Optimal You Beyond Chiropractic combine the passion of both Doctors to offer comprehensive health and wellness programs. These programs marry functional medicine, nutrition, neuroplasticity, and chiropractic to achieve optimal health through holistic and alternative care for the whole family. These programs can benefit a wide array of persons spanning all periods in life.
Dr. Lexie practices Functional Diagnostic Medicine, Clinical Nutrition and Chiropractic Medicine for all ages. Dr. Lexie graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor’s in science in Psychology with a minor in Chemistry and Biology. She continued to earn her Doctorate at Palmer College of Chiropractic Medicine, during internship Lexie served as Chief Intern where she supervised a team of doctoral students to provide exceptional patient care. After earning her Doctorate degree Dr. Lexie continues her training through specializing in both Clinical Nutrition and Functional Medicine. She is certified in Webster technique through IACN, and Activator method. Dr. Lexie loves working with families from pregnancy through early development to support mom and baby through the early stages in life. She also loves a challenging Functional Medicine case, “My joy is helping people who have tried everything and heard there is nothing to do, feel better, function better, and find solutions to their health concerns.”- Dr. Lexie.
Dr. Thomas practices Clinical Neurology and Chiropractic Medicine focusing on brain rehabilitation and optimization benefiting a wide array of conditions. Dr. Thomas earned his Bachelor’s in exercise science with a minor in Chemistry and Biology. He continued on towards his Doctorate at Palmer College of Chiropractic Medicine where he focused his study on Neuromuscular conditions and rehabilitation. Dr. Tommy went on to specialize in Clinical Neurology post Doctorate through Palmer College and the IACN. Dr. Thomas has also completed training in electrodiagnostics through the International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology. He is passionate about providing drug free treatment options for children or adults with neurological conditions. This can span from learning challenges, traumatic brain injuries, or memory concerns later in life. Brain fog and minor concussions are also areas of concern Dr. Thomas enjoys educating about and providing care for these individuals. He also enjoys working with athletes through sports injuries and performance enhancement.
Additionally, both of our Doctors are board certified in Physiotherapy through IBCE, Autism Specialist through IBCCES, and Interactive Metronome Therapy.
With their extensive training, Dr. Lexie & Tommy understand the connections of the musculoskeletal and neurological systems, aiding their unique treatment approach. They look at the big picture view of your health and make meaningful improvements for patients with various neurological, musculoskeletal, or systemic conditions. They also treat individuals who simply want to improve cognitive function and their overall health. “Our goal is to empower people with knowledge of natural medicine, so they know they have a choice for themselves and their families.” -Dr. Thomas.
Drs. Romero love to give back to the community. They host education nights in their office once monthly, open to anyone who wants to attend. They also display local made artwork in the office- half of the proceeds from these art sales are donated to local charities! In their free time you can find Dr. Thomas & Lexie on the beach with their daughter Mia.
Optimal You is a family affair, and each patient is a member of that family. We want to build a homey, loving, and fun environment where people can have open discussions, learn something new, and feel they are genuinely cared for. We invite everyone to join our practice, spread the word, and discover optimal health.
Julia is a sophomore at University of North Florida. She is majoring in Biomedical Science and she is excited to be working at Optimal You to gain experience working with medical professionals, as well as getting to know patients. Fun fact: she speaks fluent Portuguese and is a huge fan of scrabble!
Madeline is our new certified health coach, trauma coach & office manager. She has several years of experience teaching yoga, guiding people through lifestyle and nutrition counseling, and working with clients 1 on 1 to become the best versions of themselves! She loves all things outdoors, traveling & finding new delicious healthy recipes. She is working alongside Dr. Thomas and Dr. Lexie to guide patients through their wellness journeys.