Virtual Reality: Digital Medicine to Combat Pain

Virtual Reality Digital Medicine to Combat Pain

Europe

29 August 2018, 20:49

VOA News

More than 100 hospitals across the United States are using virtual reality or VR, as a form of therapy for patients to help manage symptoms such as pain and anxiety. An increasing number of countries worldwide are taking an interest in VR and doctors are starting to develop international guidelines on how to apply and validate VR in healthcare. VOA’s Elizabeth Lee reports from Los Angeles, where one hospital is leading the effort in using VR as digital medicine.