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Book a bone density test at the Sugden Sports Centre

12 Feb 2018

The Sugden Sports Centre will be hosting a day of bone density screening on Tuesday, 6 March

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In the UK, one in two women and one in five men over the age of 50 fractures a bone. Most of these fractures occur because the individual has osteoporosis.

Tracey will assess your bone density and fracture risk using a machine called a ‘Quantative Ultrasound Scanner’ or ‘QUS’. The test measures the bone density in your heel, and is very useful for assessing your risk of fracturing (breaking) your legs, arms, hips and wrists – common fracture sites for sufferers of osteoporosis. The machine is safe, painless, and has no side effects.

After the test is completed, your results will be printed off and explained to you. There will also be time for you to ask questions, if you have any. 

Along with your results and explanation, you will receive an information pack with evidence-based nutrition, exercise and lifestyle advice to enable you to safeguard yourself against the condition.

If you would like to book a test please email Tracey:

The appointment will take approximately 15 minutes and results and advice are given immediately. It is recommended that you visit Tracey's website before your appointment.

The test costs £30 and payments can be made at the end of the appointment by either cash or cheque.