Bone densitometry safely, accurately and painlessly measures bone density. Bone density screening enables your healthcare provider to diagnose and begin treatment of osteoporosis. When bone loss is detected in the earliest stage, treatment is more successful.
Your chance of developing osteoporosis is greater if you are female and answer yes to any of the following questions:
If you answered yes to any of these questions, talk to your healthcare provider about scheduling a bone density screening at the Breast & Diagnostic Health Center. Osteoporosis is preventable and treatable.