How accurate is a heel bone density scan?

Answer On One Hand: Other Bone Scans Provide Greater AccuracyDue to variations in bone density, heel bone density scans do not provide the same accuracy as scans of the hip or spine, according to the Nati... Read More »

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I had a bone density test done and I have a high bone density but I still break my bones very easily..why?

What do bone mass calculations mean on bone density tests?

A bone mass measurement test is the most reliable method for predicting bone fractures and diagnosing osteoporosis, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation.SignificanceBone mass tests can... Read More »

What is the density of a bone?

The density of a bone refers to how much calcium and other minerals a bone has. Bones with lots of minerals are denser and less likely to break. Bone density tests measure the mineral content of a ... Read More »

What is the average density of bone?

The amount of bone tissue in a specific volume of bone is called bone density. Bone density is measured in grams per centimeters cubed. Bone mineral density is easier to measure and is calculated i... Read More »