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Bone Density Scanning

Bone Density Scanning (also called dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, DXA or DEXA) is an enhanced X-Ray technology used to measure bone loss and diagnose osteoporosis. DEXA also tracks the effects of treatment for conditions that cause bone loss.

As a patient:

  • A bone density test is a quick and painless procedure.
  • DXA bone density testing is the most accurate method available for the diagnosis of osteoporosis and is also considered an accurate estimator of fracture risk.
  • The DXA bone density test is usually completed within 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the equipment used and the parts of the body being examined.
Questions? Call us, 217-464-2984. To schedule an appointment, call 217-464-2976.


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Routine Hours:

Monday through Friday - 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.