Aurélie Leroux

Découvrez 5 applications étonnantes de la réalité virtuelle en santé.

Virtual reality in healthcare: 5 surprising applications

What are the applications of virtual reality in medicine?   You probably know VR headsets from their use in video games, but did you know that their field of application is much wider? Originally, virtual reality was developed for non-medical reasons, but rather for military and entertainment purposes. However, 3D glasses have now conquered many …

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La réalité virtuelle soulage l'anxiété de l'accouchement.

Childbirth anxiety: virtual reality to the rescue

How does virtual reality help to overcome the fear of childbirth?   Your pregnancy is reaching its end and with the date getting closer, the labour phase worries emerge. Experiencing fear about the arrival of the baby is natural, especially in cases of first experiences. However, there are therapeutic methods to alleviate stress and pain …

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3 méthodes pour réduire le stress d'une anesthésie locale.

Managing the stress of a local anaesthesia: 3 effective methods

Reducing preoperative anxiety through therapeutic techniques   Local anaesthesia aims to numb a specific area of the body so that a medical or surgical procedure can take place. Unlike a general anaesthetic, it does not involve a sleep phase. Although it inhibits the sensation of pain, local anaesthesia does not reduce preoperative anxiety, which can …

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Comment fonctionnent les casques de réalité virtuelle ?

Virtual reality headset: how does it work?

Understanding everything about how VR headsets work   Virtual reality (VR) is defined as a technology that produces a three-dimensional simulation of an environment. The surroundings can then be walked through, creating a sense of immersion. Thus, these devices make the dream of new horizons accessible with a complete and captivating sensory experience. The potential …

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Virtual reality hypnosis: the secret to a successful IVF egg retrieval?

In France, one in 32 births was due to a medically assisted reproduction procedure in 2015. Research continues to promote the implantation of embryos and increase the chances of a successful pregnancy. The most commonly used technique, in vitro fertilization, requires an ovarian puncture phase. This is an essential, yet invasive, step that psychologically upsets …

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Relaxation en maison de retraite

Relaxation in retirement homes: 7 inspiring methods

How to deal with the anxiety of senior citizens? To address their concerns and make their daily lives easier, nursing homes set up various activities to relax and stimulate their residents. These wellness workshops help to involve them, maintain social links and sometimes even combat depression. We share with you 7 innovative approaches to promote …

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Peur du Dentiste : la comprendre et l'apaiser

Why are we afraid of the dentist and how can we relax before a visit?

Does your heart quicken at the sound of the dentist’s drill? You are probably like 33%* of French people who are afraid to go to the dentist then. The thought of pain often leads to cancellation or postponement of a medical appointment. However, neglecting your oral care increases the risk of developing cavities and gum …

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Prise en charge de l'anxiété en soins palliatifs.

How to manage anxiety in palliative care?

On a daily basis, anxiety contributes to a decreased quality of life for palliative care patients. Depending on its duration and intensity, the treatments considered to relieve it vary. When the sufferer is not obsessive, anxiety disorders do not require the systematic prescription of an anxiolytic. In these mild to moderate cases, non-medicinal pain treatments …

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les bienfaits de la musicothérapie sur la santé

Focus on music therapy and its health benefits

Music has been used for therapeutic purposes since antiquity. But scientists have been able to demonstrate the benefits of music therapy on the brain in the 20th century thanks to the progress of medical imaging. Today, music is used as a complementary therapy in many health care institutions, but also in retirement homes, ehpad or …

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