Bone health tests

Tests you can use to help you determine your bone health and fracture risk.

Fracture risk calculator

Fracture risk calculator This calculator takes into account risk factors such as previous falls, bone mineral density and prior fractures to estimate your risk of bone fracture. The results produced by this calculator should serve as a guide only. If concerned about your fracture risk, it is also important to consult your doctor or a bone specialist.

Developed by the Garvan Institute Australia

Osteoporosis decision aids

As you get older, your risk of breaking a bone, often through a fall, increases. This increased risk may be due to weakened bones or osteoporosis. The decision aids below are helpful tools to use with your doctor to discuss the pros and cons of any required treatment. They're based on an estimate of the patient’s risk of bone fracture World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Metabolic Bone Diseases (UK). Made by the Mayo Clinic (USA) 2007.