Can Virtual Reality become a solution to adherence and pain management?

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The Pain Path and Traditional Solutions

Motivation

Types of Pain

Pain Transmission

Nociceptive and pain pathways (source)

Narcotic and non-narcotic analgesics

The role of opioids in pain transmission

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Alternative Therapies for Pain Management

VR Analgesia/Alternative Treatments for Pain

The role of VR in Pain Management — Supporting clauses

Use of VR in Acute Pain Management — Positive Findings

Use of VR in Acute Pain Management — Negative Findings

Use of VR in Acute Pain Management — Neutral Findings

Use of VR in Chronic Pain Management — Positive Findings

Possible Issues

VR Applications in healthcare areas

Available Applications/Case Studies

So how could VR be used in patients with chronic or acute pain?

Conclusion

Resources

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