chronic pain

SciTech Now Episode 313

In this episode of SciTech Now, a new winter sport that is designed to adapt to climate change; a mechanical engineer and a physical therapist teamed up to develop a device that helps stroke victims relearn how to walk; the grandson of Charles Lindbergh is pioneering clean, quiet, sustainable flight; and video games are helping […]

Using video games to cope with chronic pain

A growing body of research highlights the numerous cognitive benefits of playing video games. Now, researchers at the American Pain Society are saying that video games can even help alleviate pain.  As a result an increasing number of organizations are getting video games in to the hands of patients undergoing medical treatments.