Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality Reduces Pain in Children During Routine Blood Draw

Virtual Reality Reduces Pain in Children During Routine Blood Draw

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Virtual reality was shown to reduce pain and anxiety compared with standard of care during routine blood draws in children and adolescents.

Virtual Reality Effective on Spinal Cord Injury-Related Chronic Neuropathic Pain

Virtual Reality Effective on Spinal Cord Injury-Related Chronic Neuropathic Pain

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The use of virtual reality (VR) and multisensory stimulation in patients with spinal cord injury promotes mild relief from chronic neuropathic pain and represents a potentially helpful addition to SCI neurorehabilitation management.

Virtual Reality for Pain Relief: Understanding the Underlying Mechanisms

Virtual Reality for Pain Relief: Understanding the Underlying Mechanisms

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Virtual reality technology may relieve pain through neurophysiologic changes related to conditioning and exposure, in addition to mechanisms involving distraction.

Virtual Reality for Pain Management: A Weapon Against the Opioid Epidemic?

Virtual Reality for Pain Management: A Weapon Against the Opioid Epidemic?

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Virtual reality is on the verge of revolutionizing pain management, including on the chronic pain front, and may offer a new way to combat the opioid crisis.

Virtual Reality Technology for Hospital Pain Management

Virtual Reality Technology for Hospital Pain Management

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The use of virtual reality technology was superior to standard controlled distraction therapy for the management of pain in hospitalized patients.

Five New Technologies for Pain Management

Five New Technologies for Pain Management

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We explore 5 technologies recently developed to manage pain.

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