Accessibility View Close toolbar

Meet The Doctor

Dr. Derek Libby

Dr. Libby was born in Seattle, WA where his fondest memory is feeding the ducks with his mom, dad, brother and sister. He moved to Rancho Penasquitos at the age of 12 where he attended Black Mountain Middle School and Mt. Carmel High School. He participated in football, baseball and track and field along with surfing and snowboarding outside of school. Dr. Libby was raised on chiropractic care in Seattle, but his family was never able to find the same caliber of care at an office in North County. "I had fallen out of chiropractic care and in turn dealt with low back pain from various sports for many years." When he was 18, Dr. Libby was involved in a car accident. After the car accident, his mom recommended he see a chiropractor for his injuries and continued low back pain. He received relief after a month of care and began seeing a chiropractor regularly. This sparked an interest in the healing arts and led him to do continued research on the benefits of chiropractic. Research led to more questions and the desire to know all he could about chiropractic. It was at this time that he set out on his path towards becoming a Chiropractor in Poway, and creating a family wellness center..

Dr. Derek Libby graduated in 2014 from Parker University in Dallas, TX. Here he learned the newest techniques, trained in cutting-edge technology, and became versed in the tried and true methods developed over a century ago. Dr. Libby was chosen for the opportunity to work with a sister school, UNEVE, in Mexico City, Mexico. Here he provided care to the local community serving over 400 men, women and children of all ages. He treated an array of conditions ranging from failed back surgeries and severe scoliosis to bulging discs and pregnant mothers.

Upon returning to his hometown of Rancho Penasquitos, Dr. Libby began a year long mentor ship with Dr. Given. Dr. Given was a graduate of the Palmer College of Chiropractic who ran a successful practice in Poway for 37 years. The combination of the latest skills from Parker University and the mentor ship of a seasoned local chiropractor in Poway, has created an excellent clinician capable of finding and treating the root of your specific problem. Come to your local wellness center in Poway to keep health a focal point for your family.

$77 First Visit for New Patients!

Includes exam, paraspinal tension assessment and x-rays (if warranted).

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Thursday:

Closed

Friday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Location

Find us on the map

Testimonials

Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Dr. Libby has a great touch and has helped to greatly reduce my lower back and hip pain. With regular adjustments I have noticed a huge difference in my ability to be more active while staying pain free."
    Mary E. / Poway, CA

Featured Articles

Read about interesting topics

  • Chiropractic Care For Pets

    You know how chiropractic can help you, but what about your pets? ...

    Read More
  • Should I Use Heat or Ice for Pain?

    When you're feeling pain, sometimes it's difficult to determine if heat or ice will treat that pain best. This article will help you learn which is best for different types of injuries and pain. ...

    Read More
  • Should I Use Ice or Heat for Pain?

    Did you hurt your knee during an intense game of pick-up basketball this weekend? Or do you deal with chronic pain? Learn whether you should apply heat or ice for particular kinds of pain. ...

    Read More
  • Relationship with Self

    The relationship you have with yourself and the journey to self-understanding is an important part of your overall wellness. ...

    Read More
  • Indoor Activities and Exercises

    Are you preparing for the winter months or looking for exercises to do when you can't make it to the gym? Follow these exercises to maintain a healthy fitness routine. ...

    Read More
  • Holiday Stress - Take a Deep Breath

    Most of us pay little attention, if any, to the daily functioning of our many physiological systems. Our hearts beat, our digestive systems digest, and our various hormones, such as those deriving from the thyroid gland, adrenal gland, and pancreas, do what they do. It's all good... until it's not. ...

    Read More
  • Proper Overindulgence Over the Holidays

    Proper Overindulgence Over The Holidays The term "overindulgence" is probably best assessed as a red flag, especially with respect to consistent overconsumption of high-calorie comfort food and desserts during the holiday season. An overall healthier perspective could be described as "indulgence" regarding ...

    Read More
  • The 5 Senses

    The 5 Senses The five senses, that is, the sense of sight, touch, hearing, taste, and smell, provide us with necessary information regarding the world around us.1 These precious capabilities enable us to navigate our environment with seemingly instantaneous feedback with reference to our actions and ...

    Read More
  • The Benefits of Sleep for Adults

    Obtaining sufficient restful sleep is an essential requirement for optimal human productivity. Such a practice is a key component of a healthy lifestyle, which includes a nutritious diet, regular vigorous exercise, and a positive mental attitude. How much sleep one needs varies from person to person. ...

    Read More
  • Back to School and Mental Wellness

    Summer is a subjectively fleeting season and school days are upon us once again. For children, this bittersweet time marks the completion of a period of relative freedom and the beginning of a new set of responsibilities. For adults, the onset of late summer and early fall signals yet another turn of ...

    Read More

Newsletter Sign Up