InsureSPR is the preventative and lifestyle care plan that seeks to screen and manage Musculoskeletal(muscles and bones) and metabolic diseases guided by Dxa(dual Energy Absorptmetry x-ray).DXA is a low energy x rays ,that emits low radiation than radiation from conventional chest x ray. The plan has got three tiers to it;
Our Bone Densitometry technologists are all Medical Radiation Technologists (M.R.T.) that have specialized in Bone Densitometry and have all been certified by the International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD). They provide the highest quality of testing in BMD. They have a comprehensive quality assurance program in place to assess the machines stability as well as the technologist’s technique. The patients are given a BMD questionnaire that is reviewed by the technologists prior to being scanned. The technologists will also assess the patients to determine the appropriate site(s) for scanning. Please visit our Test tab to learn more about BMD testing.
The Clinical Nurse Specialist plays an important role in the coordination of patient care as the liaison between patients, physicians and other health care professionals. The CNS is involved in patient education on osteoporosis management and links patients to resources in their communities. In this advanced practice role, the CNS can provide ongoing assessment, advice and support for patients and their families.