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Enabling Remote Care for Chronic Pain


August 16, 2021

As a featured speaker at the MedVR Symposium and Hackathon for VR/AR in Healthcare held online in the summer of 2021, AppliedVR’s president and cofounder Josh Sackman delivered a presentation exploring the virtual reality therapeutics (VRx) pathway. In this video…


How This Gaming Tech Can Heal Your Brain


August 12, 2021

In this Bloomberg Quicktake segment, experts discuss how over 30 years of virtual reality development have transformed technology typically associated with video games into a powerful therapeutic tool for people dealing with issues such as PTSD and chronic pain. Featured…


The 10 Most Innovative Companies in Augmented and Virtual Reality


March 09, 2021

[Icon: Assignment Studios] Snap, Supernatural, Valve, Qualcomm, Nreal, and five more companies creating the future of computing today. Consumer virtual reality (VR) headsets took a stride toward the mainstream with the release of Oculus Quest 2 this year, while augmented…


AppliedVR Releases Pivotal Data on Virtual Reality-Based Pain Therapy


February 25, 2021

In 2020, AppliedVR Inc. reported results from a three-week proof-of-concept study showing reduction of lower back pain with the use of its EaseVRx virtual reality (VR) therapy. Now the company has pivotal data affirming the benefit to patients with chronic…


LA Companies Play Leading Role in Rising AR, VR Industry


November 24, 2020

AppliedVR’s digital wellness platform eases pain and anxiety. It may seem redundant to say that a company focused on creating virtual reality experiences is ahead of the curve, but that’s precisely the case for West Adams-based Survios Inc. In February…


AppliedVR Receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation to Treat Pain with Digital Therapeutic


October 21, 2020

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2020 -- AppliedVR, a pioneer advancing the next generation of digital medicine, today announced its EaseVRx product received Breakthrough Device designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating treatment-resistant fibromyalgia and chronic intractable…


Virtual Reality May Ease Chronic Pain


September 10, 2020

Virtual reality (VR) for chronic pain has produced promising results but faces important challenges, a literature review suggested. "Despite scientific evidence, access to VR devices is limited due to cost and reluctance in embracing technology or innovation," said Rajat Lamington,…


Geisinger Teams Up with AppliedVR to Better Manage Chronic Pain in the Home


August 24, 2020

Geisinger Health System — known as one of the most innovative and home-focused health systems in the country — is testing out a new way of easing chronic pain. As a means to engage with patients and better manage their…


First in Human: Assessing Pain With Wearables; ‘Opioid-Sparing’ VR Technology


August 13, 2020

This is a recurring column on clinical research in the early stages of development, which is referred to as phase 1. These are treatments being used for the first time in a small number of human patients to determine safety,…


Finding Pain Relief in a Virtual World


August 12, 2020

  I am sitting on a deserted beach in Tasmania, listening to the gently lapping waves. All my worries fade in just 3 minutes. While on my couch, I am touring the famous sites of London. Have I been on…