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, United States

2 Research and Development, AppliedVR Inc, Los Angeles, CA, United States

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

4 C T Bauer College of Business, Houston, TX, United States

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

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

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, 90048
  • United States
  • Phone: 1 818-850-0814
  • Email: bbirckhead@appliedvr.io