A very interesting idea … the use of virtual reality technology in place of traditional painkillers to treat chronic suffering. In many cases, researchers are finding that it works in real life scenarios from panic attacks to burn victims. This technological advancement could help revolutionize the currently ongoing battle in the nation’s opioid epidemic.
- Over the past few years he’s conducted clinical trials that show a pair of 3-D goggles can reduce the experience of pain.
- Chronic pain affects about 25 million Americans.
- We know that positive thinking can actually work on a molecular level,
“He imagines a world in the not too distant future where people coming out of surgeries or recovering from an accident walk out of the hospital with a set of VR goggles instead of a painkiller prescription.”
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