Dr. Bell completed the Kaiser Permanente Primary Care Sports Medicine fellowship in Fontana, California. Prior to that, he served in the McKay-Dee Family Medicine residency program in Ogden, Utah. He earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia.
Dr. Bell is board certified in family medicine. He practiced primary care at the Intermountain Layton Clinic in Layton, Utah for three years before pursuing his sports medicine fellowship.
During those three years, he also worked part time providing seasonal medical coverage at the Snowbasin Ski Resort Medical Clinic in Huntsville. Dr. Bell has also supported the University of California, the University of La Verne, Rancho Cucamonga High School and Weber State University as a team physician.
Dr. Bell provides medical care at a variety of athletic events; he has supported the LA Triathlon, San Bernardino Sherriff’s PRCA Rodeo, the Ogden Marathon, X-Terra Off-Road Triathlon and the Junior Olympic Boxing Tournament. Dr. Bell enjoys biking, running, swimming, skiing and triathlons.
TRX is a great, functional home gym apparatus that works with your own bodyweight. It is kind of like an all-in-one gym. All you have to do is attach it to a beam or in a door, and you can do many exercises with it to improve strength and cardiovascular conditioning. There are numerous different...Read More
I will assume that by "shoulder calcification" the questioner is asking about rotator cuff calcific tendonopathy, or rather a calcium deposit within the rotator cuff tendon. This can be a very painful condition of the shoulder that can come on fairly quickly, sometimes over the course of a few days....Read More
The key is to take it slow and gradually increase! A lot of people tend to overreach and wind up getting injured. A popular rule of thumb is to increase your weekly mileage about 10% per week, and most training plans follow this. It's also important to take an "easy" week every 3 or 4 weeks to allow...Read More
Plantar fasciitis can be a lengthy and frustrating injury to deal with. There are different theories on why we get it and what we can do to treat it. Some believe it is because of weakened foot muscles from wearing too-supportive shoes all the time, though this has not been proven.
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Crossfit is a great fitness trend along the same lines as P90x, but more in a group setting. It is a very intense, short duration exercise.
Recent research has shown that short-duration, high intensity exercise provides the same aerobic benefits as longer duration, lower intensity workouts. So you...Read More
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