A new clinical clinic to supply preventive bone healthcare is coming to central Lenexa.
Shannon Carpenter, a regional orthopedic surgeon, is organizing to open up The Bone Wellness Clinic, her possess practice for the prevention, diagnosis and clinical therapy of osteoporosis and actual physical therapy to take care of bone health and equilibrium.
Positioned at 8889 Bourgade Ave., The Bone Well being Clinic is slated to open by the finish of this year. The Lenexa Metropolis Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a 10-yr unique use allow for the facility.
A shoulder-and-elbow fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, Carpenter a short while ago remaining HCA to go after this new endeavor. She also will work whole time at the Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical center.
“I’m an orthopedic surgeon by trade, and so I addressed sufferers who fell and broke matters when they shouldn’t since their bones are fragile,” reported Carpenter, who is founder and chief govt officer of The Bone Wellness Clinic. “So that is what acquired me intrigued in this total pathway more than the very last five several years. But there is actually practically nothing out there wherever you can go for a one-halt shop to have your bones holistically addressed.
“We are hoping to generate an atmosphere wherever folks essentially arrive proactively and have their bone well being checked out to make guaranteed they are doing every thing to optimize their bone health and age productively.”
Carpenter mentioned she and her team of industry experts are enthusiastic to open the follow, significantly in an spot of professional expansion near Lenexa Town Centre and the corridor together West 87th Street Parkway and I-435.
She called her technique the “first of its sort,” specifically simply because they hope to stop bone injuries between grown ups as their bone density decreases with age. The Bone Well being Clinic will serve as a “one-prevent shop” with the utilization of DEXA human body scanning devices that evaluate bone density.
The clinic will also serve patients focused on health and physical exercise who want to make use of DEXA scans to measure their human body composition, which include human body fat and lean muscle mass, Carpenter additional.
“People really do not understand the comprehensive scope… of how lots of people today are afflicted with metabolic bone condition,” Carpenter said. “It’s currently 54 million People in america right now, and the value of millions of healthcare pounds each individual working day that we’re investing, based on people today who are remaining dealt with for fractures and main bone health and fitness. So we’re actually looking to impression, hopefully eventually, the bottom line and change that in this nation, and that is what we’re genuinely energized about.”