The US Food and Drug Administration has authorized the marketing of EaseVRx, a prescription-use immersive virtual reality (VR) system that uses cognitive behavioral therapy and other behavioral methods to help with pain reduction in patients 18 years of age and older with diagnosed chronic lower back pain.
A growing selection of orthotic braces expands the possibilities for fit and function for users from all walks of life. A feature for Physical Therapy Products by Rachel Doucet, MSc PT, BSc KINE, and Amy Wallace McDevitt, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT.
Emerging trends point toward combining traditional treatments with new, noninvasive technologies for successful pain management and restoration of function. A feature for Physical Therapy Products by Rushi Shahiwala, PT.
A women's wellness magazine recently reported that physical therapists say they regularly see patients who aren’t injured, and who use physical therapy as a form of preventative medicine. Some physicians, however, presented a contrasting viewpoint.