Two Virtual Reality Pilot Studies for the Treatment of Pediatric CRPS.

  title={Two Virtual Reality Pilot Studies for the Treatment of Pediatric CRPS.},
  author={A. S. Won and C. Tataru and Cristina M Cojocaru and E. Krane and Jeremy N. Bailenson and Sarah Niswonger and B. Golianu},
  journal={Pain medicine},
  volume={16 8},
  • A. S. Won, C. Tataru, +4 authors B. Golianu
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Pain medicine
  • Dear Editor, The following letter describes two pilot studies testing the feasibility of immersive virtual reality therapy on pediatric patients with unilateral lower limb complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). In these studies, patients completed target-hitting tasks in virtual reality using novel avatar bodies. Patients completed all sessions without adverse effects and both patients and parents were enthusiastic about the treatment. We discuss how function was tracked within and across… CONTINUE READING
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