Bone Mineral Density

Bone Mineral Density is an xray used to assess the density in your bones. It is used to diagnose osteoporosis and also to evaluate how the treatment of osteoporosis is progressing.

What to expect during the test:

Bone Mineral Density is an xray used to assess the density in your bones. It is You will be asked to lay on your back while a mechanical arm scans over your body. The amount of radiation emitted during this test is even less that the amount exposed to during a chest xray.

How to prepare for the test:

No preparation is required for this test. Please wear comfortable clothing with no zippers or fasteners (eg. Jogging suit)