Published on in Vol 10, No 2 (2022): Apr-Jun

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/34402, first published .
Virtual Reality Applications in Chronic Pain Management: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Virtual Reality Applications in Chronic Pain Management: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Virtual Reality Applications in Chronic Pain Management: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Journals

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  2. Noble T, Boone L, El Helou A. The role of virtual reality as adjunctive therapy to spinal cord stimulation in chronic pain: A feasible concept?. Frontiers in Pain Research 2023;4 View
  3. Jung M, Sim S, Kim J, Kim K. Impact of Personalized Avatars and Motion Synchrony on Embodiment and Users’ Subjective Experience: Empirical Study. JMIR Serious Games 2022;10(4):e40119 View
  4. Xu N, Chen S, Liu Y, Jing Y, Gu P. The Effects of Virtual Reality in Maternal Delivery: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JMIR Serious Games 2022;10(4):e36695 View
  5. Goudman L, Jansen J, De Smedt A, Billot M, Roulaud M, Rigoard P, Moens M. Virtual Reality during Intrathecal Pump Refills in Children: A Case Series. Journal of Clinical Medicine 2022;11(19):5877 View
  6. Stark C, Isaamullah M, Hassan S, Dyara O, Abd-Elsayed A. A Review of Chronic Pain and Device Interventions: Benefits and Future Directions. Pain and Therapy 2023;12(2):341 View
  7. Harvie D, Smith R, Martin D, Hirsh A, Trost Z. Editorial: Novel applications of virtual and mixed reality in pain research and treatment. Frontiers in Virtual Reality 2022;3 View
  8. Le Du K, Septans A, Maloisel F, Vanquaethem H, Schmitt A, Le Goff M, Clavert A, Zinger M, Bourgeois H, Dupuis O, Denis F, Bouchard S. A New Option for Pain Prevention Using a Therapeutic Virtual Reality Solution for Bone Marrow Biopsy (REVEH Trial): Open-Label, Randomized, Multicenter, Phase 3 Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2023;25:e38619 View
  9. Guerra-Armas J, Flores-Cortes M, Pineda-Galan C, Luque-Suarez A, La Touche R. Role of Immersive Virtual Reality in Motor Behaviour Decision-Making in Chronic Pain Patients. Brain Sciences 2023;13(4):617 View
  10. Loetscher T, Barrett A, Billinghurst M, Lange B. Immersive medical virtual reality: still a novelty or already a necessity?. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry 2023;94(7):499 View
  11. Cieślik B, Juszko K, Kiper P, Szczepańska-Gieracha J. Immersive virtual reality as support for the mental health of elderly women: a randomized controlled trial. Virtual Reality 2023;27(3):2227 View
  12. Rohaj A, Bulaj G. Digital Therapeutics (DTx) Expand Multimodal Treatment Options for Chronic Low Back Pain: The Nexus of Precision Medicine, Patient Education, and Public Health. Healthcare 2023;11(10):1469 View
  13. Nieto-Escamez F, Cortés-Pérez I, Obrero-Gaitán E, Fusco A. Virtual Reality Applications in Neurorehabilitation: Current Panorama and Challenges. Brain Sciences 2023;13(5):819 View
  14. Asthana S, Prime S. The role of digital transformation in addressing health inequalities in coastal communities: barriers and enablers. Frontiers in Health Services 2023;3 View
  15. Flor H, Noguchi K, Treede R, Turk D. The role of evolving concepts and new technologies and approaches in advancing pain research, management, and education since the establishment of the International Association for the Study of Pain. Pain 2023;164(11S):S16 View
  16. Ummels D, Cnockaert E, Timmers I, den Hollander M, Smeets R. Use of Virtual Reality in Interdisciplinary Multimodal Pain Treatment With Insights From Health Care Professionals and Patients: Action Research Study. JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies 2023;10:e47541 View
