Chronic pain: Virtual Reality helps alter pain perception -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Chronic pain: Virtual Reality helps alter pain perception

Interview with Prof. Heike Rittner, Head of the Center for Interdisciplinary Pain Medicine (ZiS), Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care, Emergency and Pain Medicine, University Hospital Würzburg

22.03.2022

Image: Smiling woman with brunette, chin-long hair, glasses and a blazer - Prof. Heike Rittner; Copyright: Daniel Peter/Uniklinikum Würzburg

Prof. Heike Rittner

Products and exhibitors around physiotherapy

Image: Person wearing a robotic glove is making some exercises; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
Image: Man with a VR headset on his head is exercising with a rubber tape; Copyright: videoreality GmbH

Combining physiotherapeutic exercises with Virtual Reality: The project "ReliefVR" pursues possibilities to change and control the perception of chronic pain.

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