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Research has shown that medical VR Therapies are helping patients through positive experiences.

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The firm, which develops virtual reality experiences for brands and attractions, uses VR headsets alongside custom-built housings to provide a multi-sensory immersive experience.
Research has shown that VR therapy has a positive impact on the lives of children who are going through chemotherapy and improves social and behavioural difficulties for patients with autism.
The VR therapies centre will be the first of its kind, by combining hydrotherapy with underwater VR headsets, the therapy can make patients truly feel like they’re swimming with dolphins.
A Linha(The Line) , created by Brazil’s  ARVORE Immersive Experiences  won the Best VR Immersive Experience for Interactive Content.

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Martin Higginson of listed firm Immotion says the new tech can ease pressure on high-footfall attractions across the globe Out-of-home’ virtual reality installations can be more than novelty by extending theexperience of real world experiences and attractions. It has developed a range of VR entertainment zones at major venues include The O2 in London and is increasingly installing its technology as additions to existing attractions including zoos, aquariums, and science centers. Future experiences could allow visitors to get close to dangerous animals such as lions in VR, improving and complimenting their real-life experience in zoos without the need to a lion to be present and in view.
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Rebecca Gill, a qualified nurse who specialises in learning disabilities, brain injury rehabilitation and mental health, formed VR Therapies in 2018. The social enterprise business aims to make medical VR therapy available to all those who would benefit from it the most and received a 105,000 funding boost from Enterprise Loans through the MEIF. Research has shown that VR therapy has a positive impact on the lives of children who are going through chemotherapy and improves social and behavioural difficulties for patients with autism. The VR therapy is also very useful for end of life patients to allow them to experience things on their bucket list’. Both also specialise in learning disabilities, autism, dementia brain injury rehabilitation and end of life care.
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More than 3m has been provided by Enterprise Loans East Midlands after its latest deal with Northamptonshire-based VR Therapies. The social enterprise business aims to make medical VR therapy available to all those who would benefit from it the most and received a 105,000 funding boost from Enterprise Loans through the MEIF. "The VR therapies centre will be the first of its kind, by combining hydrotherapy and underwater VR headsets the therapy can make patients truly feel like they’re swimming with dolphins." The 105,000 investment will enable VR Therapies to be able to move into a permanent residence, purchase further VR equipment and build a hydrotherapy pool.