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About Jessica Pena

Jessica is a health blogger and content writer for Healthpointe, a healthcare organization specializing in orthopedics, sports injuries, injured workers, and more. Whatever it is you need to know – whether it’s the latest treatments for hernias, or tips for quick headache relief (and everything in between) – Jessica has you covered. For more of Jessica, check out her articles on the Healthpointe blog.

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SI Joint – Why Do I Feel Pain?

Let's Get Familiar with the Sacroiliac Joint The sacroiliac joint (SI Joint) is the joint that connects the sacrum of the spine to the right and left side of the iliac bones (hip bones). The iliac bones are the large bones that form the pelvis...
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What’s a Shin Splint?

Have you ever heard of ‘shin splints’? If you haven’t, that’s okay; the term shin splint generally refers to a catch-all term for lower leg pain. The pain can occur below the knee, or the inside of the leg. Athletes, runners, tennis play...
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Oh My Tendon!

Everything you need to know about tendon injuries. Do you have questions about tendon repair surgery? Healthpointe can help! If you have questions give us a call 888-719-8448. At Healthpointe, we are passionate about health, mindfulness, prevent...
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Chest X-Rays

What is a chest x-ray? A chest x-ray is an image of the chest cavity which encompasses the heart, lungs, blood vessels, airways and lymph nodes. Additionally, the chest x-ray shows the bones, such as the  chest bones, spine, ribs, collarbone an...
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Fast Facts About Hernia Repair

What are hernias? Hernias are protrusion of an organ or tissue. Usually the hernia is produced by a slip of the intestine into the abdominal wall. Thus, the hernia is created and causes a bulge that may be seen or felt. What are the types of...
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