The "Helpful Tips on Staying Healthy and Pain Free" Blog

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

It's official: Gerber Chiropractic and Younger Reflections have moved to 1928 Rock Springs Drive. We are located off of the 95 and W. Lake Mead Blvd interchange. Look for the large In-N-Out sign and you'll know where we are.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

One of the top ten things people wished they had more of is sleep. When Daylight Saving Time ends on November 5, people throughout much of the United States will get the gift of one more hour of sleep. That extra hour will be wasted for those who cannot get a restful night's sleep. The following scenarios can help you identify what is preventing you from getting the recuperative rest you need and waking up refreshed.

Friday, September 15, 2017

When you let people know you have back pain, you often get personal advice about how to make you feel better. While these people may be trying to help, their advice might not be as correct or up-to-date as they would lead you to believe. When you are in pain, the most sound advice comes from a medical doctor in that specific area. The following are three myths that we would like to share with you:

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Exciting news! We are moving our office to a new and larger facility to better accommodate our patients. We have been scouring Las Vegas for many months to find a new office and we believe we have a location that is easy to find and get to. The new office is located at the 95 and West Lake Mead Blvd, right off the 95 to the west. If you know where the In-N-Out is, we are in the strip center right next door.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Back pain during pregnancy is very common. More than half of pregnant women experience it. These days, women are more cautious about taking pain medication during pregnancy. There are other options.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

There is no doubt that summer is upon us. During these hot days, there is a tendency to stay inside, stay seated at the computer desk or couch, and stay as motionless as possible. Any kind of exertion will only raise the body temperature. It is this sedentary, motionless lifestyle that will wreak havoc on the back.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Pain in the back and neck are obvious signs that we need to schedule a visit to the chiropractor. But there are other warning signs that may not be so apparent.

    You Take Pain Medication Every Day

    Pain meds only mask the symptoms of pain. They do not resolve the cause. When the pain comes from the joints (e.g., arthritis or tendinitis) or the nerves it is time to get examined by a chiropractor. Often just a few adjustments are all that is needed to fix the cause of the pain.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

As we age, parts of our body deteriorate. When it comes to the spine deteriorating, it can create considerable pain for the senior. The media has trained us that when we experience pain to grab a bottle of pain reliever pills and start taking them. However, this medicine only masks the pain. It doesn't treat the root cause, so you have to continue to take the pills. The best way to treat the pain is to fix the source of the pain.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The promise of bringing another human being into the world is a beautiful part of life. There are hopes and dreams of raising a child to become an independent adult. Along the way the child will have ups and downs and you'll be there to be the guide and ensure the journey is a positive one.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The February weather is the perfect "Goldilocks" temperature for exercising outside: Not too cold, not too hot. Best yet, most plants and trees are not yet in bloom! Whether it's a football or soccer scrimmage, running, cycling or Frisbee golf, or any other sport, we encourage you to add more activity to your day. When done right, it can strengthen your heart, muscles and bones, increase lung capacity, all while making you more mentally alert.