Body Scan

Body Scan

Body Scan offered in Midwood, Brooklyn, NY

When you begin your weight loss journey, a full body scan is a great way to refine your goals and track your progress over time. The team at Transformed Medical Weight Loss Solutions in Midwood, Brooklyn, New York City, offers body scan technology as one of many services to assist you in your weight loss process. Booking a visit is fast and easy, whether you choose to connect with the practice online or by phone. 

What is body mass index (BMI), and why is it important?

Your body mass index is a screening tool that medical practitioners use to calculate your volume of body fat. The process involves dividing your weight (in kilograms) by your height (in meters). The resulting number is compared with a chart based on statistics compiled from thousands of people. 

While identifying your BMI can be helpful in assessing your risk level for certain medical conditions, it isn’t a replacement for a thorough health screening. BMI doesn’t tell the full story, which is why Transformed Medical Weight Loss Solutions offers body scanning in addition to BMI calculations.  

What is a body scan?

A body scan is a type of specialized imaging that creates a visual representation of your body’s internal tissues. Body scanning assesses your fat, muscle, and bone tissue, giving you a complete picture of your current body structure. 

Body scanning technology is not harmful and is a good fit for virtually everyone. There is no need for advance preparation, any type of anesthesia, or any recovery time after body scanning. You can have a scan performed during your lunch break and return to normal activities immediately afterward. 

What are the benefits of having a body scan?

Body scanning provides a great deal of information about your internal tissue structures. This is especially helpful when it comes to understanding how your body carries fat. Not only will your scan show areas where fat loss will produce great results, but it also identifies visceral fat located deep within your body around certain organs. 

Some of the ways your body scan results are used include:

  • Setting fat loss goals
  • Setting muscle gain goals
  • Clarifying your risk level for chronic disease
  • Customizing weight loss and exercise planning
  • Tracking improvements over time

The ability to track your progress is incredibly motivating and rewarding. You and your practitioner can see which efforts create the most favorable results, allowing you to focus on making positive changes that will last a lifetime. 

If you have additional questions about body scanning and how it aligns with your personalized weight loss plan, call Transformed Medical Weight Loss Solutions today to schedule a visit or book an appointment online.