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Bone Density Testing with DEXA

DEXA Bone Density TestingBone Densitometry (dual-energy-x-ray-absorptiometry or DEXA) is considered to be "The Gold Standard" diagnosing osteoporosis or bone loss. Osteoporosis is a condition that more often affects women after menopause but may also be found in men. Bones become thin and brittle, which makes them susceptible to fractures. A DEXA scan can be used to assess a patient’s risk for developing fractures and determine if treatment is needed.

At Hastings Imaging Center, This advanced training assures you of the most accurate bone density assessment. The technologists performing the bone density exams have advanced certification through the American Association of Registered Technologists.