Testing your bone density—how strong your bones are—is the only way to know for sure if you have osteoporosis. Focusing on the hip and spine, DEXA (dual energy X-ray absorptiometry) scanning determines your bone health and your risk of fracture due to osteoporosis. By knowing the state of your bones, your Forum Health physician can take steps to strengthen your bones and even reverse osteopenia before you develop the debilitating symptoms of osteoporosis.
Precisely measures bone density, fat, and muscle in each part of the body
Bone densitometry — also called dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA or DEXA) — precisely measures bone density, fat, and muscle in each part of the body. This can predict osteoporosis.
At our City office, Forum Health Provider uses a cutting-edge DXA scanner to identify steps toward your optimal body composition.
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