Virtual Reality Needs the 10X Effect

Startup life is chaotic. Period. Most of the time you are trying to solve yesterday’s problems, but once in a while, you need to take a couple of hours off in order to clear your mind. Boz latest blog post reminded me that the best way to do that is to write. So here it goes: In […]

How Virtual Reality Is Changing Surgery Preparation

Seeing is Believing: Medical Imaging Takes a Sharp Dive into the Future thanks to Virtual Reality (VR) Having been utterly amazed by the achievements brought about by Virtual Reality (VR), Dr. Glenn Pait, Director and Professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Services at University of Arkansas Little Rock said its an experience he […]

How Virtual Reality Helps Restore Mobility in Stroke Victims

Research Shows That Patients Who’ve Suffered Strokes May Recover More Easily Using Virtual Reality (VR) Technology After suffering a stroke, patients often struggle with limited mobility. Physicians are constantly seeking ways to enhance the recovery experience. Recently, some have turned to a potentially surprising tool: virtual reality (VR). Early research indicates that VR technology may […]

How Virtual Reality Is Helping Paraplegics Regain Control of Their Bodies

Virtual Reality (VR) Technology May Offer Hope to Those Who Thought They’d Never Walk Again Spinal cord injuries can have a devastating effect on a person’s life. However, the list of potential treatment methods continues to grow. VR may offer a closer path to a full recovery, which would have seemed impossible to many not […]

5 Ways Virtual Reality Is Disrupting the Healthcare Industry

Virtual Reality (VR) is Revolutionizing the Healthcare Industry in many Unexpected Ways Unexpected, because whenever VR is mentioned, entertainment and games are what comes to mind for most people. However, VR has positively changed the lives of many people suffering from several medical conditions, while also significantly improving the effectiveness of clinicians and physicians’ work […]

Virtual Reality Is Poised to Change the Mental Illness Landscape

Is VR the Answer to One of Healthcare’s Most Pressing Issues?   It is well-known that 1 out of 5 people in the US is suffering from some kind of mental illness or disorder. Each year. Thankfully, emerging technologies like Virtual Reality (VR) are aiming to solve this problem. The scope of VR in treating […]

Why Your Next Workout May Take Place in Virtual Reality

Companies Are Making Fitness Fun Using Virtual Reality (VR) Technology   Virtual Reality is already poised to play a major role in the treatment of illnesses. Surgeons are using it as a revolutionary training tool. Veterans suffering from PTSD benefit from VR-based exposure therapy. VR is even helping people who’ve had strokes improve their mobility. […]

Will Virtual Reality Replace Painkillers?

Straight Answer: Yes. Virtual Reality is Bound for Takeoff After successfully live streaming a colon cancer surgery performed with VR technology at the Royal London hospital in 2016, lead surgeon Dr. Shafi Ahmed concluded: “I believe that VR can revolutionize surgical education and training, particularly for developing countries.” Indeed, VR is among the most promising developments […]

How Virtual Reality Is Changing the Life of Patients with Psychosis

Researchers Have Found That Virtual Reality-Based Exposure Therapy Offers Surprising Benefits for People Suffering from Psychosis   Patients suffering from psychotic disorders often struggle with feelings of paranoia or anxiety, especially in crowded environments, where they’re surrounded by other people. This makes it difficult to develop the skills needed for healthy social interactions. Doctors typically […]