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 […]

How Virtual Reality Is Revolutionizing Surgeon Training Programs

VR Technology Makes it Easier Than Ever for Surgeons to Practice Difficult Procedures   Virtual reality is improving the quality of healthcare throughout the world in many ways. Helping surgeons train more effectively is one of them. Surgeons must practice operations and procedures numerous times to boost their skills. This isn’t easy when there are […]

Virtual Reality in Physical Therapy 101

 Why VR is Bound to Revolutionize Physical Therapy Many of us, at one point or another in our lives, have been involved in accidents that end up causing extensive physical damage, rendering the normal functioning of the body hard or nigh impossible. It could’ve been a car accident, a mishap at the place of work […]

Virtual Reality and Healthcare  —  Where Did It All Start?

VR: More than just video games Virtual Reality (VR) has long been associated with gaming. In fact, I bet that if you read or heard the term, you’d instantly relate it to a form of engaging entertainment. Right? But what if I told you that VR’s possibilities don’t just end with a really fun experience (and […]

How Virtual Reality Is Bridging the Gap Between Healthcare and Gaming

What We Learned from Two of the Biggest Conferences in the World – HIMSS and GDC We are standing at the edge of change in the digital healthcare industry, and it’s all thanks to Virtual Reality. You may be asking yourself, “How does he know?!” Well, in the last couple of weeks, I attended both […]

A Patient’s Perspective: How Virtual Reality is Changing Physical Therapy

A Walk through the Rehabilitation Process using Traditional Physical Therapy Methods vs. Virtual Reality – Assisted Healing You need surgery after injuring your neck. As you plan for your surgery you consider how this will affect your daily routine, the time you’ll need to take off school or work and how you’re going to get […]

How Virtual Reality Is Transporting Patients from Painful Treatments

From Theory to Practice, Studies Explore How VR Could Bring Relief to Burn Care Pain’s meant to tell us when there’s something in need of healing. In that way, it is a necessary part of life. Unfortunately, it can go beyond this function and leave us in a state of suffering. While prescription pain medications […]

Is Virtual Reality the Key to PTSD Recovery in Combat Vets?

Evidence Shows Virtual Reality Tech Helps Vets with PTSD Recovery When Other Methods Fail   Military veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) often experience severe anxiety when exposed to images, sounds, or other stimuli that trigger memories of combat. That’s why exposure therapy is one of the most popular forms of treatment for PTSD […]