Skip to navigation | Skip to main content | Skip to footer
Menu
Search the University of Manchester siteSearch Menu StaffNet
Search type

Bone density tests at the Sugden Sports Centre

21 May 2021

You can book a bone density test on Monday, 7 June

Be Healthy

The test will cost £35 and payments can be made at the end of the appointment by either cash or cheque.

Tracey from Bone Matters 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.

More information:

  • If you would like to book a test please email tracey@bonematters.org. 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.

All appointments will follow COVID safety guidelines so please ensure you bring a face mask or visor.