Wellness Wednesday: Virtual Reality As Therapy
Hospitals and physicians are looking for alternative pain management in the midst of the drug-addiction epidemic, one largely predicated on decades of reliance on synthetic opioids.
A new option is virtual reality therapy, an immersive experience that so occupies the brain it can’t process the pain.
Today on Wellness Wednesday, a new era of pain management, and more.
- Hunter Hoffman, Research Scientist, Director of the VR research center, University of Washington
- Doug Bierend, Brooklyn-based journalist
- Dr. David Sabgir, cardiologist at Mount Carmel Health, founder of the non-profit Walk with a Doc