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Dr. Gray Barrow

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Metairie, LA
33 years experience

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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

18 Answers
3 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gray Barrow
33 years experience
OxyContin not always addicting: Oxycontin doesn't always cause or lead to addiction but does cause physical dependence.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gray Barrow
33 years experience
Probably neither : Lack of exercise and posture may be related to low back pain but you need a complete history physical exam and probably imaging of your spine to have... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gray Barrow
33 years experience
You need emg/ncs: You have a nerve problem and you need an electro diagnostic study to determine a diagnosis
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gray Barrow
33 years experience
MRI of back: You could have a disc problem in your back irritating a nerve referring pain into your legs. You need an MRI of your back after a thorough history and... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gray Barrow
33 years experience
Unknown : You need a thorough history physical examination and at least an x-ray maybe an MRI should your symptoms not improve. Could be facet pain , disc pain,... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gray Barrow
33 years experience
Probably: I have done these before with no problems but it is best to ask your obgyn about your particular case.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gray Barrow
33 years experience
Yes, absolutely .: There is no cure for this if your symptoms have been present for a year or more , but lyrica, (pregabalin) neurontin, or even an epidural steroid inje... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gray Barrow
33 years experience
Depends : It depends on your symptoms . Ofcourse medications and physical therapy. You may be a candidate for a radio frequency ablation of the facet joint nerv... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gray Barrow
33 years experience
Foot pain : Could be various things you need a complete gusty and physical examination by a podiatrist , orthopedist , or physiatrist.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gray Barrow
33 years experience
Sometimes: An osteopath can do everything a medical doctor can. They are also trained in manipulation , however not all osteopaths utilize this in their practic... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gray Barrow
33 years experience
Check your back: The s1 nerve in your back can refer pain to your heel. Has anybody considered this? You don't have to have back pain for this to occur. An MRI of your... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gray Barrow
33 years experience
Neck pain: Yes that position could cause impingement of a nerve to produce your symptoms. You need a complete history and physical examination done and probably ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gray Barrow
33 years experience
Any pain is a concer: The most common cause of shoulder pain is rotator cuff tendinitis . If its painful you should be evaluated by a orthopedist or a physiatrist your pre... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gray Barrow
33 years experience
Diagnostic injection: Most back pain is either discogenic or facetogenic. That is either from your disc or the joints in your lower back. A less common cause is the sacroil... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gray Barrow
33 years experience
Diffuse pain : You have diffuse pain. Probably need to see a rheumatologist and have blood work done in addition to imaging of your spine at least.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gray Barrow
33 years experience
Yes: Yes it's possible it depends on what's going on you need a complete history and physical exam and probably an mri.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gray Barrow
33 years experience
Needs MRI: You need a complete physical examination and history and probably an MRI of your neck and lower back.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gray Barrow
33 years experience
Pain meds: There are other treatments in addition to pain meds. Have you had any X-ray guided injections or physical therapy? If yes you need pain medicine. I do... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Barrow is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Barrow is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks doc I have and everything come back neg. my neck is straight
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Thank you, I wonder if I can get those procedures in Ireland.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

LSU-Shreveport
Graduated 1989MD
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