HCHC offers free community program at Rec Center ‘Measuring Bone Density’

Written by on June 10, 2014 in News

MT. PLEASANT – Henry County Health Center and the Mt. Pleasant Rec Center are offering a free community program on Thursday, June 19, at 9:15 a.m. at the Rec Center. Todd Steenblock, RT(R)(N)CNMT, Director of Radiology at Henry County Health Center, will present a program about DEXA scan. The public is invited to attend the presentation; you need not be a Rec Center member to attend.

Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) is a means of measuring bone mineral density. Topics covered during Steenblock’s presentation will be an explanation of the test, national recommendations, test interpretation results based on categories and radiation dosage, along with a time for questions and answers.

This is one program in a series of educational sessions that will be offered each month by HCHC at the Rec Center. HCHC is partnering with the Mt. Pleasant Rec Center to offer educational programs to enhance the health of individuals and our communities. For more information, call HCHC Rehabilitation Services at 319-385-6102.

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