Vir­tual re­al­ity is lat­est tool in health care

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Pais­ley MSP Ge­orge Adam has place in health­care. en­cour­aged the use of vir­tual re­al­ity “This is one of the sim­plest ex­am­ples tech­nol­ogy in health care, writes Lo­cal of this, but the vir­tual re­al­ity tech­nol­ogy Democ­racy Re­porter Jack Thom­son. is far from sim­ple.

The medium is be­ing used as a form of “The ben­e­fits of this can only ex­pand. ther­apy for peo­ple with com­plex “In this age when we ex­pe­ri­ence and neu­ro­log­i­cal con­di­tions. are aware of sto­ries about the down side

Char­ity Sue Ry­der has been us­ing the of new tech­nol­ogy, we should recog­nise tech­nol­ogy at one of its care cen­tres to the al­most un­lim­ited po­ten­tial that can help pa­tients liv­ing with Hunt­ing­ton’s and will be dis­cov­ered for the ben­e­fit of all.”dis­ease,mul­ti­plescle­ro­sisan­dac­quired brain in­juries. Pamela Macken­zie, di­rec­tor of

Mr Adam said:“New tech­nol­ogy has a neu­ro­log­i­cal care and Scot­land at Sue Ry­der, added:“Early ev­i­dence from the team at Sue Ry­der Dee View Court shows that use of vir­tual re­al­ity by peo­ple with neu­ro­log­i­cal con­di­tions is help­ing to lower blood pres­sure and pain lev­els as well as boost­ing mood and well­be­ing.

“As we ea­gerly await the Scot­tish Gov­ern­ment’s Na­tional Ac­tion Plan on Neu­ro­log­i­cal Con­di­tions, it seems timely to share with oth­ers the in­no­va­tive tech­nol­ogy we are us­ing with our ser­vice users to im­prove their qual­ity of life.”

Im­pressed Ge­orge Adam MSP tries out the char­ity’s VR videos

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