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Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty

Independence, Missouri
On Dr. Gray's Straight Talk, I post educational articles regarding health care in America. With a special focus on natural health care topics, my blog includes articles about chiropractic, acupuncture, nutritional information, and other discussions regarding the health care industry. A free... Full Bio
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10 Ways to Teach Your Children the Value of a Healthy Lifestyle by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Practice what you preach. It’s considerably easier to convince your children to adopt healthy habits if you’re doing the same. Involve the whole family. Establish ... Read on »
A New Way of Thinking about Acid Reflux by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Heartburn? Reflux? “Acid indigestion?” GERD? … at the first sign of symptoms, most of us immediately dive for the antacids. The common wisdom leads us to neutralize ... Read on »
A Short History of Medicine by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain “ Doctor, I have an ear ache. “ 2000 B.C. – “Here, eat this root.” 1000 B.C. – “That root is heathen, say this prayer.” 1850 A.D. – “That prayer is superstition ... Read on »
A Short History of Medicine by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “ Doctor, I have an ear ache. “ 2000 B.C. - “Here, eat this root.” 1000 B.C. - “That root is heathen, say this prayer.” 1850 A.D. - “That prayer is superstition ... Read on »
A Voice For Chiropractic Patients by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The American Chiropractic Association has established a new website and organization to bring chiropractic to the people on a grass roots level. This new group is called ... Read on »
Activity or Bed Rest For Low Back Pain? by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Considerable evidence in the past decade shows that bed rest is not beneficial to patients suffering from low back pain (LBP). However, the clinical relevance of thes ... Read on »
Acupuncture – What Is It? by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Historians have stated, “More people have benefited from Acupuncture over the course of fifty centuries than the combined total of all other healing sciences, both anci ... Read on »
Acupuncture - What Is It? by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Historians have stated, “More people have benefited from Acupuncture over the course of fifty centuries than the combined total of all other healing sciences, both anci ... Read on »
Acupuncture For Children With Headaches by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A German study published in the July 2008 issue of Pain, a prestigious peer-reviewed medical journal, has shown significant evidence supporting the use of laser acupunc ... Read on »
Acupuncture for Pain & Other Symptoms by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy We are often asked, “What can acupuncture treat?” Fortunately, the answer is thousands of conditions. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work for everybod ... Read on »
Acupuncture… Does It Work? by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Found a great article in the Wall Street journal from March 2010. In it, the journalist gives an account of her experience with acupuncture, and details some of the ... Read on »
Alternatives to “8 Drugs Your Doctor Wouldn’t Take” by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Some time ago, I read this article in Men’s Health magazine. It’s a well written article, but with a very small amount of research, it could have been so much more. Per ... Read on »
America… the best country money can buy. by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I love this country… let’s get that straight. Know what I love about this country? The freedom to affect our own governance. A government “of the people, by the people, ... Read on »
Another Reason To Eat Your Veggies! by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Remember when your mother used to tell you to eat your vegetables because they were good for you? You might not have liked it, but increasing research shows jus ... Read on »
Are People With Chronic Lower Back Pain Less Physically Fit? by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy It’s a generally accepted theory that people who have chronic low back pain are less physically fit than people who don’t have low back pain. There are several rea ... Read on »
Are There Benefits To Maintenance or Preventative Chiropractic Care? by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Are there benefits to ongoing chiropractic care? Obviously, my answer is “YES!” However, that may sound self-serving, so it is my responsibility to explain why I feel th ... Read on »
Are You a Pill-Popper? by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy When it comes to handling pain, are you a pill-popper? If you’re one of the millions who reach toward the medicine cabinet when you feel a headache or other pain coming ... Read on »
Are You Too Old To Exercise? by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain How do I say this…? NO! Absolutely not! Are you crazy? I saw a research paper a few years ago that detailed the activities and health history of centenarians (people 10 ... Read on »