What began as a clinical trial at VCU to learn whether virtual reality games could relieve lower back pain has evolved to include their use as therapy for those with Parkinson’s disease. 

[James S. Thomas, PhD] leads a team of multidisciplinary researchers at VCU’s Motor Control Lab in the College of Health Professions who are developing immersive VR games to help those with trunk control impairments caused by orthopedic or neurological conditions to get moving. 

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