Understanding the science of pain with virtual reality

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Understanding the science of pain with virtual reality

October 4, 2017

PBS NewsHour looks at the science of pain through the eyes of a Harborview Medicine patient and the evolution of opioid treatment. Features how UW Medicine approaches pain in a multidisciplinary way. Interviews with David Tauben, director of the UW Medicine Center for Pain Relief, David Patterson, professor of rehabilitation medicine and psychology, and Hunter Hoffman, professor of mechanical engineering and adjunct in psychology. Also footage from Dr. John Bonica, the father of modern day pain relief who started the first pain center in the country at UW. Also a NovaNext segment on same topic.

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