THE PURPOSE OF BONE MINERAL DENSITY TESTING
What Is The Purpose of Bone Mineral Density Testing? You probably don’t think about your bones that often—that is, until you break one. As we get older, our bones grow weaker and lose bone density. We become at greater risk for serious falls, injuries, and osteoporosis. That’s why bone mineral density tests are an important […]
￼LET’S TALK ABOUT VISCERAL FAT: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW￼
Let’s Talk About Visceral Fat: Everything You Need To Know Body fat is something we tend to agonize over and try to literally outrun, especially with age. And while having too much of it can be detrimental to your health, having a certain level of fat is normal and in fact vital to your body’s […]
HOW A DEXA SCAN DELIVERS FAT LOSS THAT EXISTS
How A DEXA Scan Delivers Fat Loss That Actually Lasts When it comes to getting into shape, the truth is that it’s a little more complicated than just cutting calories and hopping on a scale every day. People looking to lose weight often don’t consider the kind of weight that they’re losing. You can lose […]
THE IMPACT OF OSTEOPOROSIS AND HOW DEXA CAN HELP
Osteoporosis is often described as the “silent” disease. Because it is painless, it has the potential to creep up unannounced, and you may not realize you have it until you break a bone. What Is Osteoporosis? As you age, your bones can lose thickness and strength. Osteoporosis is a term that describes when your body […]
SHOULD I GET A DEXA SCAN FOR BODY FAT MEASUREMENT?
SHOULD I GET A DEXA SCAN FOR BODY FAT MEASUREMENT? What is a DEXA Body Composition scan? The DEXA scan is the clinical gold standard for measuring fat, muscle, and bone density. A DEXA scan (Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry) uses two different types of waves that are reflected by lean muscle, and bone differently. The scanner […]
WHAT DOES A DEXA SCAN MACHINE COST?
What does a DEXA scan machine cost? DEXA scan machines are incredibly useful for measuring a patient’s bone density, and in turn diagnosing osteoporosis & osteopenia. DEXA scans also help you as a provider by tracking patients’ bone density, along with their risk for having a broken bone over time. Few are aware that DEXA […]