Pain and virtual reality

 
Focus Pain and virtual reality

Pain and virtual reality

 
Focus Pain and virtual reality

While not yet mainstream, virtual reality for pain relief is gaining support as a promising therapy and may become a prescribed activity in the future for people with chronic pain.

In this episode, Erin MacIntyre physiotherapist and PhD candidate at the University of South Australia, and Tim Austin, a Specialist Pain Physiotherapist working in primary and secondary healthcare in Sydney, are discussing the clinical effectiveness of a novel physiotherapy VR intervention that has direct relevance for Physiotherapy Practice.

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Erin MacIntyre APAM is a physiotherapist and PhD candidate at the University of South Australia.

Tim Austin APAM, MACP, FACP is a Specialist Pain Physiotherapist (as awarded by the College of Physiotherapists in 2021) working in primary and secondary healthcare in Sydney.

 

This podcast is a Physiotherapy Research Foundation (PRF) initiative supported by Pain Away athELITE - Platinum and Content Sponsor of the PRF.