«We all feel physical pain in different ways, but people with nerve injuries often have a dysfunctional pain suppression system, making them particularly prone to discomfort.

Now researchers have uncovered that virtual reality (VR) can reduce types of pain typically seen in patients with nerve injuries—and that VR can boost the dysfunctional pain suppression system, giving people with chronic pain a possible game-changing hope.»

Article written by Amy King, University of Plymouth



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