November 23, 2009

Practice of sports imaging changes

By Kelley Luckstein

Not too long ago, if an athlete had a phantom pain in the wrist, it was often hard to get an accurate diagnosis. But during the past few years, a Mayo Clinic physician in Rochester has helped to change the practice of musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging…


Now, Dr. Jay Smith of Mayo's Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (a field known as "physiatry" to insiders) has received a legacy award from his national professional academy. 


"It's a major award of one of our leading national organizations — he is the first to receive it," said Dr. Kathryn Stolp, department chairwoman.


Post-Bulletin by Jeff Hansel, 11/23/09

Tags: legacy award, sports imaging, Sports Medicine

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