Women’s Health Week Brings Awareness to Bone Density Screening

This is the week to focus on the unique needs for a woman’s health.  If you are a female, take a moment to educate yourself about what screenings are recommended for optimal health as you age.  This is good information for men too, because you more than likely have important women in your life.  At Paragon Orthopedic Center, bone density screenings are likely suggested after a patient is seen with certain types of fractures.  Your primary care provider can tell you more about whether a bone density screen is necessary before a fracture, or if you need any of these other suggestions, to maintain your best health.  Check in with the women in your life to see if they have considered these for their health: