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Virtual Reality in Health

The future of healthcare heavily involves more adaptation of virtual reality tech. Health professionals can be better trained and equipped to perform procedures on a patient. Using VR, the human body can be detailed from the inside in ways which were previously impossible and training scenarios for surgeries and other procedures can be provided.

Apart from training, a VR scanner can be employed to get a better understanding of a patient’s anatomy, which will aid in a quicker and more accurate diagnosis. VR tech even comes useful in patient rehabilitation, as the sensors identify which emotions and body parts are triggered upon certain actions. Alongside the help of a psychologist, this information can be used to help trauma patients or those recovering from an injury.

Situations that are hard to create otherwise such as flying or swimming can also be reproduced to help patients suffering from PTSD.

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