  17. Felnhofer A, Martinek D, Pazour P, Riva G. PAIN-EX: Probing Alternative Interventions for Neutralizing pain EXperiences via Embodiment in Virtual Reality. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking 2023;26(8):662 View
  18. McGirt M, Holland C, Farber S, Zuckerman S, Spertus M, Theodore N, Pfortmiller D, Stanley G. Remote cognitive behavioral therapy utilizing an in-home virtual reality toolkit (Vx Therapy) reduces pain, anxiety, and depression in patients with chronic cervical and lumbar spondylytic pain: A potential alternative to opioids in multimodal pain management. North American Spine Society Journal (NASSJ) 2023;16:100287 View
  19. Moutogiannis P, Thrift J, Pope J, Browning M, McAnirlin O, Fasolino T. A Rapid Review of the Role of Virtual Reality in Care Delivery of Palliative Care and Hospice. Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing 2023;25(6):300 View
  20. Singleton H, Mahato P, Arden‐Close E, Thomas S, Ersser S, Holley D, Yang X, Roberts A. Virtual reality used to distract children and young people with long‐term conditions from pain or pruritus: A scoping review using PAGER. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2024;33(2):469 View
  21. Dreesmann N, Buchanan D, Tang H, Furness III T, Thompson H. Virtual Reality Meditation for Fatigue in Persons With Rheumatoid Arthritis: Mixed Methods Pilot Study. JMIR Formative Research 2023;7:e46209 View
  22. Rodriguez S, Makarewicz N, Wang E, Zuniga-Hernandez M, Titzler J, Jackson C, Suen M, Rosales O, Caruso T. Virtual reality facilitated exercise improves pain perception: A crossover study. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 2023;91:111257 View
  23. Pavlidou A, Gorisse G, Banakou D, Walther S. Using virtual reality to assess gesture performance deficits in schizophrenia patients. Frontiers in Psychiatry 2023;14 View
  24. Donisi V, De Lucia A, Pasini I, Gandolfi M, Schweiger V, Del Piccolo L, Perlini C. e-Health Interventions Targeting Pain-Related Psychological Variables in Fibromyalgia: A Systematic Review. Healthcare 2023;11(13):1845 View
  25. Alonso-Enríquez L, Gómez-Cuaresma L, Billot M, Garcia-Bernal M, Benitez-Lugo M, Casuso-Holgado M, Luque-Moreno C. Effectiveness of Virtual Reality and Feedback to Improve Gait and Balance in Patients with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathies: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Healthcare 2023;11(23):3037 View
  26. Sorokina N, Pertsov S, Selitsky G, Korpan M, Savin L. Physiological aspects of non-pharmacological treatment of musculoskeletal pain syndrome. Russian Journal of Pain 2023;21(4):49 View
  27. Benazzouz I, Bouhnik C, Chapron A, Esvan M, Lavoué V, Brun T. Effects of virtual reality on pain during intrauterine device insertions: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Gynecology Obstetrics and Human Reproduction 2024;53(1):102706 View
  28. Gómez Bergin A, Craven M. Virtual, augmented, mixed, and extended reality interventions in healthcare: a systematic review of health economic evaluations and cost-effectiveness. BMC Digital Health 2023;1(1) View
  29. David R, Dumas A, Ojardias E, Duval S, Ounajim A, Perrochon A, Luque-Moreno C, Moens M, Goudman L, Rigoard P, Billot M. Virtual Reality for Decreasing Procedural Pain during Botulinum Toxin Injection Related to Spasticity Treatment in Adults: A Pilot Study. Medicina 2023;60(1):23 View
  30. Alahmari K, Reddy R. Unveiling the Nexus of Cervical Proprioception, Postural Stability, and Impeding Factors in Cervical Spondylosis: Insights from Reposition Errors, Limits of Stability, and Mediation Analysis. Applied Sciences 2023;14(1):193 View
