New Study Shows Value of Virtual Reality for Pain Management

Latest Study of Hospitalized Patients Using On-Demand Virtual Reality Reveals a Drop in Pain Scores

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The current study underscores that VR can be an effective tool to add to traditional pain-management protocols.

“Virtual reality is a mind-body treatment that is based in real science,” Spiegel said. “It does more than just distract the mind from pain, but also helps to block pain signals from reaching the brain, offering a drug-free supplement to traditional pain management.”

Several patients have found VR so helpful in managing pain that they are now using it regularly at home. One patient, Joseph Norris, said he has suffered from chronic pain for 30 years after undergoing radiation treatment to his hip and pelvic area. The former U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel took pain medication for 20 years until he began searching for alternative methods.


Cedars Sinai
https://www.cedars-sinai.org/newsroom/new-study-shows-value-of-virtual-reality-for-pain-management/

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New Study Shows Value of Virtual Reality for Pain Management

Dernière mise à jour il y a 4 mois

The current study underscores that VR can be an effective tool to add to traditional pain-management protocols.

“Virtual reality is a mind-body treatment that is based in real science,” Spiegel said. “It does more than just distract the mind from pain, but also helps to block pain signals from reaching the brain, offering a drug-free supplement to traditional pain management.”

Several patients have found VR so helpful in managing pain that they are now using it regularly at home. One patient, Joseph Norris, said he has suffered from chronic pain for 30 years after undergoing radiation treatment to his hip and pelvic area. The former U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel took pain medication for 20 years until he began searching for alternative methods.


Cedars Sinai
https://www.cedars-sinai.org/newsroom/new-study-shows-value-of-virtual-reality-for-pain-management/