Bone Densitometry

 

Nashville Pain Center offers bone densitometry technology to identify patients with osteoporosis and to monitor the effects of treatment of osteoporosis.

Preparation For Bone Density Test

  • Eat normal meals on the day of the test
  • Wear loose comfortable clothing. You may be asked to change in to a gown before the test.
  • Avoid calcium supplements for about 24 hours before the test
  • Avoid getting DXA scan for 2 weeks if you have had any radiological study using contrast or radioisotopes.
  • If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant, avoid DXA scan till completion of pregnancy.s