Task for Kids with CRPS
A Virtual Balloon-Popping Task for Kids with CRPS. Virtual reality has been used to treat pain for years. At the beginning, it took advantage of the immersive, interactive qualities of virtual reality to distract patients who were undergoing painful procedures. Later, virtual reality was used to address more chronic conditions, such as phantom limb pain, by changing the way patient’s bodies (their “avatars” in virtual reality) appeared to them while watching themselves through a headset. Read more.