Why Get Tested?
Half of all women, and a
quarter of men over the age of 50 will experience on
stress fracture eventually.
1 in 4 women over 50 will
become disabled as a result of osteoporosis.
1 in 5 of those women will
permanently move into a nursing home within a year of an
25% of those experiencing
a hip fracture (men and women) will never walk again.
osteoporosis-related injuries in women outnumber those from
breast, uterine, and
ovarian cancers combined.
is performed using
ultrasound machine that immediately
determines the bone density of a person's
heel bone. As a weight-bearing bone of similar
density to the hip, the heel is an excellent
indicator of hip bone strength as well as
overall bone health.
Results are charted for each patient on a graph, as shown below.
Green indicates healthy
Yellow represents the
weakening of bone tissue known as osteopenia.
Red denotes the presence
of osteoporosis. The curved line shows the gradual weakening
of bone density in the average woman as she ages.
Each color represents a
different level of fracture risk. Improvement is typically
This Unique, New Approach to Bone Density Self-Monitoring
Testing should be done
early and often. This method allows for early detection
of bone weakening
and is convenient enough to allow for frequent follow-up
Testing takes 2-4
minutes. Results are provided immediately through
friendly explanation and clear
There is no need for approval by your doctor. If results
indicate a problem, a recommendation
for you to see your doctor will be given.
Testing is very affordable and discounts for large groups can be
About the Doctor
As a board certified foot
and ankle surgeon, author and lecturer, Dr. Kenneth Howayeck is
combating osteoporosis. He retired from 22 years of private
practice in order to address bone health education
in a way that he feels is most genuine and effective, but often
Through his company, Five Star Onsite Testing, Dr. Howayeck provides onsite ultrasound bone density
osteoporosis counseling at events, expos, senior living centers,
doctors' offices, as well at many corporations.
Onsite Bone Density Screenings Offered Through the
Available to Residents in a Limited Area of Southern California)
For this type of screening, Dr. Howayeck will come to you.
He will personally perform the Ultrasound Bone Density screenings
of the heel. The fee will depend on travel distance and the
number of people being screened.
used for this service is your choice and can even include a home
The minimum fee assumes that 1, 2, or 3 people will
be screened in succession at that
chosen setting that day. The fee is the total for the
three people. The assigned fee is a flat one
for the visit,
whether 1, 2, or 3 screenings are to be performed at that
chosen setting that day.
test results will be interpreted by Dr. Ken. This service
is included in the fee, along with a brief counseling session with solutions for each individual screened.
The fee will be
determined by the number of persons screened and the distance
traveled by Dr. Ken.
You will find his affordable fee will be a fraction of cost of a
Call or email
now to schedule your onsite bone density screening.
Contact Dr. Ken Howayeck :
Phone: (925) 858-5696 Email Address: