Body composition analysis provides detailed and accurate information about overall health and athletic performance. At EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region, we are known for utilizing the most advanced technology available for obtaining body composition. The Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) method of analysis, enables physicians to distinguish between lean body mass, fat mass, and bone.
In addition to DEXA body composition analysis providing the most accurate analysis of body weight, it provides valuable insight into potential development to bone health barriers such as osteopenia and osteoporosis.
DEXA Body Composition Analysis the EmergeOrtho Way
EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region utilizes the most advanced body composition analysis technology to serve our patients. No other technique can match the accuracy and precision of our Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) scans. This innovative technology, coupled with the extensive expertise of our board-certified physicians, has made us the leader in orthopedic care. Our patients benefit from this exceptional level of care delivered in a convenient, efficient and cost-effective manner.
DEXA is considered the gold standard of body composition analysis. The results from the DEXA are highly reproducible and have been validated through repeated scientific studies.
What Is Body Composition Analysis?
Body composition offers vital insights to athletes who want to achieve ideal body composition for optimum athletic performance. DEXA scans are also helpful for patients in a weight loss program or who have had bariatric surgery, as it allows the patient to track his or her progress and make adjustments as necessary.
Additionally, EmergeOrtho Bone Health specialists perform DEXA scans to diagnose and help prevent osteoporosis.