× Important Notice on COVID - 19

To protect patients and staff from COVID-19, we ask that all patients NOT come to True North Imaging who have:
1) traveled internationally within the last 14 days OR
2) have been in contact with an affected person within the last 14 days OR
3) have a new onset/worsening cough, shortness of breath or fever.
Please call Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 or go to an assessment center if you develop symptoms.
If you require emergency diagnostic imaging, please go directly to your local emergency room.
Once the symptoms have resolved and/or at least 14 days have passed, an appointment for your diagnostic exam can be made.

BONE MINERAL DENSITY

Bone Mineral Density (BMD) is a test which detects low bone density. The most common bone density test is called dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA). The test involves lying on a table for 10-20 minutes while a small x-ray detector scans the spine, hips or both.

Appointment Details:

  • Please bring the Requisition Form and your valid Ontario Health Card for each visit.
  • If you do not have a valid Ontario Health card please bring VISA, MasterCard or Debit Card.
  • Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your appointment for registration.
  • LATE arrivals may require re-booking.
  • If you are unable to keep your appointment, please give at least 24 hours notification.

Exam Preparation:

These instructions are IMPORTANT. Please follow them.
It is preferable to wear clothing without zippers or fasteners (e.g. jogging suit or leggings). On the day of examination DO NOT take calcium supplements or iron tablets until after the examination is completed.

Please call the desired location as appointments are required. We will make every attempt to accommodate your scheduling request. For emergency and stat procedures we will make every attempt to accommodate you the same day.

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