No special preparation is required

Upon your arrival at MD Imaging, you will be injected with a small amount of radioactive material. There are no side effects from this injection.

You will then be instructed to return to MD Imaging in three hours for the bone scan. You may eat or drink any liquids during that three hour waiting period.

Upon your return to MD Imaging, the bone scan will be done and will last for about 45 minutes to one hour.