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Virtual Reality (VR) is showing its magic in the health sector. By using Virtual Reality patients are able to engage in exercise which teaches chronic pain sufferers to better cope with their pain, potentially reducing the need for medication.
Reducept’s VR Game follows a unique method generated by the company, which teaches the user’s brain to create its own pain medication through digital psychological pain management. This method will be combined into the partnered pain management app to give patients access to immersive journeys and education through playful and interesting storytelling. Other than that, the app also provides targets behavioral experiences and applies evidence-based techniques from acceptance and commitment therapy.
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Recently with the help of CDC it has been estimated that more than 20% of US adults suffer from excruciating pain and 7.4% of them suffer from high impact chronic pain. VR based application will enable many people to enjoy a better quality of life with a profound potential to reduce the need of medication.
Reducept technology is specially designed to train the brain to cope pain by a combination of scientific knowledge on pain education, psychology and digital therapy, while teaching users what pain is, how it impacts bodies and giving them practical tools to apply in everyday life. Presently, the company has helped more 2,500 patients learn more about their pain.
Speaking about the partnership, Margryt Fennema, CEO of Reducept, expressed the company’s delight at having Reducept’s treatment integrated into XRHealth’s platform. She emphasized that the two companies share a common vision of providing pain sufferers with a pleasant, satisfying and long-lasting treatment through a combination of several patient-centred techniques, which have been clinically proven to reduce the negative impact of pain on quality of life.