For providers

Virtual Reality Occupational Therapy

Tailored to enhance patient engagement and outcomes, our cutting-edge VR occupational therapy platform is transforming the landscape of occupational therapy

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Key advantages of VR Occupational Therapy

More patient engagement

Our clinically validated game-like VR applications provide a unique and enjoyable experience that keeps patients actively involved in their rehabilitation. 

Improved patient adherence

Because patients have fun during VR Occupational Therapy, they are more likely to adhere to their treatment plans. The immersive and enjoyable nature of VR encourages consistent participation, leading to better outcomes for patients.

Clinically validated

Our FDA Registered VR therapy solutions are backed by rigorous clinical validation. We work closely with healthcare professionals and researchers to ensure that our VR applications meet the highest standards of effectiveness and safety in occupational therapy practice. 

Measurable progress

Track and measure patient progress more effectively with data analytics integrated into our VR platform. Our technology provides occupational therapists with valuable insights, such as processing speed, attention and decision-making processes, memory span, and more, allowing for valuable insights, data-driven decisions and the ability to adapt treatment plans based on individual progress. 

Treating common conditions with Virtual Reality in Occupational Therapy

Our innovative virtual reality occupational therapy software is designed to address a wide range of therapeutic needs. 

Elderly man sitting in a wheelchair, accompanied by health personnelRehabilitation

Whether your patients are recovering from stroke, traumatic brain injury, or post-operative procedures, VR offers patients a dynamic and engaging platform to regain lost functions and rebuild their lives during the rehabilitation process 

Pediatric care

For children struggling with ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disabilities VR Occupational Therapists help support participation and success in the school or home environment.

Girl sitting in a therapy office, talking to the therapistMental Health and wellness

Support patients struggling with anxiety or stress by incorporating evidence-based virtual reality with traditional techniques such as cognitive-behavioral therapy.  

Senior woman sitting on sofa thoughtful Cognitive/Memory decline

VR assists individuals experiencing cognitive and memory decline by providing engaging exercises to promote cognitive function and enhance memory retention. 

A comprehensive platform for your Occupational Therapy practice

Virtual reality device

A comprehensive VR kit that comes with a VR headset and seamlessly synchronizes with the XRHealth platform. 

Virtual reality platform

The occupational therapy VR platform is comprehensive and user-friendly, offering more than 140 virtual environments and a multitude of functionalities that streamline the utilization of virtual reality in clinical practice.  

With its External Control feature, therapists can actively monitor and adjust patients’ live VR sessions.  

Additionally, the Data Portal enables therapists to track patient progress, create and adapt treatment plans, and serves as a comprehensive solution for telehealth and remote patient monitoring. 

Training and support

The XRHealth Academy program prepares therapists to use the platform correctly and supports them in their continuous education to excel in VR therapy. 

Take advantage of exclusive access to the Academy Training Program and resources to learn how to best work with your patients using VR.  

  • Initiation course  
  • Tutorials  
  • Manuals  
  • Case studies  
  • Online courses  
  • Marketing guide and resources 

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Discover the full range of Treatment Areas

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Neuro VR

Discover evidence-based tools for treating neurological conditions, whether in person or remotely.  

Cognitive VR

Support patients experiencing cognitive decline with Cognitive VR. Our immersive exercises and activities are carefully crafted to stimulate cognitive abilities such as memory, attention, and problem-solving, empowering patients to regain mental acuity and independence. 

VR for Mental Health

Virtual reality offers a transformative way to address conditions such as stress, depression, insomnia, trauma, and more. Immersive therapeutic virtual environments facilitate healing in a controlled and supportive setting. 

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Virtual Reality exposure therapy

Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy (VRET) is a powerful tool for tackling phobias and anxiety disorders. Confront your fears gradually within immersive virtual scenarios, gaining confidence and control over anxiety triggers. 

VR apps for Occupational Therapy

XRHealth catalogue of Medical VR applications includes over 140 VR environments, across 16 therapeutic areas, including chronic pain, musculoskeletal, motor-mapping, fine-motor, phobias, anxiety, trauma, mindfulness, and relaxation.

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Koji’s QuestWatch demo
ColorMatchWatch demo
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Emotional regulationWatch demo
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What our patients say about XRHealth

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I’m still seeing things that can apply to my disabilities and so much other

Pamela P.

Shoulder Pain & Stress

I was pleasantly surprised by how much of a difference it made… I have much better range of motion…”

Zac J.

Autism Spectrum Disorder

I’m more focused at school and at home… and I’m getting more fit”

Barbara A.

Treatment of cancer-related symptoms

I’m actually golfing and I never though I would be able to swing a golf club again..

Stephanie Q.

Pain Management

I didn’t have to get in the car, wait in a waiting room, then do my Physical Therapy…”

Joseph O.

Parkinson’s Disease

XRHealth has really good Physical Therapists that work with you to create a personal plan…”

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How is Virtual Reality used in Occupational Therapy?

Virtual Reality (VR) is used in occupational therapy to provide patients with engaging therapeutic experiences and provide occupational therapists with a data-driven tool for delivering high quality care.  

VR in occupational therapy enables therapists to create customized virtual environments and activities tailored to patients’ specific needs.  

VR is utilized in various ways, such as:  

  • Motor Skills Rehabilitation: VR helps patients regain gross motor skills through interactive exercises in virtual environments.  
  • Cognitive Rehabilitation: Patients can engage in cognitive challenges to improve memory, attention, and problem-solving.  
  • Pain Management: VR distracts patients from pain and discomfort by immersing them in soothing virtual worlds.  
  • Mental Health Support: VR therapy can address conditions like anxiety and depression by exposing patients to controlled virtual scenarios.  

How effective is Occupational Therapy using VR?

Occupational therapy using VR has shown remarkable effectiveness in improving patient outcomes (Kiper et al., 2018).  

Benefits of VR in OT include:  

  • Enhanced Patient Engagement: VR makes therapy enjoyable, encouraging patients to actively participate in their rehabilitation.  
  • Personalized Treatment: VR allows therapists to customize treatment plans, addressing individual needs.  
  • Improved Patient Adherence: When patients enjoy therapy, they are more likely to stick to their treatment plan. XRHealth’s VR clinics have demonstrated a 91% adherence. 
  • Measurable Progress: VR platforms offer data analytics, aiding therapists in tracking and adjusting treatment based on patient progress. Overall, VR enhances therapy effectiveness, leading to improved quality of life for patients. 

What is teletherapy in Occupational Therapy?

Teletherapy in occupational therapy refers to providing therapy services remotely using telecommunication technology.  

It allows therapists to connect with patients who may be geographically distant or face mobility challenges.  

Teletherapy typically involves video conferencing, where therapists guide and monitor patients through therapeutic exercises, activities, and discussions. It provides a convenient and accessible way to receive occupational therapy, ensuring that patients can access necessary care from the comfort of their homes. 

Virtual reality can be combined with teletherapy to provide patients with an accessible, safe, and data-driven approach to therapy.  

What does a VR Occupational therapist do?

A Virtual Occupational Therapist uses technology, like VR, to deliver occupational therapy services.  

They provide patients with the types of services a traditional occupational therapist would, such as: assessment, education, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, and progress monitoring.  

However, Virtual Occupational Therapists may offer their services partially or fully remotely. Virtual reality can offer remote therapists a powerful tool to engage patients and conduct therapy effectively, even when physically distant.