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Does a DEXA body scan measure bone density?

This is a question we hear frequently, and the short answer is “no” (but it also depends on your objectives). Specifically, if your primary reason for having the DEXA scan is low bone density or osteoporosis, then an appointment from Bodyscan is not the best option for you. Instead, if you’re worried about bone density you should seek a dedicated bone density test from your GP.

Read our full blog or watch this video for more information on the difference between a DEXA body scan and a DEXA bone density scan.