meet the team
Daniel Johns D.C., FIAMA, Cert DN
Dr. Daniel Johns uses chiropractic care to improve the health and wellness in all areas of patient's lives, whether they are having problems with pain, fatigue, or just want to start feeling better when they wake up in the morning. Dr. Daniel Johns developed his passion for helping people achieve their optimal performance and health through chiropractic care.
A graduate of National University of Health Sciences in Chicago he has attended numerous hours of continuing education to further his knowledge and expertise in areas such as rehabilitation, dry needling, nutrition, diagnostics, pre-natal and pediatric care. Dr. Johns had two practices in Miami which he sold, to move up to Annapolis with his wife. He has had the privilege of treating many professional athletes ranging from Olympic medalists, to NFL players, to professional tennis players and CrossFitters.
Dr. Johns is very involved with all patient treatments and utilizes many different techniques to create an individualized approach to treating each patient's complaints. Every patient is a unique individual, as is their diagnosis, which means there are no pre-determined treatment protocols and patients are involved in all treatment decisions.
Dr. Johns founded Elevate Life to address the lack of whole-person care that is pervasive in today's healthcare. His goal is to not only get people better and allow people to get more out of their life but to provide a clinic where patients can feel at home and completely taken care of. At Elevate Life all patients are treated like a whole person and not a file number or diagnosis. The staff at Elevate Life will always go above and beyond to make each and every visit unforgettable and as pleasant as possible.
Aaron Wolfe D.C., ATC, CCSP
A Baltimore native, Dr. Aaron Wolfe is extremely excited to be back in MD after spending over 25 years in Chicago establishing himself as one of the region's best chiropractors for sports and spine-related injuries. Since 1994, Dr. Wolfe has served as team doctor for Major League Soccer, Professional Beach Volleyball, USA Baseball, USA Wrestling, USA Weightlifting, USA Rowing, USA Triathlon, USA Soccer, The WNBA, World Wrestling Federation, and 4 Illinois High Schools.
In addition to being a licensed Chiropractic Physician, he is a Certified Athletic Trainer and a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician with expertise in youth sports injury evaluations and treatments.
Prior to joining Elevate Life Clinic, Dr. Wolfe founded and owned Sports and Spine Chiropractic, an award-winning practice in Frankfort, IL. Dr. Wolfe was selected to volunteer at the Ground Zero Rescue Area, providing chiropractic care to the rescue workers at the rescue site for 4 weeks following the 911 World Trade Center tragedy. He also spent many summers overseas in Bosnia with Care For Children setting up rehabilitation clinics for post-war orphanages.
Dr. Wolfe earned a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from the National College of Chiropractic in Lombard, Illinois, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and Biology from the University of Maryland, College Park and The National University of Health Sciences.
Dr. Wolfe has achieved certifications in CrossFit, Foundation Training, Dry Needling, and Myofascial Release Techniques.
Craig Ziegler, PT, DPT, CSCS
Dr. Craig Ziegler achieved his Doctorate in Physical Therapy and Bachelors of Science from Slippery Rock University. During this time Dr. Ziegler also received his Certification in Strength and Conditioning (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Dr. Ziegler went on to complete an orthopedic residency in 2012. Dr. Ziegler desires nothing more than to get people back to optimal performance and healthy living.
Chiropractic Assistant (In Training)
Lily is a Florida native, who has come to the Maryland area looking for a new adventure. Upon completion of her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Lily knew her next step would be to find a chiropractic practice that shared her values where she could experience the four seasons.
Her values include delivering care to patients with enthusiasm and on an individual basis. It is important to her to utilize evidence-based practice with the goal of achieving the personal best for each patient. Her interest in chiropractic stems from her days and injuries suffered on the court playing volleyball. Lily is a passionate player on the court and in the office. Lily's energy, smiling face, and willingness to help will create a comfortable environment for each patient in which they can pursue their therapeutic goals.
Chiropractic Assistant (In Training) / Physical Therapy Tech
Kayla, has always been a person to never meet a stranger and loves working with people. She is a 2018 University of Maryland Eastern Shore graduate (UMES) where she received her degree in Rehabilitation Services. Shortly after graduating, she worked as a physical therapy technician for two years.
Her knowledge proved helpful when her grandfather had back surgery in 2019. When the physical therapist was not present she would check on him routinely to ensure he was performing his at home exercises as prescribed.
She loves to study the mysteries of the human body. She strives to gain knowledge in how she can contribute to her patients. She is very positive, nurturing, motivating and loves the interaction with her patients. She enjoys watching her patients evolve with their treatment and live the quality of life they deserve.
Kayla is a Graduate Student at Liberty University where she is studying Exercise Science. She began working at Elevate Life in 2020. She is excited about helping others optimal wellness. As she pursues her dream of becoming a Physical Therapist, she appreciates every teachable moment here at Elevate Life.
Jennifer is the Office Manager here at Elevate Life, where she handles day to day operations while also providing a high level of customer care. She received her undergraduate degree in sport management from George Mason University and her graduate degree in leadership from Marshall University. Jennifer has years of administrative experience that helps keep the office running smoothly.
She has eight years of experience working with athletes varying from club gymnasts to retired NFL players. Jennifer got married last year and has a dog named Griffey with her husband. In her free time, she and her husband enjoy going to Nationals baseball games, traveling, and spending time with her family.
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