The Pain Rehabilitation VR Connect Team, in partnership with CUREosity, offers an 8 week Virtual Reality Therapy (VRT) programme for people with chronic pain.
This programme allows people to interact with multiple engaging and immersive environments that can be modified and tailored to suit individual needs. The aim of the programme is to use these exciting and interactive surroundings to improve the ability to move alongside chronic pain.
The six modules offer the ability to develop skills in the following (click on the images for an overview):
Active – attention training
The active module is suitable for severely affected patients. Already in early rehabilitation it stimulates and activates attention and supports the reduction of neglect. The therapy can be completed by means gaze guidance.
Moto – motor training
The moto module includes bi and uni lateral motor training of the upper extremities and promotes active and goal-oriented mobility in motivating therapy games.
Cogni – cognitive training
The cogni module offers cognitive and sensory training. It promotes colour and shape recognition word finding spatial perception coordination and memory.
Daily – everyday skills training
In the daily module, everyday situations are practiced in a virtual environment, e.g. a therapy kitchen, using tools and utensils.
Relax – stress reduction and pain relief
The relax module promotes neuroregulation, stress reduction pain relief and is suitable for all patients. It supports compliance and readiness for therapy thanks to explorative environments, interactive mini games, breathing exercises and colour therapy.
Finger – fine motor skills training
In the finger module mobility and coordination of the hands and individual fingers are trained. Practicing skills such as holding and grasping.
The pathway below shows a typical patient journey:
Initial telephone consultation with pain therapist
Follow up appointment with pain therapist
Eight one-to-one VR sessions
VR Connect Team, in partnership with CUREosity
For more information visit the CUREOsity website.