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2024 Feb 16

JMIR Form Res



Effects of Embodiment in Virtual Reality for Treatment of Chronic Pain: Pilot Open-Label Study.


Saby A, Alvarez A, Smolins D, Petros J, Nguyen L, Trujillo M, Aygün O


Chronic pain has long been a major health burden that has been addressed through numerous forms of pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatment. One of the tenets of modern medicine is to minimize risk while providing efficacy. Further, because of its noninvasive nature, virtual reality (VR) provides an attractive platform for potentially developing novel therapeutic modalities.