Lead Clinician/Nurse Practitioner
MSN, FNP, RN, EMT-P
Meet Lauralea Thomas
Lauralea is a true advocate for her clients with authentic care and desires to help them recover from their ailments and achieve their optimal health and wellness goals. She has a passion for bioidentical hormone therapy and has been certified through WorldLink, the authority in bioidentical hormone therapy, and diligently continues to advance her knowledge being a self-proclaimed “geek” in the field. She also specializes in orthopedic conditions and sports injuries using the latest advances in conservative pain management and rehab to help her patients achieve long-term success. She uses her expertise in hormone therapy and physical medicine to create drastic positive transformations in her clients’ lives.
Lauralea is board-certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has a unique background as a licensed registered nurse for over ten years and a retired 20-year veteran firefighter/paramedic, so she is always ready for anything. She graduated with honors from the University of Illinois in Chicago with a Masters of Science in Nursing and is licensed as a registered nurse and paramedic in the State of Illinois. She is also a member of the Illinois Society of Advanced Nurse Practitioners, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and an associate member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. In addition to her work at Balanced Flow Wellness, Lauralea works with individuals struggling with opioid addiction in an outpatient setting. Lauralea enjoys spending her free time playing softball, golf, and with her family.