Shelton, CT Osteopathic Doctor

Your Trusted Clinic for Osteopathic Medicine & Care

To help you figure out the cause of your pain, the Osteopathic Wellness Center strives to give you a proper diagnosis and help you treat and bodily injury, illness or discomfort you are suffering from. For our patients in the Shelton, CT area, we can offer our professional and non-invasive techniques. We tailor all of our treatments to the needs of the individual, and we aim to help you reach a healthy and balanced lifestyle.

Conditions We Treat:

Our facility is fully licensed and certified and promotes the effective methods of healing. In order to help you heal faster and without invasive procedures, we focus on safe alternatives. We treat the body as a whole and help it heal naturally. If you are interested in scheduling an appointment, please call us today.

Our Osteopathic Doctor: Dr. David Johnston

Dr. David L. Johnston is a licensed and board certified osteopathic physician with over twenty years in the field. He has been exploring the possibilities and successfulness of healing traditions to help his patients and he closely listens to what they are suffering from. From there, he aims to only use safe and comfortable osteopathic treatments instead of invasive and harmful surgeries. He can address pain from bodily injuries like neck and back pain as well as migraines and chronic pain.* No matter what you are suffering from, Dr. Johnston wants to use his techniques to care for your body as a whole and help you achieve a healthy lifestyle.*

Our Osteopathic Clinic serving Shelton, CT

Our goal is to provide all of our patients with natural treatments to relieve unnecessary pain and discomfort. Our approach consists of natural and holistic treatments that identify the source of pain, helps you overcome it and brings your body back to its original balance.*

All of our treatments are safe alternatives to surgery and medicine. We will only use a hands-on approach and natural supplements to reduce side-effects and help you gain a more consistent healthy behavior. After helping patients, Dr. Johnston hopes that they will continue to pursue a healthy wellbeing and be free from any pain or discomfort. Let us at the Osteopathic Wellness Center help you start a new and healthy lifestyle that will ease any pain or discomfort you have been feeling.

We offer our Shelton, CT patients:

Shelton, CT Osteopathic Treatment for:

Accident Trauma

One of the most common uses for Osteopathic treatments comes from the trauma occurring after accidents. Pains from motor vehicle accidents, falls, sports injuries and so on can be cared for with the influence of Dr. Johnston’s osteopathic techniques.* We can also help those who struggle with illnesses, loss of strength or mobility. He also has special treatments, like myofascial release and lymphatic drainage, can help patients with specific situations.

Dr. Johnston’s practices can help prevent stress on your body such as swollen joints and inflamed ligaments. This type of hands-on treatment can help care for post-accident injuries such as:

  • concussion
  • whiplash
  • swelling of limbs
  • muscle strain
  • sciatic pain

It doesn’t matter what you are suffering from, Dr. Johnston wants to help every patient return to their original strength.*

Back Pain & Neck Pain

Did you know that osteopathic treatments can also be provided for back and neck pain? Since these injuries stem from strenuous lifting, unnatural movements, weight issues, and lengthy periods of stress they can be treated with gentle practices.*

The techniques that we use are specifically designed to relieve pain while aiding in comfort. To determine the proper treatment for your pain, we perform scans, x-rays, and other tests. Sometimes the best remedy comes from gentle, soft-tissue massages and osteopathic medicine that will help to relax your tightened muscles and soothe your strained joints. These type of techniques help resolve bodily pain and return you to your normal way of life.*

Chronic Health Conditions: Lyme, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue…

For our patients in the Shelton, CT area, we can provide a variety of natural solutions for multiple health conditions. This can range from chronic pain such as autoimmune diseases, hormonal imbalances, Lyme disease, and so on that can be eased with our specialized treatments. Dr.Johnston not only focuses on symptoms, but wants to address the underlying cause for any pain or discomfort.

All of our integrative and technical approaches are supported with laboratory testing.*


One of the most common injuries is actually a severe head injury called a concussion. Many can suffer from concussions due to how easily it can happen. This type of injury needs to be treated immediately, because if left untreated it can cause long-term health problems and negatively impact brain functions. Dr. Johnston’s treatments work to minimize side effects of concussions and help those suffering with a quick recovery.*

Jaw Issues: Jaw Pain, TMJ, Sleep Apnea…

Many individuals also suffer from Jaw issues, which can be treated with a natural and holistic approach. By using Advanced Light Force (ALF) methods and cranial osteopathy, Dr. Johnston can help soothe pain from clicking, TMJ, dental problems, restricted airways and multiple other jaw-related issues.

Like all of our other treatments, we aim to help our patients achieve a healthy bodily balance. Our noninvasive practices correct airway function, help align your jaw, tongue as well as other dental structures. We can help treat overbites, underbites, snoring, sleep apnea, and other dental problems. With the use of our holistic approach, we aim to bring your body back to its equilibrium.

Migraines & Headaches

Another common pain can come from chronic migraines and headaches. By using osteopathic treatments, we can help decrease your levels of anxiety, stress, pain from accidents, muscle spasms, and other factors that can create long-term discomfort. Dr. Johnston’s comfortable hands-on techniques can identify where your pain is coming from.* With his expertise, we can help solve the route of your migraines and headache-related pain.*

Sports Injuries

Our facility can provide rehabilitation services and care for sports-related injuries that result in discomfort and long-lasting pain. By using gentle massages and natural supplements, we can decrease inflammation and ease your pain. Injuries can range from sprains, strains, muscle tears, and hyperextensions that can be eased with osteopathic manipulative treatments.

Pain from Whiplash

Whiplash is often the result of motor vehicle accidents. This is a severe type of neck injury that results from rapid hyperextension of the head and neck that results in long-lasting pain in the upper spine and surrounding muscles. With our treatments, we can help you safely get to a recovery plan that works and takes account for your whole body in the process.*

Pregnancy & Post-Delivery Therapy

Pregnancy can often result in long-lasting pain and discomfort that can feel never-ending. But it doesn’t have to be. With our osteopathic approach, we can treat and reduce pain, inflammation, stress and other pregnancy-related issues.* All of our techniques are created to minimize discomfort and quickly relieve you of stress or pain.

Integrative & Holistic Medicine in Shelton, CT

The Osteopathic Wellness Center was created to help all of our patients live a healthy and natural lifestyle after suffering from pain and discomfort. All of our safe procedures and approaches will treat your entire body, not just specific parts. Instead of using invasive surgical procedures, we focus on integrative medicine and holistic practices.

What is integrative medicine?

Integrative medicine works to bring every aspect of a person’s life into account. It considers the individuals lifestyle and includes aspects such as:

  • Spiritual
  • Social
  • Environmental
  • Physical
  • Psychological

Your Integrative & Holistic Practitioner: Dr. David Johnston

Dr. David L. Johnston is our trained osteopathic physician with over twenty years of experience in the medical field. He aims to help all of our patients recover from discomfort and pain in a natural manner. Our treatments are always high-quality and without the risks and outcomes of medical procedures.

Osteopathic Medicine in Shelton, CT

The Osteopathic Wellness Center loves to assist our Shelton, CT patients with our alternative methods that speed up the healing process without using invasive procedures. Our goal is to help you be free from unnecessary pain, discomfort, stress or illnesses.

*The results of our diagnoses and treatments will vary by patient and condition. Osteopathic Wellness Center does not guarantee certain results.

Please call us today to schedule an appointment.

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