Our Programs
Great medicine is our foundation and our programs prove it.   Chief Wellness Officer (cwo) plan Foundational physical and care plan Processing of prescriptions and refills 360 office visits per year Quarterly lab work to...
About
If you ask Dr. Lee Rice, Lifewellness Institute was born of necessity. Tired of practicing medicine confined by the limits of insurance and managed care, Dr. Rice yearned for something different.  He envisioned a patient centered...
Employee Wellness
Healthy employees are happy employees. Our successful employee lifestyle programs deliver increased engagement and improvement in employee health, time and again.  All education is provided by our clinical team which includes specialists in medicine, exercise,...

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Metformin: Is it worth it?
BY LEE RICE, DO, FAASM, FAAFP Many of you have asked me to render my opinion on the disease preventive aspects of Metformin, a widely...
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Why Strength Matters–Part 1
by MEGHAN BOTHWELL,  BS, MS, CSCS As Americans live longer, growth in the number of older adults is unprecedented – in 2014, 46.3 million (14.5%)...
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Why Strength Matters–Part 2
by MEGHAN BOTHWELL, BS, MS, CSCS Last month we learned how as we age limitations in mobility-related tasks will become more common.10 One more important predictor of...
Read More "Why Strength Matters–Part 2"
Magnesium, the Magic Mineral
BY DAVID LARSON, MD   Magnesium is an essential mineral and a cofactor in over 300 essential metabolic reactions in the body, helping muscles to...
Read More "Magnesium, the Magic Mineral"
Exercise as a Vital Sign
by MEGHAN BOTHWELL, BS, MS, CSCS In 2016 the American Heart Association (AHA) put forth a compelling case for exercise as a vital sign8 – this will...
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ApoE genetics: what your genes want you to know
By Dave Larson, MD ApoE Genetics: As the prices of genetic testing have fallen, more and more data is being generated about the interplay between...
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Employee Wellness

Healthy employees are happy employees.

Our successful employee lifestyle programs deliver increased engagement and improvement in employee health, time and again.  All education is provided by our clinical team which includes specialists in medicine, exercise, nutrition and mental health. Each program is individually designed to address your employees’ interests and achieve corporate goals. With a healthy focus on fun and accessibility, our programs improve individual performance, team productivity, and refresh corporate culture.

Executive Physical Program

Employees rave about our annual Corporate Lifecheck program. Based on our Foundational Physical, our Lifecheck experience is a great way to keep employees at the top of their game.

corporate wellness education

Lunch and learns or week long immersions, Lifewellness Institute has the answer to a culture of WELLNESS.

  • Tailored programming
  • Our clinical team of experts
  • Fully implemented programs
  • Off-site Wellness Committee coordination
  • Individual educational sessions
  • Comprehensive annual programs or less intensive quarterly options

 

Metformin: Is it worth it?
BY LEE RICE, DO, FAASM, FAAFP Many of you have asked me to render my opinion on the disease preventive aspects of Metformin, a widely...
Read More "Metformin: Is it worth it?"
Why Strength Matters–Part 1
by MEGHAN BOTHWELL,  BS, MS, CSCS As Americans live longer, growth in the number of older adults is unprecedented – in 2014, 46.3 million (14.5%)...
Read More "Why Strength Matters–Part 1"
Why Strength Matters–Part 2
by MEGHAN BOTHWELL, BS, MS, CSCS Last month we learned how as we age limitations in mobility-related tasks will become more common.10 One more important predictor of...
Read More "Why Strength Matters–Part 2"
Magnesium, the Magic Mineral
BY DAVID LARSON, MD   Magnesium is an essential mineral and a cofactor in over 300 essential metabolic reactions in the body, helping muscles to...
Read More "Magnesium, the Magic Mineral"
Exercise as a Vital Sign
by MEGHAN BOTHWELL, BS, MS, CSCS In 2016 the American Heart Association (AHA) put forth a compelling case for exercise as a vital sign8 – this will...
Read More "Exercise as a Vital Sign"
ApoE genetics: what your genes want you to know
By Dave Larson, MD ApoE Genetics: As the prices of genetic testing have fallen, more and more data is being generated about the interplay between...
Read More "ApoE genetics: what your genes want you to know"
Attitude of Gratitude
by Ryan Bart  “Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life.” ~Rumi Two people can share the same experience...
Read More "Attitude of Gratitude"

Our Programs

Great medicine is our foundation and our programs prove it.

