Virtual Reality for Reducing Pain Chronic pain is debilitating, and it can cause patients to “fall through the cracks”. Health care institutions struggle to find ways to create “nets” and catch these patients. Pain medications include opioids which are used … Continue reading Pain and attention
The Many Ways Virtual Reality Promises to Improve How We Care for Our Health Virtual reality has become a booming business. The technology has already proven its worth in real estate and banking. In healthcare, VR also shows big promise. … Continue reading Medical applications
A Guide To Available Medical Virtual Reality Tech The Guided Meditation VR app is used to help users take long, meditative breaths by allowing the user’s breath to be the main control for the game. Do you know how virtual … Continue reading Healthcare tools
Automated virtual reality therapy helps people overcome phobia of heights A fear of heights could be overcome with the help of a virtual therapist, new research suggests, with experts saying the findings boost hopes virtual reality could play a key … Continue reading Fear of heights
Virtual reality headset reduces children’s fear of needles The scenario is all too familiar for the majority of parents. The crying, the screaming and the tantrums as they try to coax their children into the doctor’s office for routine immunizations. … Continue reading Are you afraid of shots?
3 Surprising Side Effects of Virtual Reality The documented potential side effects associated with virtual reality (VR) range from eyestrain to nausea. However, researchers have also discovered benefits that span far beyond mere entertainment. 1. Making Soldiers Better Equipped Before … Continue reading Productivity Bytes
Virtual Reality: The Alternative To Marijuana And Opioids For Pain Management Those who have tried on a virtual reality headset can tell you that the experience is lifelike, almost real. If the projection is of you standing atop a tall … Continue reading Painkillers