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RespectAbility’s VP of Communications Awarded Roddenberry Foundation Impact Award

Announced on the first day of RespectAbility’s Summer Lab, RespectAbility’s Vice President of Communications Lauren Appelbaum was announced as a recipient of The Roddenberry Foundation Impact Award in partnership with Propper Daley’s A Day of Unreasonable Conversation for this innovative Lab program.

“Our goal is to support creators who are fighting to break down barriers to access and representation, and to erase limits on the type of stories we tell, who gets to tell them, and how,” explained Greg Propper, President of Propper Daley and Founder of A Day of Unreasonable Conversation.

head shot of Lauren wearing an orange blazer, smiling and facing the camera color photoAppelbaum, who leads RespectAbility’s Hollywood Inclusion efforts and authored the nonprofit’s Hollywood Disability Inclusion Toolkit in 2018, created the Lab as a pilot program in 2019 with the assistance of RespectAbi

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Minimally-invasive treatment for “frozen shoulder” improves patients’ pain and function

A new nonsurgical treatment decreases errant blood flow in the shoulder to quickly reduce pain and improve function in patients with adhesive capsulitis, also known as “frozen shoulder,” according to a research abstract presented during a virtual session of the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting on June 13. Frozen shoulder gradually causes significant pain and stiffness of the shoulder joint in an estimated 200,000 people in the U.S. each year. The symptoms are often treated with physical therapy or pain medications, until they resolve within one to three years.

“Patients with frozen shoulder are essentially told to tough it out until their symptoms improve, but considering the significant pain and decreased function many experience, we looked to determine if this treatment model of embolization, already in use in other areas of the body, could provide

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Arcadia University’s Nationally Ranked DPT Program Now Offering Hybrid Learning

Arcadia University’s nationally ranked Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program has expanded to offer a hybrid learning model for healthcare and medical professionals, Arcadia DPT Online. Beginning in fall 2020, the hybrid expansion will include both online (distance) learning and periodic on-campus instruction and have the same curriculum, objectives, and duration as the residential DPT program; it will also run parallel with the residential program.

“Graduates of Arcadia's nationally ranked health sciences programs are at the forefront of their respective fields and employed at and affiliated with leading healthcare organizations,” said Rebecca Craik, Ph.D., PT, FAPTA, dean of the College of Health Sciences at Arcadia University. “We are excited to expand the reach of our College of Health Sciences opportunities to students and health care professionals around the world in this new h

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Get Covid Compliant with COVID SAFE

VideoForU, a professional full-service video production company, announced the launch of: COVID SAFE, a four minute training video that carefully explains the safety measures office personnel can take to prevent the spread of Covid-19. All the current U.S. C.D.C. standards and subsequent changes to public health policies are described in this affordable and easy to download video.

As businesses reopen in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, office managers and company owners have a greater responsibility in keeping team members safe and fully aware of the dangers of Covid-19. One of the benefits of COVID SAFE is the video reduces the amount of time and costs spent on training staff about the current health crisis. In addition, the most current preventative steps to help reduce the spread of the disease are thoroughly covered.

“COVID SAFE is a low cost high quality video product that

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