Groundbreaking Prescription Calls for Video Game to Treat Pain

Groundbreaking Prescription Calls for Video Game to Treat Pain

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video gaming by mzacha-morguefileA U.S. Army Ranger endured more than two dozen painful surgeries after being severely burned by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan.

He was deeply concerned about growing dependent on the addictive painkilling narcotics he needed to take. So, his doctor suggested something completely unexpected to relieve his pain: a video game.

(WATCH the video or READ the story from NBC News)

Thanks to Julia Frerichs, LMT for submitting the link! -Photo by mzacha via morguefile

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