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Optimal You Wellness Center

Optimal You combines 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.

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.

Dr. Tommy

Dr. Tommy

Dr. Tommy is a Chiropractic Physician from Jacksonville, Florida. He graduated from Florida State University where he completed his pre-medical track earning a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Medicine with a minor in both Biology and Chemistry. He continued to earn his Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine from the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic.

Dr. Tommy also has is an active member of the International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology and has 300 hours of Neurology training through the Clinical Neuroscience Institute and Palmer College of Chiropractic. Tommy is passionate about providing the best care possible for his patients, which stems from his extensive and continuous education. He is certified in physiotherapy, activator method, and interactive metronome. He is passionate about his work with special needs patients and their families.

Dr. Lexie

Dr. Lexie

Dr. Lexie Romero is a Chiropractic Physician with a passion for functional medicine and women’s health. Dr. Romero attended Florida State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, with a minor in Biology. She continued her education earning a Doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange, Florida where she helped to develop the Functional Medicine intern program. Dr. Lexie served as Chief Intern for 2 consecutive years helping to oversee interns entering the clinic. She also developed and taught a lecture series on Functional medicine and Nutrition at Palmer focused on the basics of blood analysis, overseeing grand rounds, and implementing holistic health into their patient care. Dr. Lexie is currently working towards achieving Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Internists (DABCI) through the Council of Diagnosis (CDID) and internal disorders and the American Board of Chiropractic Internists (ABCI). In addition, Dr. Lexie is pursuing a Diplomate of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition (DACBN).

Using in-depth analysis, Dr. Lexie approaches each patient holistically treating all aspects of health. To obtain optimal results Dr. Lexie combines various low-force chiropractic techniques, functional medicine, and post-graduate training in clinical nutrition, pre- post- Natal care, and pediatrics. She never stops learning, researching, and developing new skills to provide the most cutting-edge and current care available to her patients.

Nicole Long

Health Coach

Nicole is a Jacksonville native who graduated from the University of North Florida with a B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics. She is currently working towards her Master's degree in Applied Nutrition through the University of New England. She is also studying to become a Registered Dietitian and will be taking her exam in just a few short weeks. Nicole completed 1,000+ supervised practice hours, didactic learning and competencies to earn verification through The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) in preparation for the RDN exam through Wellness Workdays. The rotations Nicole completed are in clinical nutrition, nutrition communications and marketing, food service and management.

When she’s not working, she enjoys kickboxing, cooking, and spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys loving on her two year old golden retriever, Harper.

Sarah-Jane Stenholm

Practice Manager

SJ was born and raised in New York. She attended the University of Wales where she received her Masters in Public Relations and Communications. In addition, SJ was a collegiate rower. After receiving her Masters, she worked in the corporate world for large companies such as Neiman Marcus and Ralph Lauren. An opportunity arised for her to move down to Florida where she began advertising and marketing for top tiered aesthetic and cosmetic surgery center.

SJ and her husband have an admiration and respect for southern hospitality. She and her husband are very active. They love sailing and long distance cycling. They have 4 cats who they love and adore, Pippi, Kimi, Fini, and Colmi.

Michelle Gilbert0

Phlebotomist

Michelle was born and raised in Jacksonville Florida before moving with her Husband and 2 children to Ponte Vedra Beach in 2012. Michelle completed her Phlebotomy course at FSCJ in October and has passed the National Healthcareer Association exam. In the summer she also enjoys going to the beach with her kids and 2 doodles Lucky and Clover. She also has a cat and a rabbit and loves to post pictures of them all frequently on Facebook and Instagram. She also enjoys crafting with her Cricut and creates all the items you see in our office.

Janice Delaverne

Community Liason

Janice was born and raised in New York. She prides herself in her love for people.
Janice and her husband love the outdoors and are proud parents of their son Michael,
who plays baseball. Any chance that Janice gets to help others brings her joy.

Dr. Lexie and Dr. Tommy Are Members of:
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Florida Chiropractic Association

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International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology

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