Below are some of the videos, research abstracts and books that have informed our thinking and experiments.

VR Neuro Research Links:

1) Virtual Reality and Neuroplasticity
• Example of what we want to do (European (EPFL) research) – VIDEO

2) Neuroplasticity and Virtual Reality – Chapter 2: LINK

3) Opening session from Virtual Medicine Conference 2019 – Dr. Brennan Spiegel – LINK
– highly recommend that you watch this one.
– another one from Dr. Spiegel focused on VR and Chronic Pain – LINK

4) Virtual reality improves embodiment and neuropathic pain caused by SCI – Research Article: LINK

5) Innovative Technology Using Virtual Reality in the Treatment of Pain: Does It Reduce Pain via Distraction, or Is There More to It? –  LINK

6) Effects of virtual walking on spinal cord injury-related neuropathic pain: A randomized, controlled trial: LINK

7) Mirror Box Therapy
• YouTube Video – LINK
• A protocol example… LINK
• A more detailed paper with instructions… LINK

Books Related to Neuroplasticity & Mindfulness

Book: Full Catastrophe Living (Revised Edition): Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness by Jon Kabat-Zinn and Thich Nhat Hanh  (Amazon Link)

Book: The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science by Norman Doidge (Amazon Link)

Book: The Brain’s Way of Healing: Stories of Remarkable Recoveries and Discoveries by Norman Doidge (Amazon Link)

Website: Farias Technique: Neuroplastic Movement Therapy – https://www.fariastechnique.com/

Book: Explain Pain by David S. Butler (Amazon Link)

Workbook: Neuroplastic Transformation Workbook, by Michael H. Moskowitz M.D. (Amazon Link)

Book: Dissolving Pain: Simple Brain-Training Exercises for Overcoming Chronic Pain by Les Fehmi (Amazon Link)

Book: How Your Mind Can Heal Your Body, by David R. Hamilton Ph.D (Amazon Link)