How Virtual Reality is Making a Positive Impact on Physical & Mental Health

The way we speak about “being healthy” today sounds slightly different than how it was perceived in the past. Oftentimes, “healthiness” was exclusively associated with fitness, strength, and aesthetics only. What you ate and how much you exercised supposedly determined the entirety of your wellness. However, we know very well that this view of health […]

Using Immersive Virtual Reality to Overcome Anxiety

          Part of being human is dealing with the many, and oftentimes, overwhelming emotions that cloud our minds on a daily basis. However, sometimes it gets to be too much, like bad debt that accumulates over time. Blushing, sweating, trembling, heart pounding – when stress levels of everyday life continue to climb higher and performing […]

The Latest Non-Drug Advancements in ADHD Treatment

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders, usually first diagnosed in childhood and often lasting through adulthood.1 ADHD affects 11 percent of school-age children and approximately 10 million adults in the U.S.2 Individuals with ADHD may be overly active or have trouble paying attention, staying focused, and controlling impulsive behaviors. ADHD […]

VR telehealth just got smarter

The first-of-its-kind, closed-loop system for integration between a smartwatch and a VR headset was recently granted a patent. The approved solution utilizes approaches that incorporate biofeedback into extended reality therapy. The novel technology enables VR therapy to detect pain and address patients’ physical needs in real-time. The VR therapy applications will integrate with smart devices, […]

Techniques for Chronic Neck Pain

Neck pain is one of the top 5 cases of chronic pain, with more than one third of people who have experienced acute neck pain still having symptoms one year later.3 Moreover, the trend is for neck pain to become an even more prevalent issue as technological advances are leading to greater strain on our […]

Medical Virtual Reality featured on the Rachael Ray Show.

At first glance, virtual reality (VR) technology might seem worlds away from widespread use in traditional healthcare. Keep in mind, this is exactly how laser technology was viewed early on, and now it’s commonly used in routine surgery. The reality is that for the past several years, medical professionals and healthcare experts have been researching […]