Medical use of virtual reality shows promise

Medical providers in the workers compensation sector have successfully reduced their reliance on opioids to help injured workers manage their pain, and some are experimenting with technologies such as virtual reality as an alternative to medication. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first virtual reality device for treating chronic pain in 2020, but many barriers remain to the widespread use of such technologies in the comp sector, experts say.

Source: Medical use of virtual reality shows promise | Business Insurance

1 thought on “Medical use of virtual reality shows promise”

Leave a Reply