The future of pain relief may come from somewhere you least expect it – in the form of a virtual reality video game.
Researchers say all you have to do is distract your brain.
As CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reported, anyone who has tried virtual reality knows it can transport our minds to incredible digital worlds. Maybe you noticed that when you were in those fantasy worlds, you were not thinking about your knee pain or backbone.
It is that same effect that is becoming pain therapy.