Radiology Associates of the Fox Valley

BONE DENSITOMETRY (DEXA)


(920) 967-1000

333 N. Commercial Street, Suite 100
Neenah, WI  54956

"Bone densitometry, also called dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry or DEXA, uses a very small dose of ionizing radiation to produce pictures of the inside of the body (usually the lower spine and hips) to measure bone loss. It is commonly used to diagnose osteoporosis and to assess an individual’s risk for developing fractures. DEXA is simple, quick and noninvasive. It’s also the most accurate method for diagnosing osteoporosis.."  
                                                From:
 radiologyinfo.org