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

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Imagine a medicine that could be used to relieve pain, calm anxiety, reduce inflamation, diminish menstrual cramps, and promote bone growth. It sounds like a panacea that can have almost limitless benefits.

CBD is a natural cannabinoid found in many plants, most commonly cannabis. It is different from THC, the compound in cannabis responsible for the europhic high. CBD encourages your body to produce more of its own healing agents, all without fear of losing control of your faculties. CBD oil has helped people with:

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Love it or hate it, Spring Cleaning is a way to switch out our winterized home for the summer home. It is a chance to chase away the dirt we missed during our regular cleanings. And nothing sings the praises of our efforts quite like the gentle roar of our vacuum cleaner.

The vacuum cleaner is an unwieldy and heavy object, which can easily throw out your back. As chiropractors, we see it time and again and want to share with you some tips on safe vacuuming.

Monday, January 15, 2018

On January 11, we celebrated the move of Gerber Chiropractic and Younger Reflections to 1928 Rock Springs Drive. Thank you to everyone who came to the party. There were a lot of prizes handed out:

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.