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Virtual Reality as a Treatment for Pain?

By Patricia Burke Many groups are promoting the use of Virtual Reality as a treatment strategy for pain patients.  For example, VR is promoted as an alternative to opiates, “because it’s very powerful with no side effects.” According to Uploadvr.com, More than 11 percent of Americans (that is 25 million people) suffer from chronic pain, with more and more […]

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Virtual Reality Therapy Could Help People with Depression Find Drug-Free Relief

When most people think of virtual reality (VR), their minds go to video games and being able to be in the middle of the action that right now they can only view on a TV or computer screen. But for some, VR therapy might soon become a viable and safe treatment for depression. VR Helped […]