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Video Games May Play an Important Role in Pain Treatment

Studies show that video games can heighten the threshold for pain, and add treatment possibilities. For many chronic pain sufferers, trauma victims and burn patients, there may now be an excuse to splurge for that...
Virtual Reality for Pain Management

Virtual Reality for Pain Management

An ongoing study suggests that virtual reality for pain management may be effective treatment for pain sufferers, potentially combatting the opioid epidemic at the same time. Pioneered by Diane Gromala, PhD, a chronic pain...
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Treating Phantom Limb Pain With Virtual Reality

80% of amputees experience phantom pain, a condition that gives patients sensations of pain in their missing limbs. Researchers have never been able to find a definite answer as to why this phenomena takes...