With over 25 years of experience and success as a spine care specialist, Dr. Bruce Bell firmly believes in the importance of a "team approach" to health care. Having spent 14 years of his career working within an orthopedic surgical group, he has worked closely with orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, sports physicians, neurologists, pain management specialists, physiatrists, internists, acupuncturists, and physical therapists as part of a multidisciplinary health care team. With his offices conveniently located near the United States Olympic Training Center, at the heart of San Diego's South Bay in the upscale community of Otay Ranch in east Chula Vista, Dr. Bell continues to work with primary care physicians, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, and physical therapists in order to better meet the needs of his patients. Dr. Bell emphasizes the importance of maintaining and strengthening relationships with local physicians and medical specialists in order to expand the awareness of recent developments in physical and functional medicine, and to continue providing high quality, comprehensive health care to his community and surrounding areas.
His extensive participation in both competitive and recreational sports and resultant interest in sports medicine have led him to further his training and gain valuable experience in treating a wide range of athletic injuries. He has been privileged to have been chosen by World Champion Professional Athletes and World Record Holding Olympic Athletes as their treating physician. His treatment methods have enabled them to resume competition and continue winning at national and international levels. As a Board Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician/Practitioner® and an active member of the American Academy of Spine Physicians, he also has extensive training and experience in medical forensics as a Certified Industrial Disability Examiner, and was first appointed by the State of California Industrial Medical Council as a Qualified Medical Evaluator in 1991. His many years of experience in evaluating and treating injured athletes, workers and victims of motor vehicle accidents have also enabled him to testify in court as an expert witness on numerous occasions.
Dr. Bells pursuit of excellence in patient care has led him to establish a "state of the art" Nonsurgical Spine Center of Excellence, specializing in the nonsurgical treatment of severe and chronic neck and lower back pain. His primary concern is for the healing and relief of his patients through proper diagnosis, understanding, and advanced evidence based treatment methods. Blending his many years of practice in both the multidisciplinary medical and complimentary alternative medicine environments, Dr. Bell is able to provide a unique perspective based on the most recent research, enabling him to provide comprehensive, non-invasive solutions to the complex problems faced by his patients.
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Call us to schedule a complimentary consultation to determine if you are a candidate for Spinal Decompression and our multi-step Protocol. The doctor will ask you a series of questions such as Where is the pain, when did it begin, what makes it better or worse? Then a thorough examination will be performed in which case the doctor will check your reflexes, blood pressure, balance, gait, skin sensory changes muscle strength and more to determine the cause of your back or neck pain. At this point the doctor may recommend x-rays or an MRI if he feels like further imaging will be necessary to determine the exact cause. After combining all of this information together the doctor will determine if you will make a good candidate for spinal decompression therapy and our mulit-step Protocol. If you do qualify for care, your Doctor will explain their recommended plan of action for you. If for some reason you do not qualify for care the doctor will refer you to someone who may better suit your needs.
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