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Your CT scan questions answered: From safety to what to bring

The test does use radiation, so doctors only request it when there is a clear medical benefit. Patients should not undergo repeated CT scans. But, using the test to diagnose a specific injury is safe. Do not avoid a CT scan if your doctor believes it will lead to better diagnosis and treatment.

2019-05-20T19:53:16-06:00June 27th, 2019|

A DEXA Scan can put you on the path to stronger bones

A non-invasive DEXA Scan is recommended for post-menopausal women and patients who take medicines that impact the bones. The scan looks for two conditions: Osteopenia (lower than normal bone density) and Osteoporosis (weak bones that are susceptible to fracture). Ask your doctor if you should have a DEXA Scan if you think you are at risk for bone conditions.

2019-05-14T11:34:16-06:00May 22nd, 2019|
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