Osteoporosis

The Osteoporosis Center at the Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center and additional System osteoporosis programs provide DXA technology to measure bone density, interpret the results and provide patient education.

DXA is the most sophisticated bone imaging technology available, accurately measures bone mass and assesses risk for developing osteoporosis.




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Build Your Bones with Exercise

Your bones contain about 99 percent of the calcium in your body. Every day your body also uses calcium to help nerves and muscles function, and to help blood clotting. Your body doesn’t produce calcium-it must come from the foods you eat. When your body doesn’t get enough calcium through food, it takes it from your bones.

Learn more about building your bones with exercise.

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