Shaun England

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30 patients with supraspinatus or bicipital tendonitis were randomly allocated to active infrared laser therapy at 904 nm three times weekly for 2 weeks, dummy laser or drug treatment for 2 weeks. Objectively maximum active extension, flexion and abduction of the shoulder, and subjectively pain stiffness movement and function were measured at 0 and 2 weeks.(More)
Chronic pain is one of the most prevalent health problems in the world today, yet neurological markers, critical to diagnosis of chronic pain, are still largely unknown. The ability to objectively identify individuals with chronic pain using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data is important for the advancement of diagnosis, treatment, and(More)
A 75-year-old gentleman presented to our department with dysphagia, nocturnal cough and dysphonia. Clinical examination revealed a large parapharyngeal mass extending from the left nasopharynx to the glottis. A magnetic resonance imaging scan confirmed the lipomatous nature of the lesion and elegantly demonstrated its anatomy. We discuss the aetiology and(More)
Parathyroid Hormone Assay.-The sensitivity of this assay system varies greatly from laboratory to laboratory. One group of workers have described an assay of great sensitivity and discrimination , demonstrating raised levels of parathyroid hormone in the circulation in all cases of hyperparathyroidism.'5 All other workers have achieved less sensitivity and(More)
We report the case of a patient with tonsillar carcinoma, presenting with insomnia and symptoms of obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS), which were exacerbated following an increase in benzodiazepine dose. There is a growing body of evidence describing OSAHS in patients treated for head and neck cancer. However, to our knowledge, there are no(More)
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