VR Versus Vicodin: How Tech Is Helping Doctors Treat Pain

 

“Currently everyone’s talking about the opioid crisis. It is a big issue and it’s not going away. So I believe it just behooves us to look into other ways of dealing with pain,” said Dr. Ralph Anderson, OB-GYN, Crystal Run Healthcare.

As virtual reality continues to gain momentum across the board, its benefits are being tapped by healthcare professionals to allay fears, reduce anxiety and relieve pain. “I believe it’s going to become a real player in this area,” he said Dr. Ralph Anderson, OB-GYN, Crystal Run Healthcare.

Reported by Forbes Magazine.