Welcome to HealthScan

Institute of Sport symbolHealthScan is an exciting service offered by the Institute of Sport at the University of Wolverhampton.

This facility draws on the expertise held within the University which has combined to create a set of diagnostic services for organisations supporting the general population but especially sports people and those with potential health risks.

HealthScan uses state of the art dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) bone density scanning technology with a wide range of applications including:

  • Measurement of bone mineral density including diagnosis of osteoporosis and osteopenia.
  • Overall body fat composition including viseral (internal fat).
  • Detailed muscle composition.

Body composition scanning can be suitable for individuals from all walks of life and includes:

  • Elite athletes
  • Individuals taking part in a structured weight management or exercise plan.

Medical referrals are required for all scans in line with the referral criteria.

HealthScan provides a quick and efficient means of scanning undertaken by friendly, qualified and experienced staff.

For bookings call: 01902 32 1120 email: healthscan@wlv.ac.uk