A bone density test is used to measure bone mineral content and density. It may be done using X-rays, dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA or DXA), or a special computed tomography (CT) scan that uses computer software to determine bone density of the hip or spine.
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Please note: You will need a script (prescription) to obtain testing for COVID-19.
When you can’t wait for an appointment, it's good to know you have a partner that offers convenient care. Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) offers ExpressCARE walk-in care 365 days a year. Similar to an urgent care clinic, we offer high-quality medical care for common illnesses and minor injuries.
An echocardiogram is a noninvasive (the skin is not pierced) test used to see how well the heart is working. An exercise echocardiogram is done to assess the heart's response to stress or exercise and compare the results to when the heart is at rest.
X-rays are a type of radiation called electromagnetic waves. X-ray imaging creates pictures of the inside of your body. Common uses for X-ray imaging include detection of broken bones, dental X-rays, breast tumors (benign and cancerous), pneumonia in lungs and more.