Osteoporosis Screenings in Florida

Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and break easily. Older women are more likely to experience osteoporosis, but early prevention is important. Women's Care offers bone density screenings to detect osteoporosis.

Bone Density Screenings for Osteoporosis

At Women’s Care, we screen for osteoporosis using in-office bone density screenings. This is the only test that can diagnose osteoporosis before symptoms develop, and it is performed by our team of expert clinicians. 80% of those affected by osteoporosis are women, making it a common women’s health concern (especially after menopause). While osteoporosis is not curable, it is treatable, and there are many steps you can take to manage the disease and reduce your chance of breaking a bone. At our offices throughout Florida, we utilize bone density tests to screen for osteoporosis and help women maintain positive bone health.

Risk Factors of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition that causes the bones to become weak and break more easily. Risk factors for osteoporosis include:

  • Being female
  • Being over 50 years of age
  • Having a family history of osteoporosis
  • Having a personal history of broken bones

What is a Bone Density Screening Used For?

A bone density test is used to estimate the density of your bones and their likelihood of breaking. Bone density tests at Women’s Care are performed in-office, and will help you and your healthcare provider:

  • Determine if your bone density is improving, getting worse, or staying the same.
  • Learn if you have weak bones or osteoporosis before you break a bone.
  • Monitor how well an osteoporosis treatment is working.
  • Makes it possible to treat the disease early and reduce the chances of breaking a bone.

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Osteoporosis Prevention Screening and Care in FL

Women’s Care is dedicated to providing women with outstanding and personalized healthcare services in Florida, including screening exams for osteoporosis. Maintaining positive bone health is very important, and we will gladly answer any questions about our screening tests or the condition in general. If you are seeking comprehensive women’s healthcare in Florida, we encourage you to contact us today to schedule an appointment at one of our many convenient office locations. We look forward to hearing from you!