Virtual Reality Has Now Come Online for Chronic Pain (204)

1:45–2:45 pm Friday, April 27

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Review research on the use of virtual reality (VR) for acute and chronic pain in adults and children as well as the use of VR in increasing limb function. Clinicians should expect to leave with knowledge about new clinical tools for use with their pain patients.

The Use of Virtual Reality with Pediatric Patients

Jeffrey I. Gold, PhD

The Use of Virtual Reality for Somatic Symptom Disorders

Kim D. Bullock, MD

The Use of Virtual Reality for Chronic Pain: What It Does and Does Not Do

Ted Jones, PhD

Learning Objectives:

  • Analyze how VR tools can impact and decrease acute and chronic pain.
  • Recognize current VR tools available for providers for their use with acute and chronic pain conditions.
  • Classification: Innovation/Technology