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Enlisting Virtual Reality to Ease Real Pain

July 12, 2017

Virtual reality technology engages a person in a 360-degree visual experience. It has been used in medical research for more than two decades, to treat trauma, anxiety and even burn pain. The fact that it can now be accessed with headsets and mobile phones is fueling hospitals’ interest.

The Wall Street Journal explores ways in which VR can help ease pain, and speaks with Dr. Skip Rizzo for more insight. Read the full article here.