Though not the same as actually jumping into the waves, a virtual reality program like this one that let a headset-wearing patient “swim with dolphins” was enough of an immersive distraction to significantly reduce pain, a study found.

Though not the same as actually jumping into the waves, a virtual reality program like this one that let a headset-wearing patient “swim with dolphins” was enough of an immersive distraction to significantly reduce pain, a study found.