Dr. Greg Pray is a board certified chiropractor who earned his Doctor of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. He gained extensive knowledge in neural-anatomy, spinal anatomy, gross anatomy, physiology, diagnosis, and treatment during his time at Palmer, and continues to expand his knowledge base as new scientific evidence becomes available. He has extensive real world clinical experience gained from working with the public for years. Dr. Pray was a member of the Palmer Clinic Abroad program during his time as at Palmer where he traveled with a group of fellow students to Manaus, Brazil, a city of 2.5 million, on the Amazon River.
Dr. Pray was born and raised in the Des Moines area. A 1993 graduate of Valley High School, he attended Simpson College where he received a Bachelor of Arts as a double major in Management and Economics. Greg went on to work for the Principal Financial Group where he was a member of the Top Producer’s Club as a mortgage loan officer. Despite success in his professional fields, Greg felt that his love for helping people, personal interaction skills, and scientific mind best suited him for the health care world. Greg took upper level science courses where he excelled, even making the President’s List at the University of Iowa. Greg discovered chiropractic when he sought out help for a nagging back injury he’d suffered while playing baseball in high school. He said, “It was the only thing I’d found that brought me relief, I was blown away. Now I just want to share chiropractic and its benefits with as many people as I can. This is amazing stuff.”
Dr. Pray has planted roots in Urbandale with his wife, Melissa, daughter, Sylvie, and their Pug, Maude. He stays very active in the community. He has served as a committee member for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society’s “Light the Night” walk honoring survivors and victims of blood cancers. He has volunteered as a head coach at Johnston Little League for the past 3 years, and coached the Johnston All Stars last year, He was a proud sponsor for the “Heels of Hope” event raising money for human trafficking awareness, and continues to volunteer his time to many causes and events. He is a fan of the Kansas City Royals, Iowa Hawkeyes, and the Bayern Munich soccer club.