Laboratory range versus Functional range... that is the question! Really it is the answer to a profound approach to assess nutritional deficiencies and perhaps prevent metabolic stress. Dr D uses Functional ranges which means, ranges that meet a better physiological expectation for optimum performance.
Hormonal evaluation is done through saliva collection. Dr Dominique prefers this more dynamic means of assessing hormone in action. She measures reproductive and stress hormones such as cortisol levels.
Dr Lafleur makes nutritional and supplemental nutrient recommendation based on the patient symptom’s health questionnaire, blood analysis review and the patient’s family tendencies and history. She also uses Applied Kinesiology as another tool for neurological feedback to assess compatibility of the nutrients and refinement to the individual needs.
Dr D’s chiropractic adjustment is a perfect way to restore the spine‘s neuronal information from and to the different parts of the body, thus allowing wellbeing. Dr D uses different modality such as a gentle soft tissue correction, meningeal’s techniques or more corrective types of adjustment as needed or requested.
Concepts of a Healthy being
Functional Medicine as an Integrative Approach to Health
Functional Medicine describes a new focus, one to correct physiological function versus only chasing the obliteration of symptoms. For example correcting a blood sugar issue would physiologically correct the lipids (Cholesterol Etc.) imbalance, instead of only controlling cholesterol with medication ...
Health is a Journey not an End
Dr. Dominique deeply believes that to teach you how your body responds to your environment, your genetics and every day choices can facilitate your optimum health.
She also knows that heath is in constant motion as in time and space, therefore she sees Health as a Journey, as she guides you through your life’s web of challenges.
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IN PERSON: For appointments that require your physical participation, Dr. D is available at one of her two locations in Southern California. Please call to setup a meeting.
VIRTUAL: Dr D is avialable for telephone consultation. Please call to begin the process.
Note: Dr. D is available in the Ventura and Los Angeles area. Please call to make an appointment for the office nearest you.