Mirror Box Therapy, which uses one of the most basic pieces of equipment imaginable, is often effective in the treatment of chronic pain. The idea of ‘upgrading’ that technology to take advantage of cutting edge virtual reality has, in recent years, been the subject of a number of research projects worldwide.
Libby Parfitt, a former client of BLB Solicitors, suffers with CRPS. Her husband, Ben Parfitt, is a video games journalist and editor. It struck Ben that virtual reality may help Libby to enjoy activities and experiences otherwise denied to her as a result of her condition. With that in mind, he borrowed a Vive virtual reality system for a week. The results were quite remarkable. This is a link to Ben’s article.
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