Our Osteopathic Doctor: Dr. David Johnston
Dr. Johnston is a board certified and hospital trained osteopathic physician. He provides safe and natural alternative to invasive surgical treatments at the Osteopathic Wellness Center in Putnam County. 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.* With his decades of medical and osteopathic expertise, Dr. Johnston is able to help visitors to our Putnam County clinic.
Our Osteopathic Clinic serving Putnam 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.*
Additionally, we look to see if nutritional issues could be contributing to a problem, which can help you move toward 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 Putnam County patients:
Putnam County Osteopathic Treatment for:
You can achieve a healthier, happier lifestyle through osteopathic treatment. Whether you have have lost strength or find yourself with lessened mobility, are experiencing pain from an accident or fall, or are suffering from an illness, Dr. Johnston can help restore your body to equilibrium. Our hands-on techniques, which include myofascial release, lymphatic drainage, and other hands-on approaches, can ease the pain and relieve swelling caused by an injury.*
The guided care of Dr. Johnston, our osteopathic physician, will help improve your mobility by inhibiting the formation of and treating existing scar tissue caused by injury and surgery. Dr. Johnston can also restore proper range of bodily motion for Putnam County area residents. When your body has unnecessary stress on joints and fascia, your whole body is affected. 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. We can help improve your mobility through the treatment provided at our wellness center.
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…
Chronic conditions, autoimmune diseases, and hormonal imbalances, which can create an uncomfortable imbalance in a person’s body and wellbeing, can all be addressed by Dr. Johnston.
Even if they are from a chronic condition, autoimmune disease, or hormonal imbalance, his osteopathic techniques and holistic approach provide excellent results. 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
The Osteopathic Wellness Center in Putnam County employs a combination of the technical and integrative approaches to treatment. We aim to heal every visitor who comes through our doors. We use traditional laboratory testing to support and complement these alternative approaches.*
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. Through osteopathic manipulative treatment, Dr. Johnston helps reduce the chance of long-term side effects and minimizes the time it takes for Putnam County residents to recover.
Jaw Issues: Jaw Pain, TMJ, Sleep Apnea…
The Osteopathic Wellness Center treats injuries or illnesses related to the teeth, the jaw, and the face. Holistic dentistry and cranial osteopathy can help to relieve discomfort resulting from issues 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.
Dr. Johnston uses reliable and proven techniques can correctly align the jaw. In doing so, he can restore the balance of the tongue and other dental structures resulting in proper airway function.*
Call and schedule an appointment with us if you live in the Putnam County area and are experiencing grinding of the teeth, snoring, sleep issues, overbite, underbite, or others related to the neck, head, and jaw.
Migraines & Headaches
Even though they may be caused by a variety of factors, Dr. Johnston is able to identify the underlying cause of migraines. Commonly resulting from 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.
Dr. Johnston’s gentle, hands-on approach based in reliable osteopathic methods will help resolve these chronic problems.
Many common sports injuries such as sprains, strains, and tears, can cause extreme discomfort, pain, and loss in athletic performance. The Osteopathic Wellness Center in Putnam County specializes in treating these sports-related injuries. Our clinic can reduce inflammation and decrease swelling, among other things. We pave the way for a healthy, natural recovery. We will bring your body back into balance.
Pain from Whiplash
Motor vehicle accidents often result in injury which, if not treated immediately or properly, can result in long-term damage, pain, and uncomfortable, life-altering side effects. Our practice can diagnose and resolve damage caused by a motor vehicle accident. 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 practised techniques. We can provide you care at our Putnam County clinic that will set you on the path for a full recovery. *
Pregnancy & Post-Delivery Therapy
Prenatal and postpartum women find that our osteopathic treatments provide comfort and relief. Our techniques aid in reducing stress during pregnancy and assist in a quick recovery after delivery by working with the body changes experienced during pregnancy.
Integrative & Holistic Medicine in Putnam County
If you’ve ever wanted to pursue a healthier lifestyle, begin by caring for your body as a whole. We eliminate the side-effects of medicine, surgery, and other invasive or pharmaceutical treatments and the risk of bodily harm through the treatments provided at our Putnam County clinic. 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. We consider the patient’s lifestyle, body, and mind, along with the following factors into consideration when diagnosing and treating illness and injury:
Your Integrative & Holistic Practitioner: Dr. Johnston
Dr. David L. Johnston is an experienced practitioner with years of medical and osteopathic experience. He brings high quality holistic and natural treatment to every patient he sees. It is 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 Putnam County
Patients looking for a reliable alternative to surgical or pharmaceutical medicine might find osteopathic manipulation treatment to be a suitable solution. Osteopathic Wellness Center addresses the causes and not the symptoms. We help each and every patient begin a lasting, healthy recovery by helping your body heal itself.