Dr. Jonathan Oheb, MD, Chief of Orthopedic Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery for the North Valley Orthopedic Institute, an affiliation of Providence Holy Cross Medical Center joins eHealth Radio and the Orthopedic & Pain Management Channels.
Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Jonathan Oheb discuss the following:
There are many orthopedic issues that active professionals who are employed in professions that require excessive standing, walking, kneeling or overhead work all day may have. What are some of the most predominant pain related issues?
Please describe the type of shoes that should be worn and why. What steps can be taken to prevent workplace repetitive strain injuries?
How does being overweight or obese contribute to pain?
What type of over the counter medication can be taken and how does it help?
A New York native, Dr. Jonathan Oheb graduated SUNY Binghamton University with degrees in economics and chemistry. With high honors in chemisty and valedictorian honors in economics. Dr. Oheb finished college in 3 years and attained an MBA in 1.5 years also at SUNY Binghamton with high honors.
Dr.Oheb then went on to pursue his true passion in the care of others. He attended SUNY Upstate Medical University graduating in the top 5% of medical students in the country with AOA honors. He then went on to study Orthopedic Surgery at the prestigious Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. During his residency Dr. Oheb had extensive exposure to general orthopedics, orthopedic trauma, and shoulder surgery. Afterwards he completed a hand surgery fellowship at the Oklahoma Hand Surgery Institute.
In addition to his background in general orthopedics, orthopedic trauma, and shoulder surgery, Dr. Oheb has an expertise in the treatment of all hand, wrist and upper extremity injuries, including the operative and nonoperative treatment of broken bones and other injuries.
As an avid body builder he has firsthand knowledge of the physical and mental challenges active individuals face. Dr. Oheb is currently a candidate member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, as well as the American Association of Hand Surgeons.