FDA authorizes virtual reality pain treatment technology

Virtual reality pain treatment - Technology testing

This new tech is among a number of new digital therapeutics being introduced to the market. The US Food and Drug Administration has given authorization to a new virtual reality pain treatment system to be used as prescription chronic back pain therapy. This new prescription therapy is called EasVRx and is one of several FDA-cleared digital therapeutics. The EaseVRx virtual reality pain treatment system includes a VR headset and a device that boosts the user’s breathing sounds to complement specific breathing exercises. It applies cognitive behavioral therapy principles, which are…

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