Radiology & Imaging

Bone Density

We all lose bone mass as we age.  As our bones become weaker, they are more likely to break.  There are effective treatments to help prevent bone loss and help strengthen bones, even as we age. 

The Outer Banks Hospital offers Bone Density Testing (also known as a DEXA) to estimate the strength of your bones.  Bone DEXA (Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry) is the most accurate measure of bone density, measuring as little as 2% bone loss per year.  The accuracy of the Bone DEXA test can predict whether you are at risk for a fracture due to bone loss.

The Schedule your Bone DEXA test, call 252-449-5918.

Watch our Health Clip video here: Healthy Bones