BONE DENSITOMETRY APPOINTMENT HOURS
Monday to Friday: 8:15 am to 5:30 pm
TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT
Call 604-941-7611, option #1
Referral from a doctor with a completed requisition is required for Bone Densitometry. Appointments are booked in advance.
Please bring your BC Care Card and your completed requisition with you when come for your examination.
As we age, our bones naturally lose mineral density. This loss is the cause of many of issues, including: stress fractures, height loss, hip fractures, and loss of mobility. To understand how to avoid these issues, you need the information. Bone Densitometry scanning equips your physician with the best information needed to pursue your best possible care.
BONE DENSITOMETRY EXAM PREPARATION
Wear pull-on pants without metal grommets or zippers
Do not take calcium supplements 24 hours prior to your examination
Do not take antacids 24 hours prior to your examination
Do not wear an under wire bra
Do not wear pantyhose