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DEXA Scan Preparations

  • Unless instructed otherwise, eat normally on the day of the exam; but avoid taking calcium supplements for at least 24 hours prior to your appointment.
  • Wear loose, comfortable clothing. Sweat suits and other casual attire without zippers, buttons, grommets or any metal are preferred.
  • You should not have had a barium study, radioisotope injection, oral or intravenous contrast material from a CT scan or MRI within seven days prior to your DEXA test.
Note: A single forearm study will be performed if patient exceeds the weight limit of 300 pounds.

What Our Patients Are Saying

We strive to provide excellent care for all our patients.
  • “Felt very safe with COVID precautions set in place”
  • “Great staff that represent AMI very well”
  • “I have had to get quite a few imaging tests in my 27 years of life and I am so pleased by the service I received today.”
  • “The staff is brave and selfless”
  • “Dr. Viswambharan immediately made me feel at ease”
  • “Professional and thorough”
  • “My technician was professional and kind. Front desk associate was professional and sweet.”
  • “I wish every medical procedure was this well performed”
  • “Phyllis was excellent, just an all-around nice person”
  • “Clean facility”
  • “Donna is an excellent member of your staff”
  • “Everyone was so polite, courteous, friendly, and accommodating.”
  • “The staff were really great. Polite and helpful.”
  • “It was worth the 1-hour drive to get my scans done at your facility”
  • “The entire staff is friendly, inviting, patient and understanding”