Medical Mindfulness: Virtual Reality Mindfulness Therapy for Anxiety and Pain Management in Patients With Acute and Chronic Pain

Adults and children undergoing medical care (inpatient or outpatient) often experience pain and anxiety either as a result of their medical condition or a side effect of medical procedures. The purpose of this study is t...
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Maker of Mask Designed to Treat Chronic Pain Raises $5.8M

Sana masks reduce brain imbalances using audiovisual stimulation that leads to greater relaxation. They look similar to a virtual reality headset and use audio stimulation through headphones and visual stimulation with l...
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First Scientific Study Using Virtual Reality to Treat Chronic Pain at Home Finds AppliedVR Platform Feasible, Scalable and Effective

AppliedVR, announced results from the first randomized controlled trial (RCT), evaluating virtual-reality-based (VR) therapy for self-management of chronic pain at home. The study, which was published in JMIR-FR, found t...
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Free Live Webinar on Tele-PainCare May 27, 6 pm CT

This one-hour webinar is sponsored by Harvard Medtech and introduces a proven, innovative Tele-PainCareā„¢ program that allows physician practices to generate immediate revenue by managing their patients' pain in the safet...
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Virtual Reality and Pain

Determine the impact of VR-Biofeedback, VR-distraction, and 360 video on pain and medication utilization in patients undergoing surgery; determine the role of anxiety and pain catastrophizing on changes in pain following...
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Ice Immersion Using Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of different technologies, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality with modifications as passive content, active content, cognitive load modulation, and positive e...
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Virtual Reality for Management of Pain in Hospitalized Patients: A Randomized Comparative Effectiveness Trial

Objectives: Therapeutic virtual reality (VR) has emerged as an effective, drug-free tool for pain management, but there is a lack of randomized, controlled data evaluating its effectiveness in hospitalized patients. We s...
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Hospitals Testing Virtual Reality to Improve Pain Management

Hospitals are experimenting with virtual reality to see if it can reduce pain, enhance the effect of medication, and lower the chances a patient is admitted.  Full story.  
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