AppliedVR uses VR digital treatments in-home for a comprehensive approach to chronic pain, empowering people to self-manage their chronic pain using digital tools.
Their EaseVRx VR treatment cleared the FDA in October 2020 for their use of VR in pain management, specifically focused on treatment-resistant fibromyalgia and chronic low back pain.
They are already used in over 250 hospitals to treat a range of conditions, including labor pains, post-surgery, and patients in burn units. AppliedVR is also working on replacing opioids in pain management.
What their treatment is actually doing is teaching the patient how to self-regulate their body, emotions, and cognitive responses to stress and pain. AppliedVR uses a method based on Cognitive Behavior Therapy, a gold standard in healthcare to treat pain, depression, and addiction.