This test uses sound waves to measure the density of the bones in your wrist, fingers, leg or heel.
An ultrasound uses sound waves to measure the density of the bones in your wrist, fingers, leg or heel.
Your healthcare provider may order this ultrasound to see if you have a low bone density.
Here are some things you should know before having an ultrasound.
During the test, a technician will move a probe over the area.
The costs for this test include the charge for the test (facility charge) and physician charges (for performing or interpreting the test). You may get separate bills from the facility and the physician's office.
What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?
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