Dr Philip Bell: Sports & Exercise Medicine (consultant)

Dr Philip Bell

Sports & Exercise Medicine (consultant)


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About me

Dr. Bell is a specialist in Sport and Exercise Medicine and Musculoskeletal Medicine.
He has looked after the players at the Wimbledon Championships for 18 years, and at the ATP's World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena since it came to London in 2009.
He attends the Royal Ballet School, in Covent Garden, to look after their pre-professional ballet dancers from all over the world. He sits on the Royal Ballet's Science and Medicine Advisory Group, which aims to optimise the health and performance of its dancers.
He has been involved in the care of professional footballers at Wycombe Wanderers F.C, and, more recently, Derby County F.C.
He has toured S Africa, India and Pakistan as the England Cricket Team Doctor, and was a founder member of the ECB's Science and Medicine Advisory Group.
He lectures locally, nationally and internationally on topics related to professional tennis, ballet, football and cricket.
He is an examiner, appraiser and recent past Council Member for the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine. He examines at the University of Bath.

Areas of interest

He treats all sports and musculoskeletal injuries including muscle injury, tendon disorders and stress fractures.He has an interest in low back pain in sport and overuse injury in runners.

He lectures extensively on injury in professional tennis, injury in professional ballet, low back pain in sport, exercise associated muscle cramp (EAMC) and sleep quality,performance and recovery.
His focus is on accurate diagnosis and rehabilitation from injury, and he performs soft tissue and joint injections, as well as extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT).

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Procedures completed

  • S5210

    Injection into subcutaneous tissue/painful trigger point under local anaesthetic - (5-50)

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (5-50)

    BMI The Chiltern Hospital (1-5)

  • T5780

    Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for plantar fasciitis - (1-5)

  • T7250

    Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for achilles tendonitis - (1-5)

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