Virtual Reality as Pain Therapy - Is it Real?

Author: Ted W. Jones

Virtual reality (VR) has been in the treatment armamentarium for some decades, but the technology has been cost-prohibitive for many practitioners. Dr. Jones outlines some recent advances that are changing the cost/benefit landscape, and discusses recent clinical evidence for VR in pain management. Reimbursement remains an issue, but VR is an increasingly attractive non-opioid alternative.


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