The expansion of DEXA FRAX

With an upgrade in Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) technology, our Capitol Imaging Services affiliate, Diagnostic Imaging Services (DIS) facilities in Covington and Slidell, LA now offer additional benefits for people undergoing DEXA exams. DEXA uses a very small dose of ionizing radiation to produce pictures of the inside of the body, usually the lower spine and hips, to measure bone … Read More

Warning signs your bones are thinning

We all know an older person with osteoporosis — it’s one of the most common problems of aging, striking more than half of all adults over age 50. And we all hope osteoporosis doesn’t happen to us, since weak bones can lead to fractures, and fractures, in turn, lead to all sorts of scary consequences. But how do you know if your bones … Read More