The First Steps to Changing Patient Beliefs

Our contemporary understanding of pain and the brain is allowing us to develop strategies and approaches to reducing and even eliminating pain. For example, we understand more clearly the differences between acute pain (hours, days, or weeks of pain) and chronic pain...

Virtual Reality Treatment for CRPS

Jay Mosesson, PT, DPT cert. MDT, certified Schroth Therapist. Owner of Active Spine Physical Therapy in Cary and Chapel Hill, North Carolina I use a very effective treatment for CRPS called visual mirror imagery (VMI). VMI uses a mirror box to hide the body part with...
Adaptive Difficulty Setting for Exercises

Adaptive Difficulty Setting for Exercises

At Karuna Labs we have created a virtual reality software to treat chronic pain through cortical reorganization (aka neuroplasticity). This entails slowly training our patient’s brain and body to recover the full extent of their movements through...

How To Create A Simple NPC

NPC – non-player character There are several components required to create an NPC: an avatar, a surface on which to navigate, a set of animations, and rules that dictate when to play which animations. Making the Avatar: Import the package into your project. It...