Why DEXA?

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DEXA (DXA)

what does it stand for?

DEXA or DXA stands for Dual-Energy X-ray absorptiometry

How does it help?

After identifying the areas of concern (i.e. high or low quantites of composition), clients take the information and start their preventive health journey by working on their diet, exercise and habits.

Why consider it?

  • more simple, more precise than other methods like (BMI and hydrostatic weighing)
  • quick, results in only 6 to 7 minutes
  • safe, low radiation levels
  • approved by the FDA (Food & Drug Administration) since 1998

Body Composition Scan

What is it?

A scan revealing the portion of fat, muscle and bone composition in the body.

How does it help?

After identifying the areas of concern (i.e. high or low quantites of composition), clients take the information and start their preventive health journey by working on their diet, exercise and habits.

Why consider it?

Having a body composition scan, identifies a detailed picture of overall health and aids in setting targeted goals.

Let’s get in Contact

Interested? We are happy to be part of your journey!

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