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Virtual Treatment

Virtual reality is being used to treat different ailments and issues

Whether it is to enact escapist fantasies or to treat drug addiction, virtual reality is proving to be an effective tool in relieving people of some of the issues that arise from various mental or physical illnesses. This new form of immersive treatment is diverse in nature, and can be carefully designed to suit the specific needs of the people being treated. This emerging shift speaks to the potential for virtual reality in industries outside of just "entertainment."
Workshop Question - How can your brand shift consumer expectations by expanding its purpose to industries outside of what it's most familiar with?
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Stress-Reducing VR Experiences
Stress-Reducing VR Experiences
Relax VR Offers Soothing Immersive Experiences
Relax VR is a company that offers immersive virtual experiences that were designed to ease distress and offer physical and mental relaxation for users. The VR company’s app offers three... MORE
VR Escapism Programs
VR Escapism Programs
This Chemotherapy Patient Program Uses Virtual Reality as a Form of Escape
This chemotherapy patient program uses virtual reality headsets to help people with cancer escape their daily reality and leave the hospital in a sense, even when they are too ill to actually do so.... MORE
Senior VR Travel Campaigns
Senior VR Travel Campaigns
This Virtual Reality Travel Project Fulfilled Seniors' Travel Goals
In an endeavor to help seniors see more of the world, this virtual reality travel project enabled older people to view different destinations. Technology and Life is a collaborative effort between... MORE
Virtual Reality Drug Treatments
Virtual Reality Drug Treatments
The University of Houston is Using VR to Help Drug Users
Understanding drug use more intensively and individually is key in many drug treatments, which a new study out of the University of Houston helps enhance. Rather than just partake in therapy... MORE
play_circle_filled VR Physical Therapies
VR Physical Therapies
'VRPhysio' Makes Rehabilitation Accessible Through Virtual Therapy
‘VRPhysio’ is the name of a new virtual therapy tool that is making it possible for patients to take the process of recovery and rehabilitation into their own hands through virtual... MORE
play_circle_filled VR Anti-Smoking Programs
VR Anti-Smoking Programs
These Guided Meditations in VR Teach Smokers How to Quit
The applications of virtual reality are only beginning to be discovered, but they are already being used in several fields, from training the use of prosthetic limbs to teaching autistic youngsters... MORE

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