VR App Prescribed For Pain Relief

VR App Prescribed For Pain Relief
Health

A pharmacy chain in Sweden is stepping away from tradition to develop a happy place for the pain-afflicted

Jiwon Kim
  • 27 october 2016

Apotek Hjärtat is a Swedish pharmacy chain that has developed an app to provide pain relief. The pharmacy decided to take on this project after reviewing research on how visual distractions are an effective way to deal with pain. Named ‘Happy Place,’ the app is comprised of a series of outdoor scenes that users can interact and engage with.

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