What is a DEXA Scan?
We believe that a DEXA Scan is The Baseline to Better Health and everyone aged 18-80 should have on-going DEXA Scans to track and measure against their health baseline.
The scan performed by a DEXA (Dual Energy X-Ray Absorption) is a quick and painless Whole Body Scan that provides clarity to the individual using science backed technology to identify body fat, lean muscle and bone health. A DEXA Scan is the GOLD Standard for measuring Bone Health and Body Composition
A DEXA can also provide Three (3) Critical health markers that can be used to identify health risks including Heart Disease, Type 2 Diabetes, Stroke, Osteoporosis and more.
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HOW THE DEXA LOCATOR WORKS
1. Enter your zip code to find a DEXA Partner near you
2. Purchase a DEXA Body Scan
3. Receive your confirmation email with order number and booking instructions
4. Schedule your DEXA Body Scan
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Body CompositionLearn More
- Muscle Mass
- Body Fat
- Visceral Fat
- Detailed data on each body part
- Opportunity for tracking weight management & athletic performance
Bone DensityLearn More
- Detailed analysis of Bone Mineral Density (BMD) and can track Bone Loss
- Determine your risk for broken bones (fractures)
- Great for Women’s Health and Longevity
WATCH WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT WITH A DEXA SCAN
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DEXA Scan results
Lie down in the scanner for around 5 minutes while the scanner passes over your body taking measurements. Get results on the spot. These reports provide a T-Score for Osteoporosis and bone health measurement, as well as a breakdown of lean muscle and fat in your body.
DEXA Scan locations near you
To find a DEXA Scan Partner near you click the Locations button above to and enter your zip code.
DEXA Scanning for Body Fat
DEXA scans are great for providing a general health assessment. They are also helpful for anyone looking to optimize their workout plan with precise measurement and tracking, such as dieters, athletes and fitness enthusiasts, or bodybuilders.
DEXA Bone Density Scan
DEXA scans are the Gold Standard in measuring Bone Health. They provide the most accurate measurement and diagnosis of Osteoporosis, Osteopenia. A traditional DEXA Scan will provide a T-Score which will tell you based upon your age if you are in danger of breaking a hip or a spine fracture in the future.
How Often Should I get a DEXA Scan?
While the radiation dose is minimal for a DEXA Scan you should discuss the frequency of the scans with the Partner providing it.
What does a DEXA Scan show?
A DEXA scan provides an accurate breakdown of Three (3) critical health markers. These markers include, bone health, body composition and the breakdown in the body between fat and lean muscle. Advanced reporting at some facilities also reflects the amount of visceral fat in the body as well. Visceral fat is the number one predictor of Heart Disease, Type 2 Diabetes and Stroke.
Where do I get a DEXA Scan?
Many facilities offer DEXA Scan exams. Click the Locations Button at the top of the page to find a partner near you.
Is a DEXA Scan accurate?
A DEXA Scan is considered the Gold Standard in determined both Bone Health and Body Composition without dangerous radiation from a CT Scan.