Osteoporosis causes the bones to become more fragile and more likely to break and is usually found in older people. A DEXA scan evaluates or measures bone density. In this article, we will describe everything you need to know about a DEXA scan.
Diagnostic imaging tests are often used to treat various diseases, monitor areas of concern, and provide doctors with answers to important medical questions. At Rosetta Radiology, we offer various imaging services that help our radiologist best serve our patients needs. Bone density tests, also known as DEXA bone densitometry, are important when monitoring current or potential bone health issues.
After being diagnosed with Osteoporosis your first thought may be 'what now'? If you already have been diagnosed with Osteoporosis, you can do a few things to help maintain or improve your bone health to help prevent the full side effects of this disease. These tips can help prevent the disease from occurring in the future and help keep your bones healthy.
Many Americans are taking steps to be proactive about their health; eating better food, seeing doctors regularly and being more active. However, many people forget how important it is to think about the things they can't see, like their bones!