 

Chief Wellness Officer (cwo) plan
  • Foundational physical and care plan
  • Processing of prescriptions and refills
  • 360 office visits per year
  • Quarterly lab work to assess care plan
  • Urgent care M-F
  • Unlimited access to Exercise Physiologist, Registered Dietitians, and team
  • In-house x-ray
  • Lab and basic imaging services
  • Referrals to preferred specialists
Lifecheck plan
  • Foundational physical and care plan
  • Initial prescriptions if any; refills provided by your primary care
  • On-going access to Lifewellness Team, incur additional fees
foundational physical

Approximately 3.5 hours dedicated time with physicians, team members, lab and imaging, light breakfast, followed by one-half hour secondary appointment to review results and recommended health plan.

  • Review of historical medical care
  • Review of current lifestyle, habits, and social/psychological status
  • Physical exam
  • Assessment of bone density by DEXA, includes body composition
  • Chest x-ray if indicated
  • Lifewellness Institute curated lab panel and blood draw; including some genetics and screening for risk factors
  • Exercise physiology assessment: baseline and treadmill EKG with VO2, lung function, muscular strength, endurance & flexibility assessments with plan
  • Screening ultrasound of carotid artery, liver and thyroid
  • Nutrition assessment: review of current intake, medications & supplements with plan
  • Vaccinations; shingles, flu, Tdap, travel vaccs, –may incur an additional cost

Metformin: Is it worth it?
BY LEE RICE, DO, FAASM, FAAFP Many of you have asked me to render my opinion on the disease preventive aspects of Metformin, a widely...
Read More "Metformin: Is it worth it?"
Why Strength Matters–Part 1
by MEGHAN BOTHWELL,  BS, MS, CSCS As Americans live longer, growth in the number of older adults is unprecedented – in 2014, 46.3 million (14.5%)...
Read More "Why Strength Matters–Part 1"
Why Strength Matters–Part 2
by MEGHAN BOTHWELL, BS, MS, CSCS Last month we learned how as we age limitations in mobility-related tasks will become more common.10 One more important predictor of...
Read More "Why Strength Matters–Part 2"
Magnesium, the Magic Mineral
BY DAVID LARSON, MD   Magnesium is an essential mineral and a cofactor in over 300 essential metabolic reactions in the body, helping muscles to...
Read More "Magnesium, the Magic Mineral"
Exercise as a Vital Sign
by MEGHAN BOTHWELL, BS, MS, CSCS In 2016 the American Heart Association (AHA) put forth a compelling case for exercise as a vital sign8 – this will...
Read More "Exercise as a Vital Sign"
ApoE genetics: what your genes want you to know
By Dave Larson, MD ApoE Genetics: As the prices of genetic testing have fallen, more and more data is being generated about the interplay between...
Read More "ApoE genetics: what your genes want you to know"

Metformin: Is it worth it?

BY LEE RICE, DO, FAASM, FAAFP Many of you have asked me to render my opinion on the disease preventive aspects of Metformin, a widely prescribed drug to control high blood sugar. I’ve kept you waiting so I could check in with my buddy Mark Moyad, M.D. Mark is a …

Why Strength Matters–Part 2

by MEGHAN BOTHWELL, BS, MS, CSCS Last month we learned how as we age limitations in mobility-related tasks will become more common.10 One more important predictor of limited mobility or functional limitation is muscle strength – more specifically your grip strength.12-13 Loss of grip strength is strongly associated with increasing chronological age14 …

Magnesium, the Magic Mineral

BY DAVID LARSON, MD   Magnesium is an essential mineral and a cofactor in over 300 essential metabolic reactions in the body, helping muscles to relax, stabilizing neuronal cell membranes, creating new nucleic acids (DNA and RNA) and proteins, and playing a key role in cell signaling and energy production. …

ApoE genetics: what your genes want you to know

By Dave Larson, MD ApoE Genetics: As the prices of genetic testing have fallen, more and more data is being generated about the interplay between our genetic code, our lifestyle choices, and the burden of disease. For example, every baby born in the US is tested for Phenylketonuria (commonly known …

Attitude of Gratitude

by Ryan Bart  “Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life.” ~Rumi Two people can share the same experience on the outside, such as watching the sunset at the beach, yet their inner experience is likely substantially different. This is based on the lens …