DEXA Scans

Low-Dose Measure Of Bone Density

Penn Highlands Healthcare offers DEXA Scans a dual energy X-ray absorptiometry scan, also called a bone density scan, a common technique used to measure bone density. This completely painless procedure is easily performed and exposes the patient to minimal radiation.


What is a bone density test?

A bone density test, DEXA, measures the mineral content of the bones in certain areas of the skeleton. It’s a way to measure bone loss as you age. Healthcare providers sometimes call these tests bone densitometry tests, or DXA.

What is a DEXA scan?

A DEXA scan is a type of medical imaging test. It uses very low levels of x-rays to measure how dense your bones are. DEXA stands for “dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry.”

Medical experts consider DEXA scans to be the most useful, easy, and inexpensive test for helping to diagnose osteoporosis. The test is quick and painless.

DEXA Scans at Penn Highlands
Imaging Services - BrookvilleA Service of Penn Highlands Brookville

Imaging Services at Penn Highland Brookville offer DEXA (Bone Density) Scans.

Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

100 Hospital Road
Brookville, PA 15825
814-849-1880,814-849-1870

Imaging Services - ClearfieldA Service of Penn Highlands Clearfield

Imaging Services at Penn Highland Clearfield offer DEXA (Bone Density) Scans.

Hours:
Monday - Friday
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM

809 Turnpike Avenue
Clearfield, PA 16830
814-768-2276

Imaging Services - DuBois MABA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois

Imaging Services at DuBois Medical Arts Building offer DEXA (Bone Density) Scans.

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

145 Hospital Avenue
DuBois, PA 15801
814-375-4060

Imaging Services - ElkA Service of Penn Highlands Elk

Imaging Services at Penn Highlands Elk offer DEXA (Bone Density) Scans.

Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

763 Johnsonburg Road
St. Marys, PA 15857
814-788-8791

Imaging Services – HealthPlexA Service of Penn Highlands Mon Valley

800 Plaza Drive
Rostraver, PA 15012
724-379-1900

Imaging Services - HuntingdonA Service of Penn Highlands Huntingdon

Imaging Services at the Penn Highlands Huntingdon offer DEXA (Bone Density) Scans.

Hours:
Tuesday & Wednesday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

1225 Warm Springs Avenue
Huntingdon, PA 16652
814-643-8624

Imaging Services - PhilipsburgA Service of Penn Highlands Clearfield

Imaging Services at the Moshannon Valley Community Medical Building offer DEXA (Bone Density) Scans.

Hours:
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

271 Railroad Street
Philipsburg, PA 16866
814-768-2276

Imaging Services - TyroneA Service of Penn Highlands Tyrone

Imaging Services at Penn Highland Tyrone offer DEXA Scans. Call 814-684-6385 today to schedule your appointment.

Hours:
Monday - Friday
By Appointment

187 Hospital Drive
Tyrone, PA 16686
814-684-6385