Wellness Elements: A New Wave of Wellness

John C. Lincoln Wellness Elements
Therapies provided by John C. Lincoln Wellness Elements include body work, life coaching, wellness programs, nutrition counseling, prevention programs, fitness classes, counseling and supplements.

Alternative medicine is an increasingly popular trend in the medical industry. You might be searching for a wider range of options beyond acute care to improve your chronic conditions, find alternatives to medications and their side effects, and use a professional guide to help lead you to optimal wellness.

Karla Birkholz, MD
Karla Birkholz, MD

John C. Lincoln Wellness Elements, part of the John C. Lincoln Physician Network, helps you with your wellness goals by developing an individualized plan.

Karla Birkholz, MD, family physician and founder of Wellness Elements, offers answers to some frequently asked questions about wellness and her alternative medicine services.

Q: What is alternative medicine?

A: Alternative medicine can also be called lifestyle medicine. It involves a variety of wellness providers evaluating the unique needs of each patient, focusing on education and offering expanded options for treatment. Therapies include body work, life coaching, wellness programs, nutrition counseling, prevention programs, fitness classes, counseling, supplements and more.

Q: How can Wellness Elements help me?

A: You might come to us for a wide variety of reasons. You might be suffering from a chronic condition such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension or diabetes. Or you may just want to find ways to improve your health or participate in our nutrition and lifestyle programs.

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Q: What goes into a wellness program?

A: We offer in-depth evaluation of medical history, fitness levels, laboratory testing and a nutritional evaluation. Based on these results, we develop an individualized plan to meet the patient's goals. Along the way, we offer coaching, classes and other services for optimal outcomes for patients.

We help you learn where you are with your health, and we monitor and give you regular feedback on how you're doing and where you want to be.

Q: How can I learn more about your programs?

A: You're welcome to stop by our office and speak with our staff about our programs and services. A variety of literature is available as well.

You can also call 623-561-3103 to schedule an appointment. Our office is located at 6320 W. Union Hills Dr., Bldg. B, Ste. 2200, in Glendale.

Learn about the programs and services offered at John C. Lincoln Wellness Elements.

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