Bone Densitometry

Bone DensitometryOsteoporosis is a debilitating disease affecting thousands of women in this country. State-of-the-art bone densitometry studies measure bone mineral density of the lumbar spine, hips and forearms. The test is safe, quick and non-invasive.

Women can monitor their bone health in relation to a variety of risk factors for osteoporosis:

  • Broken bones or stooped posture in older family members
  • Hormone deficiency due to menopause or other conditions
  • Advanced age
  • Diet low in calcium
  • Inactive lifestyle
  • Cigarette smoking
  • Excessive alcohol