This is a simple, painless procedure for learning about the health of your bones. Small amounts of x-rays are given with the resultant computerized results being compared to normal bones according to age, sex and other health factors.
Before the Test
There are no special preparations.
During the Test
You should remain as still as possible to get accurate measurements.
After the Test
Your physician will review the results and discuss them with you. Treatment will depend on the results of your test.