About Dr Ray
Dr. Eric I. Ray completed his undergraduate studies at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX, and went on to get his M.D. from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine.More About Dr. Ray
About Southlake pain center
At Southlake pain center, we’re committed to bringing you nothing less than the very best medical care. We utilize state-of-the-art facilities and techniques to manage your pain.More About Southlake Pain Center
He made us feel very comfortable during the visits as well as the day we showed up for the procedure and then post op.Jessica
Have been with Dr. Ray, Jennifer, & Amber for years. They are all wonderful. Amber always answers calls personally and works to get me in w/ hectic schedule. Jennifer is great to help w/ rx on short notice and Dr. Ray is always patient, empathetic, and works w/ me on options to be a part of our decision on a procedure plan. Very personable and caring. Great office and group!Kelsey Gillette
Dr. Ray is one of the best doctors I have ever used. He listens and makes sure all your concerns are addressed. He truly cares about his patients and that really means alot. Office staff always friendly. I would HIGHLY recommend Dr. Ray.Ryan
Dr. Ray and his staff are very attentive, knowledgeable and professional. He cares greatly about his patient’s health, including not only the issues related to their diagnosis, but also overall well-being. He is willing to listen to concerns and recommend treatment for short and long term results to include researching new procedures that keep his practice current with today’s medicine. I would highly recommend Dr. Ray to anyone seeking excellent care from an exceptional medical practice.Erik Wilson
Southlake Pain Center
All of our employees are dedicated to each and every patient that walks through our doors. We are proud that we can get the patient in and out of the clinic in 30-45 minutes.
Why Eric Ray is the best pain management physician in Southlake, Texas
Eric Ray is a trained interventional spinal cord surgeon. He is arguably the best spinal cord surgeon in Southlake, Texas. He is well knowledgeable, trained, and experienced in Interventional Spine.
Dr. Eric Ray studied at Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with Honors. He then went further to complete his medical degree at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine where he graduated as Doctor of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine Internship in 2007 and went further to complete his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX.
Dr. Ray also completed his Fellowship in Interventional Spine before working as an Associate Physician at Tarpon PA in Plano, Texas. After working as an Associate Physician for about 3 years, he then decided to go into private practice by starting up Southlake Sports and Spine in Southlake, Texas.
He currently practices in Southlake Pain Center specializing in Sports and Spine. He is proficient and experienced in all interventional spine procedures.
He is a member of the American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, Texas Tech University Alumni Association, Dallas County Medical Society, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and International Spine Intervention Society
Dr. Ray is very compassionate and with a listening ear. He makes sure that all his patients are well taken care of. He treats and cares for his patients as though they are family. He doesn’t only provide treatments, he also provides counseling and advice his patients on the best ways to manage their conditions and prevent a reoccurrence. He provides long-lasting treatment and remedies to spine-related conditions.
List of conditions treated by Southlake pain relief
At Southlake pain relief center, we provide several pain treatments which include:
Chronic lower back pain – Chronic lower back pain is a severely painful condition affecting the lower back. Injury to the muscles or ligaments can cause strain or sprain to the lower back. Poor posture, improper lifting, lack of regular exercise, fracture, ruptured disc or arthritis can cause chronic lower back pain. If you feel lower back pain that has lasted for over 12 weeks, you are likely experiencing chronic lower back pain.
Lower back and leg pain
Lower back and leg pain is often caused by pressure exerted on the sciatic nerve from a herniated disc, bone spurs or muscle strain. The sciatic nerve is a large nerve that runs from your lower back down to the back of each of your legs. The pain begins in the lower back and radiates into the buttock down to the back of the leg.
Neck and arm pain
Neck pain and arm pain can be debilitating and can make turning the head to different directions very difficult. When you have problems in your cervical spine or a section of the spine in your neck, it could cause pain in your neck down to your arms. Your arms could become numb and weak. Injuries that cause sprain and strain to the neck and shoulder can cause neck and arm pain. A herniated disc, bone spurs, cervical spinal stenosis, whiplash, and some other conditions can lead to neck and arm pain.
Upper and middle back pain
Upper and middle back pain is a common condition that affects a lot of people. Several factors and conditions can lead to upper and middle back pain. These include overuse of muscles, muscle strain or injury, ligament and discs problems, poor posture, herniated disc, and so on.
Chronic neck pain and headache
Neck pain and headache that is felt for a period longer than 12 weeks is known as chronic neck pain and headache. Problems in the neck and other degenerative conditions can lead to chronic neck pain and headache.
Chronic low back and buttock pain
When something presses against your sciatic nerve, you may feel low back and buttock pain. The sciatic nerve travels from your lower back through your buttock to the back of your legs. Herniated disc and other related conditions can cause chronic low back and buttock pain.
Chronic upper and middle back pain
If you feel upper and middle back pain for a period longer than 12 weeks, it means you’re experiencing chronic upper and middle back pain.
5 reasons why you need to choose Eric Ray for your pain management treatments
There are several good reasons why you should choose Dr. Eric Ray for your pain treatments. Some of the reasons include:
He is well knowledgeable
Dr. Eric Ray is well knowledgeable and proficient in interventional spine procedures. He has all the background knowledge in interventional spine procedures. Right from 1998 when he started the journey of becoming a specialist in interventional spine treatments up until now, he has shown keen dedication towards his practice and has greatly succeeded. He is the best in what he does and has been recognized for his excellence.
He is caring and attentive
Dr. Ray is highly professional. He knows how to care for his patients and gives a listening ear. He takes all of his patients has family and ensures that he gives them the best treatment. He supports his patients and gives them professional medical advice on how they can manage their conditions with ease. He provides the best treatment for pain and ensures that patients feel total relief.
Wrong diagnosis can lead to wrong prescriptions and treatments. Wrong prescriptions and treatment can worsen the condition of a patient. Dr. Ray makes 100% accurate diagnosis to know the root cause of your condition before treatment. He takes you through a series of diagnostic tests and examinations to ascertain the exact cause of your condition and then provide the best treatment for your condition. By doing this, he ensures that you are not only relieved but permanently relieved of pain.
He has leadership experience
Dr. Ray is a leader and has shown his leadership qualities in several ways. He is the owner of Southlake Pain Center and has effectively leads his staff to excellence. He is a reputable medical professional with credibility. His leadership experience started as far back as 2002 up until now. He doesn’t take his patients for granted. He puts them first and ensures that they are well cared for.
The success stories of Dr. Ray speak for him. He has been recognized in interventional spine treatments. In 2008, he was awarded the Grand Rounds for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Texas Southwestern for the Topic Title: Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury, Repair and Rehabilitation in the Overhead Athlete. Also, in 2010, he was awarded the Grand Rounds for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Texas Southwestern for the Topic Title: Classification and Management of Focal Dystonia. He was the Chief Resident of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Texas Southwestern in 2009. He is a member of well established and reputable associations which include American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, Texas Tech, University Alumni Association, Dallas County Medical Society, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and International Spine Intervention Society