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How Virtual Reality is Being Used to Heal Back Pain, At Home.


April 22, 2021

Low back pain: those three little words represent one of the biggest reasons for a visit to a doctor’s office or missed days of work. Impacting people across different socioeconomic groups and age ranges, low back pain can be caused…


AppliedVR Completes Pivotal Trial Finding Virtual Reality is a Holistic Treatment for Chronic Pain


February 24, 2021

Virtual, placebo-controlled study indicates AppliedVR’s EaseVRx platform creates high engagement; produces “clinically meaningful” impact on five key pain indicators LOS ANGELES, February 24, 2021 -- AppliedVR, a pioneer advancing the next generation of digital medicine, today announced results from its…


Case study: Virtual reality to reduce discomfort in admitted hospital patients


September 02, 2017

Ms. Vasquez came into the hospital in an incredible amount of debilitating pain. Her doctor, a leading gastroenterologist and Director of Cedars-Sinai Health Services Research — Dr. Brennan Spiegel — tried to find the cause of her abdominal pain. As…


CHLA offers a game changer for patients


August 22, 2017

An anxious adolescent showed up to have his blood drawn and was asked if he’d like to try virtual reality goggles. The boy agreed. A few minutes later he asked, “When are you going to take it?” According to Jeffrey…


Case study: How Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Puts Emergency Room Patients at Ease


August 08, 2017

Like in most hospitals, physicians at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, a nationally recognized community hospital in Alexandria, Virginia, are always looking for non-pharmacological ways to reduce the anxiety and pain their patients are facing. When strategy and growth officer, Thomas…


Iowa ENT and AppliedVR Featured on Local News


July 26, 2017

Read article WEST DES MOINES, Iowa –Going to the doctor for a procedure can be nerve-wracking, especially for young kiddos. One metro outpatient clinic is testing out technology to make it more entertaining. Doctors say the distraction really helps them.…