Gold Standard

High in accuracy and precision, a DXA scan is a more comprehensive way to measure body composition compared to other methods on the market. DXA measures:

  • Lean muscle - the "engine" that burns fat
  • Total and regional fat mass
  • Total body bone density
  • Visceral fat - great for assessing risk of heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and hich cholesterol

Why DXA?

DXA scans are an excellent tool for all aspects of your health.

  • Establish a baseline of body components prior to weight loss program
  • Monitor fitness with a series of measurements over time.
  • Rehabilitation - monitor return of region muscle mass after recovering from an injury or joint replacement
  • A great tool for individuals who have had bariatric surgery to monitor what body components are losing fat