pain can be resolved through Dr. Johnston’s gentle, hands-on osteopathic treatment.
Athletes with injuries such as sprains, strains, tears, and other sports-related medical problems benefit from osteopathic medicine. Dr. Johnston can work with athletes in the North Salem area to bring their body back in to balance by reducing inflammation and decreasing swelling. The Osteopathic Wellness Center helps athletes pursue a natural recovery through hands-on care and natural supplements.
Pain from Whiplash
Injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents that are treated too late, treated improperly, or not treated at all can sometimes require extended healing time. Hyperextension of the neck, shoulder, or torso region (such as whiplash) can be extremely painful—but it can also be cared for through our specially designed holistic techniques. The osteopathic treatments performed by Dr. Johnston can help move you toward a full recovery. At the Osteopathic Wellness Center, we can diagnose, treat, and mend damage cause by the motor vehicle accident.
Pregnancy & Post-Delivery Therapy
Pregnant and postpartum women from the North Salem area who are experiencing discomfort or pain during or after their pregnancy might find relief in the form of osteopathic treatment By working with the recent changes your body undergoes during pregnancy, Dr. Johnston can reduce pain and stress during pregnancy and create opportunities for a quick recovery after delivery.
Integrative & Holistic Medicine in North Salem
Dr. Johnston designs treatments that promote a healthy lifestyle while avoiding the risk or negative side-effects from pharmaceutical approaches and invasive practices, such as surgery. Through whole-body integrative and holistic medicine, the Osteopathic Wellness Center team cares for you with our osteopathic treatments. Our clinic’s practices encourage the body to self-heal—the natural way.
What is integrative medicine?
The holistic approach that takes the entire person into consideration is called “integrative medicine”. This includes the patient’s lifestyle, as well as the following:
Your Integrative & Holistic Practitioner: Dr. David Johnston
Dr. David L. Johnston’s years of medical and osteopathic experience paired with a goal of healthy and holistic care results in lasting, high-quality treatment for all of the patients who walk through our doors. This holistic, integrative approach of our clinic eliminates the risks associated with surgery and other medicinal procedures.
Osteopathic Medicine in North Salem, NY
Osteopathic manipulation treatment is an excellent alternative to pharmaceutical and surgical medicine and addresses the causes of an injury or illness and not just the symptoms. The staff at the Osteopathic Wellness Center helps your body heal itself. We want to start you off on a lasting, healthy recovery.