Bone Mineral Density Scan (BMD)

A Bone Mineral Density (BMD) test is an easy, reliable test, that measures the density or thickness of your bone using low dose X rays. The scan takes approximately 15 minutes. You will be required to lie still on a table while a scanner passes over your spine and hip.

BMD tests are used to:

  • Diagnosis bone loss and osteoporosis
  • Monitor bone loss
  • Monitor response to therapy for osteoporosis.
  • Along with your associated risk factors, the BMD can help predict your total risk of future bone fractures.

Download BMD Information Brochure


Total Body Measurement Scan – TBM

TBM is a short scan performed on the BMD scanner which accurately measures the ratio of fat muscle in your body. It is a highly accurate measure of your Body Mass Index (BMI).

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