News coverage includes testimony on use of VR for pain relief.
In this video, produced by 9News Austrailia, we hear Professor Philip Siddall from the HammondCare Greenwich Hospital discuss a study incorporating VR into pain relief treatment for spinal cord injury patients. The Oculus VR, with appropriate content, can immerse patients in different simulations, subduing the brain’s pain signals without medication. Patients in the study reported a significant reduction in pain.
Running Time: 2’13”
Producer: NIneNewsAustralia (Tv Station)