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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.

Doctor holding x-ray image of normal male chest

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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a  female doctor smiles to camera on a hospital ward . In the background a young nurse colleague and senior nurse are with a patient in their bed .

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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