With over twenty years of professional experience, the doctors at Global Health Services help organisations look after their most important assets - their employees - by providing an extensive selection of medical screening services and seminars.
Bone density check
You cannot feel your bones getting thinner so by having a quick and painless bone density test you can assess your risk of fracture.
Osteoporosis (porous bones) means bones are thin, fragile and break easily. It’s the disease you don’t have to have, it’s preventable & treatable!
In Australia a fracture due to osteoporosis occurs every 8.1 minutes. At least 40% of women and 25% of men over 50 are at risk of fracture due to osteoporosis. (MJA April 2002)
Bone density test assess fracture risk like Cholesterol tests predicts the risk of heart disease, or blood pressure test indicates the risk of stroke.
The sooner you know the state of your bones the quicker you can implement healthy lifestyle choices to minimise bone-thinning processes.
Early examination combined with assessment of risk factors, followed by good diet and lifestyle changes will dramatically reduce person’s chances of developing osteoporosis in later life.
Quantitative Ultrasound is a valuable tool helping to assess the current health of your bones.
Consultation also includes written result and the 40-page information booklet