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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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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 »
Headache Relief With Regular Chiropractic Care? by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Nobody likes headaches. They can strike with little warning and cause debilitating pain — especially cervicogenic headaches (HA), which are defined as pain that origi ... Read on »
Treat Depression Naturally With Exercise by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Here is some no-nonsense advice regarding the use of exercise to treat depression. First, in mild to moderate cases, it works great. There have been tons of reports sho ... 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 »
Guidelines For Successful Change by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain I read an article in a local publication recently and thought it had some pretty good points. I’ll try to sum it all up in a quick, easy read: Ten Steps To Lasting C ... Read on »
Good Luck, Mavs! by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain We have had a great time with the Mavericks hockey team so far! Training camp was all last week, culminating with two preseason games in Wichita on Friday and Saturday. ... Read on »
Fight Colds and Flu Naturally, Part Three by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain In this article, we’re going to discuss some of the actual things you can do EASILY to fight colds and flu naturally. In the last couple of articles ( Part One, Part ... Read on »
Fight Colds and Flu Naturally, Part Two by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Bacterial or viral? What’s the difference? First the basics: Bacteria are live cellular organisms that can reproduce and survive on their own. They reproduce by cell ... Read on »
Fight Colds and Flu Naturally, Part One by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain I am continually amazed at the number of medics who prescribe antibiotic medications for viral illness. Let’s just state this again so that we’re clear: ANTIBIOTICS ... Read on »
The Truth About Vitamin C by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain There are many misconceptions about this valuable vitamin. Most commonly, Vitamin C is sold as a supplement under the name of ascorbic acid. However, what most people d ... Read on »
What’s Your Motivation For Exercise? by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain As chiropractors, our main philosophy is based on finding the cause of problems, rather than focusing on symptoms. Over the last several weeks, I have had the opportuni ... Read on »
Top 10 Exercise or Fitness Mistakes by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain How many times have you heard it? Exercise, exercise, exercise… It seems nowadays doctors, friends, family, and total strangers are quick to point out that you need to ... Read on »
Exciting Announcement!!! by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain We are happy to announce that Gray Chiropractic has been selected as the Official Team Chiropractor for the Missouri Mavericks hockey team! As an expansion team for ... Read on »
Schoolchildren WILL Eat Healthy Lunches by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Great news for parents: Schoolchildren are willing to eat healthy lunches. The days of corn dogs, tater tots, sloppy joes and french fries are slowly being replaced ... Read on »
How Many Calories Should You Eat by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Article by: Dr. Josh Sonsiadek You don’t have to count calories, but that doesn’t mean calories don’t count. They really do. You know the absolute equation that in o ... Read on »
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 »
Carbs Are Not Necessarily The Enemy by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Article by Dr. Josh Sonsiadek: Ever since I have studied Nutrition and Biochemistry this has been the subject that has generated the most arguments without a doubt. ... Read on »
Frustrated By Your Fat-Burning Workouts? by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Article by Dr. Josh Sonsiadek The other day a lady came up to me and asked why she was not burning fat. She expressed frustration because she says she rides the bike ... Read on »
Time For A Spinal Tune-Up by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain When you care about your car, you take it to the shop for the tuneups it needs – oil changes, tire rotations, new brakes, etc. Your spine is no different. It needs a ... Read on »
Why Are You Hungry? by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Article by Dr. Josh Sonsiadek There are two main drives that influence our desire to eat and consume food energy, hunger and appetite. These two things differ tremen ... Read on »