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Bone Density Testing

State-of-the-Art Bone Density Testing & Osteoporosis Detection at North Suburban Medical Center in Thornton

Through full-body Densitometry or Bone Density Testing our specialists can identify low-bone mass throughout your body and help predict the likelihood of future fractures and damage to the bone.

About Densitometry Testing

Bone Density Testing

Densitometry measurement using low-dose radiation is safe and painless. The entire procedures takes just a few minutes.

Understanding Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by low bone density. This means that you have less bone mass than when you were younger. Osteoporosis affects 25 million Americans, 80% of them women. Learn more about Osteoporosis

Should I Have a Bone Density Test?

Women who are at high risk for developing osteoporosis may want to consider regular bone density testing. Factors that increase the likelihood of developing osteoporosis include:

  • Age
  • Being menopausal/postmenopausal
  • Family history of osteoporosis
  • A thin or small body frame
  • Being Caucasian or Asian
  • Lack of exercise or activity
  • Use of certain medications, such as corticosteroids and anticonvulsants
  • Excessive intake of alcohol and/or caffeine
  • Cigarette smoking
  • A diet low in calcium

Schedule a Bone Density Test at North Suburban

For appointments, please call 303-457-7777. The Women’s Diagnostic Imaging Center is located in the North Suburban Medical Office Building at 9195 Grant Street, Suite 304 in Thornton. Free parking is available.

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