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DexaScan

Bone Density Testing

Do You Need Testing?

View our Osteoporosis Screening Checklist to help determine if you need bone density testing.

About DexaScans

Osteoporosis screening is done using a bone density test called a DexaScan which measures bone mineral density. The DexaScan is a noninvasive test which takes approximately 10-15 minutes to complete.

The DexaScan will determine if an individual demonstrates thinning of the bones (osteopenia) or osteoporosis and your risk of developing fractures. The difference between osteopenia and osteoporosis is based upon the degree of loss of bone mineral density. Test results are available the next day.

DexaScan Screening
  • Provides Initial Diagnosis
  • Follows the response to treatment
  • Repeated at 2 year Intervals
  • Women start at age 65 - earlier screening indicated with risk factors
    (Example: Fracture before age 50)
  • Men start at age 70 - earlier screening indicated with risk factors
DEXA Scan

MidAmerica Orthopaedics Osteoporosis screening program is under the direction of Beverlee Brisbin, MD, FAAFP.

Ask about scheduling your DEXA scan at our on-site scanner at the MidAmerica Orthopaedics in Palos Hills (708) 237-7200. Our DEXA scan patients come to us from Homer Glan, New Lenox, Oak Lawn, Worth, Evergreen Park, Burbank, Alsip, Bridgeview, Frankfort, Tinley Park and Orland Park.

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