DEXA (Body Composition)

Get accurate measurements DEXA is significantly more accurate than Bod Pod, bioelectrical impedance, hydrostatic weighing and skin-fold (callipers) measurements, routinely used in pharmacies and gymnasiums. A DEXA scan is a form of x-ray and it uses a very small amount of radiation.  You will need a referral from your GP to have this scan performed. Get […]

DEXA (Bone Densitometry)

Indications for DEXA include: Measurement of bone density in patients age 70 years and older* Follow-up of low bone density or fractures with minimal trauma, follow-up of bone density on therapy* Prolonged therapy with steroids, early menopause, male hypogonadism* Measurement of bone density may be indicated in chronic diseases including chronic liver and kidney disease* […]