Mohawk Valley Orthopedics, P.C.
& Mohawk Valley MRI
Bone Densitometry Scan ("DXA" or "DEXA")
Bone Densitometry scans, also called dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA), are primarily used to evaluate bone mineral density (bone loss). It is an
enhanced form of x-ray and is today's standard for measuring bone density. This procedure is quick, non-invasive, and painless. It is a very accurate method for diagnosing bone conditions such as osteoporosis.