drug therapies are now easily available in the market
which are clinically effective in slowing down or reversing
the bone-loss process. Leading hospitals in India are
well equipped to detect and treat bone loss in its earliest
stage, so as to prevent the disease or lessen its impact.
Doctors in leading hospitals have the expertise for
the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis that involves
an objective, quantifiable measurement of the patient's
bone mass or bone density.
Advanced technology called the DXA for
bone densitometry is available. During a comprehensive
bone valuation with DXA, the patient lies comfortably
still on a padded table while the DXA units scans one
or more areas , usually the fractured spine or the hip.
The entire process takes only minutes to scan depending
on the number of sites scanned. It involves no injections
or invasive procedures and the patient remains fully