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A highly structured and individualised training and nutrition plan can change your physique.

A DEXA scan will support your physique goals by providing you in-depth knowledge and direct feedback about the changes to your body composition so you can plan and track your progress.

Scans also allow you to evaluate your balance and symmetry of muscle and fat tissue in each region of the body.

Your resting metabolic rate is also calculated with the DEXA report which can assiTst further tailoring of your exercise and nutrition plan.

Repeat scans give you the ability to precisely track changes over time with guidance from DEXA Melbourne’s cutting edge DEXA technology.

Don’t let inaccurate measurements deflate your motivation and derail your momentum in achieving your ideal physique.

Attach Gold Standard Body Composition monitoring to your training efforts with the help of DEXA Melbourne.

It’s the only way you’ll really know, accurately, how you’re progressing.

If you would like to find out more on why DEXA Melbourne is your preferred provider of dual energy X-ray absorptiometry visit the about us page. Our technology, skills and approach will leave you feeling confident you have made the right decision!

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The DEXA Melbourne

Physique Scan

$135

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Program Includes:

  • Latest DEXA technology available
  • Superb precision and image quality
  • 1 x Initial Full Body Scan
  • Comprehensive consultation with scan
  • Total body fat, lean muscle mass (and percentage)
  • Bone Density score
  • Regional assessment (for symmetry comparison)
  • Visceral adipose tissue assessment (the fat under the muscle around the midsection)
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Program Steps

Here is a step-by-step guide to initial scans and review scans

  1. Pre-Consultation Questionnaire

    Prior to coming along to your 1st appointment we will send you a pre-consultation questionnaire to complete. You will return this to us before the appointment preferably at least 24 hours before.

  2. Preparation for the scan

    When we send you then pre-consultation assessment form, there will be an additional document outlining what you need to do before the scan. It is important that you read this and follow the instructions to ensure you are best prepared for the most accurate scan results.

  3. The initial scan

    Your densitometrist will discuss the assessment of your pre-consultation questionnaire, ensure you have prepped correctly leading in to the scan, obtain any additional information required from you, explain the procedure for the scan, and ask you if you have any questions. You will then be positioned on the table for the scan. The scan itself will only take a few minutes, so relax and stay still!

  4. Discussion of scan results

    The report is printed off immediately following your scan. We will run through every component of the scan so will will understand total body fat, muscle and bone. Regional assessments comparing for example right arm vs left arm, right leg vs left leg. Look at the fat hiding underneath the muscle around the midsection. Discuss calculated resting metabolic rate. Provide professional, evidenced-based guidance to steer you in the right direction for additional support.

  5. Review Scans

    With the Physique Scanning Package, you will have tworeview scans. These are usually done around 6 weeks apart although this can be adjusted depending on the objectives.

  6. Ongoing Maintenance

    Upon completion of the Physique Scanning Package many patients choose to continue having regular ongoing review scans. We offer discounted review scans for patients who have completed the initial phase of the Physique Scanning Program. If you would like ongoing support and accountability the frequency of review scans is best discussed directly with densitometrists.

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