Hometown Pharmacy uses the Sunlight MiniOmni Bone Sonometer to provide bone density assessments to patients. It provides affordable, accurate, and reliable results using a safe and non-invasive monitoring of your bones. It measures Speed of Sound (SOS) expressed as meters per second. SOS is a proven parameter to measure bone density since multiple bone properties – microstructure, elasticity, cortical thickness, and bone density – are accounted for in the result.
The National Institutes of Health Recommend That the Following People Get Preventative Screenings of Their Bone Mineral Density (NIH):
Women Have an Increased Risk for Osteoporosis if They Smoke or Have:
Unfortunately, 75% of women with osteoporosis go undiagnosed and untreated. A simple screening test can help your health care provider determine your risk of developing osteoporosis before you fracture. Be sure to call your Hometown Pharmacy to schedule an appointment and we’ll take care of the rest!