Emanuel Medical Center offers diagnostics for bone diseases and disorders.
It’s important to diagnose osteoporosis early and begin treatment quickly. Emanuel offers tests and procedure to help diagnose it and other bone diseases. A simple procedure called a bone density test is the first step in identifying the degenerative
Are you at risk for osteoporosis?
You may be at risk for osteoporosis if you are:
Early menopausal or post-menopausal
A Caucasian or Asian woman
Petite or thin-framed
From a family with a history of osteoporosis
A heavy smoker and/or drinker
Eating a diet low in calcium
Prone to bone breaks
If any of these relate to you, it could be time to schedule a bone density test.
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