The DXA machine has so much to offer! Here are just a few things it can do and it may relate to YOU!
**It has ability to perform bone densitometry (this can help identify patients with osteoporosis and osteopenia) and will give the risks of a fracture in the next 10 years!
Wondering if this applies to YOU?
This bone densitometry scan is beneficial to…
*patients who are on hormone replacement treatment
*have had both ovaries removed for any gynecologic conditions
*survivors of childhood and early adulthood cancers whose ovaries are affected by chemotherapy/ radiation therapy
*patients who may be on long term birth control such as depot provera