Two different non-invasive, painless osteoporosis tests are available:
- The osteoporosis heel screening test does not require a physician’s order. This test is free and involves an ultrasound of heel bone to reveal how your bone strength compares to optimal bone strength.
For an appointment, call 217-876-4377 or register online.
2020 Bone Density Screenings.
- The diagnostic DEXA Bone Mineral Density test is a diagnostic x-ray of the lower spine and hips and will reveal how your bone strength compares to optimal bone strength. Doctor’s order required. Insurance will be billed. To schedule an appointment, call 217-876-1111.
Additional information on osteoporosis prevention, detection and treatment is available through the DMH Breast Center library.