  31. Horvath B, Kloesel B, Cross S. Persistent Postpartum Pain – A Somatic and Psychologic Perfect Storm. Journal of Pain Research 2024;Volume 17:35 View
  32. Cerda I, Therond A, Moreau S, Studer K, Donjow A, Crowther J, Mazzolenis M, Lang M, Tolba R, Gilligan C, Ashina S, Kaye A, Yong R, Schatman M, Robinson C. Telehealth and Virtual Reality Technologies in Chronic Pain Management: A Narrative Review. Current Pain and Headache Reports 2024;28(3):83 View
  33. Zhang H, Spiegel B. Introducing the Journal of Medical Extended Reality. Journal of Medical Extended Reality 2024;1(1):1 View
  34. Spiegel B, Rizzo A, Persky S, Liran O, Wiederhold B, Woods S, Donovan K, Sarkar K, Xiang H, Joo S, Jotwani R, Lang M, Paul M, Senter-Zapata M, Widmeier K, Zhang H. What Is Medical Extended Reality? A Taxonomy Defining the Current Breadth and Depth of an Evolving Field. Journal of Medical Extended Reality 2024;1(1):4 View
  35. Saragih I, Suarilah I, Saragih I, Lin Y, Lin C. Efficacy of serious games for chronic pain management in older adults: A systematic review and meta‐analysis. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2024;33(3):1185 View
  36. Lange M, Köllmann A, van Züren J, Petry J, Schäfer A. Virtuelle Realität bei chronischen Schmerzen in der Physiotherapie. MSK – Muskuloskelettale Physiotherapie 2024;28(01):39 View
  37. Esteban-Sopeña J, Beltran-Alacreu H, Terradas-Monllor M, Avendaño-Coy J, García-Magro N. Effectiveness of Virtual Reality on Postoperative Pain, Disability and Range of Movement after Knee Replacement: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Life 2024;14(3):289 View
  38. Allen N, Romaliiska O, Naisby J. Pain and the Non-Pharmacological Management of Pain in People with Parkinson’s Disease. Journal of Parkinson's Disease 2024:1 View
  39. Kragting M, Pool-Goudzwaard A, Pezzica C, Voogt L, Coppieters M. Does having an external focus in immersive virtual reality increase range of motion in people with neck pain?. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice 2024;71:102940 View
  40. Bailey A, Kirsh S, Rawlins C, Persky S, Clancy C. Early Scaling of Immersive Technology Within the Veterans Health Administration. NEJM Catalyst 2024;5(4) View
  41. Brea-Gómez B, Laguna-González A, Pérez-Gisbert L, Valenza M, Torres-Sánchez I. Virtual reality based rehabilitation in adults with chronic neck pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials. Virtual Reality 2024;28(2) View
  42. Moreau S, Thérond A, Cerda I, Studer K, Pan A, Tharpe J, Crowther J, Abd-Elsayed A, Gilligan C, Tolba R, Ashina S, Schatman M, Kaye A, Yong R, Robinson C. Virtual Reality in Acute and Chronic Pain Medicine: An Updated Review. Current Pain and Headache Reports 2024 View
  43. Wen Y, Shen X, Shen Y, Mofatteh M. Improving immersive experiences in virtual natural setting for public health and environmental design: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. PLOS ONE 2024;19(4):e0297986 View
  44. Olutoye O, Eriksson E, Menchaca A, Kirsner R, Tanaka R, Schultz G, Weir D, Wagner T, Renata F, Naik-Mathuria B, Liu P, Ead K, Adedayo T, Armstrong D, McMullin N, Balch Samora J, Akingba A. Management of Acute Wounds – Expert Panel Consensus Statement. Advances in Wound Care 2024 View
  45. Skidmore N, Ryan C, Mankelow J, Bradford C, Graham A, Martin D. Exploring the potential of virtual reality for the self-management of chronic pain: A scoping review of its use to address health literacy. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice 2024;72:102962 View

Books/Policy Documents

  1. Sonawane U, Komorowski M. Beyond Quantity. View
  2. Struyf F, Gibson J, Guerra-Armas J, Luque-Suarez A. Frozen Shoulder. View