Treating Pain with Virtual Reality: Interview with AppliedVR CEO Matthew Stoudt

AppliedVR is an exciting company that is using virtual reality to treat pain and anxiety in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The VR applications are designed by a multidisciplinary team for maximum therapeutic effect. Applied VR runs on the Gear VR and has two applications currently, Pain RelieVR and Anxiety RelieVR. Both have been shown in early studies to not only be effective, but in some cases superior to VR alternatives with similar gameplay/setting but lacking the targeted multidisciplinary design. AppliedVR was kind enough to send us over demos of both of their applications. Pain RelieVR is an interactive game where you…
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