AI-PAMI hosted a live presentation of Virtual Reality as a Pain Management Tool on March 3, 2021. The webinar was presented by Douglas Suffield, MAcOM, Pain Education Specialist at UF Health Jacksonville. Doug starts by explaining pain neuroscience and how distraction techniques like virtual reality can reduce pain. He provides an overview of how virtual reality works, explains the basics of headsets and how to get started as well as safety measures to take.
Presentation Slide Deck:
Table of Contents:
- What is Virtual Reality?
- What is a Virtual Reality Headset?
- An Introduction to Pain Neuroscience
- What the Research Says About Virtual Reality and Pain
- Virtual Reality Safety