virtual reality: an innovative approach in medicine
“Virtual Reality is a simulation of reality, the person has the true feeling of being in that dimension and being able to interact with his own body movements.”
There are many areas in which this method is applied: in motor and cognitive rehabilitation, in the treatment of psychiatric disorders. Generally, patients with motor and cognitive deficits resulting from: brain disorders (strokes, brain tumors), cerebral palsy, neurodegenerative diseases (Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s), developmental and learning disabilities are treated.
The use of virtual reality in medicine brings multiple benefits to the patient, one of them is that of being able to offer an alternative rehabilitation therapy to the traditional type, much more engaging and effective.
With virtual reality, the patient is the real protagonist of rehabilitation treatment, lives an immersive experience, thanks to multisensory stimulation, and is free to move and interact directly with the virtual environment.
Moreover, with the real-time monitoring of its performance it has the possibility to see its results immediately, in this way it auto-motivates itself during the therapy and is encouraged to perform the exercises.
The Nirvana immersive system represents all this.
A totally non-invasive system that operates in a realistic work environment. It uses neurosensory stimulation adapting the difficulty of the exercises in real time with respect to the acquired skills of the patient.