Written by IEEE | July 9, 2015 | Updated: March 30, 2017
While consumers are just getting their first taste of virtual reality with Oculus Rift and Google Cardboard, it’s been making waves in medicine for years.
From surgery to therapy, virtual reality has helped the medical industry evolve beyond traditional techniques, keeping practitioners on their toes, while improving the overall wellbeing of patients.
Virtual reality has already revolutionized surgical training, but its extension to fields like rehabilitation, social therapy and prosthetics has been equally as fascinating.
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