Jennifer Luz, MD –
As an introduction to the new field of musculoskeletal ultrasound from a physiatry and sports medicine perspective, this presentation intends to introduce the learner to common terminology to describe ultrasound images and common musculoskeletal pathology identified during diagnostic evaluation of a painful joint. Learners will be introduced to possible methods regarding the translation of these images into illustration.
Jennifer Luz, MD, RMSK, MPTCFellowship trained in Primary Care Sports Medicine, Dr. Luz takes a non-surgical approach to the treatment of musculoskeletal sports conditions. She focuses on treating the whole patient to prevent injury, improve performance and enhance overall health for child and adult athletes of all skill levels. Dr. Luz specializes in ultrasound-guided diagnostics, utilizing in-office imaging to diagnose a variety of joint, muscle, ligament, and tendon injuries and also specializes in ultrasound-guided procedures to treat these conditions. A graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Harvard Medical School PM&R program, and fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital Harvard Medical School Sports Medicine program. She is a Clinical Instructor of Orthopedics at Tufts University School of Medicine and is Assistant Team Physician for the Boston Ballet, Boston Breakers, and Boston Cannons. Dr. Luz is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society of Sports Medicine, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.