Wounded soldier uses video game to ease pain

Wounded soldier uses video game to ease pain

Imagine if doctors could prescribe video games for severe pain instead of painkilling narcotics. Rock Center’s Natalie Morales meets a burn patient whose success story using virtual reality is described as nothing short of miraculous. After an IED attack in Afghanistan in 2008, Lt. Sam Brown says playing a virtual reality game has helped manage his pain better than taking morphine. (Rock Center)

MSNBC | November 15, 2012Watch more videos from MSNBC

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