Published on in Vol 10 , No 1 (2021) :January

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/25291, first published .
Self-Administered Behavioral Skills–Based At-Home Virtual Reality Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

Self-Administered Behavioral Skills–Based At-Home Virtual Reality Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

Self-Administered Behavioral Skills–Based At-Home Virtual Reality Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

Laura M Garcia 1, 2 , PhD ;   Beth D Darnall 3 , PhD ;   Parthasarathy Krishnamurthy 4 , MBA, PhD ;   Ian G Mackey 2 , BA ;   Josh Sackman 2 , MBA ;   Robert G Louis 5 , MD ;   Todd Maddox 2 , PhD ;   Brandon J Birckhead 6 , MD, MHDS

1 USC Creative Media and Behavioral Health Center , Los Angeles , CA , US

2 Research and Development , AppliedVR Inc , Los Angeles , CA , US

3 Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine , Stanford University School of Medicine , Stanford , CA , US

4 C T Bauer College of Business , Houston , TX , US

5 Division of Neurosurgery , Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute , Hoag Memorial Hospital , Newport Beach , CA , US

6 Division of Health Services Research , Department of Medicine , Cedars-Sinai Health System , Los Angeles , CA , US

Corresponding Author:

  • Brandon J Birckhead, MD, MHDS
  • Division of Health Services Research
  • Department of Medicine
  • Cedars-Sinai Health System
  • Pacific Theaters Building, Suite 800 116 N. Robertson Blvd.
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • US
  • Phone: 1 818-850-0814
  • Email: bbirckhead@appliedvr.io