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Behind the wheel or on skis, the Motion VR platform provides a fun side to the treatment. © Alan Wicht
Behind the wheel or on skis, the Motion VR platform provides a fun side to the treatment. © Alan Wicht

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09.02.2021

In Friborg, the Interdisciplinary Otolaryngology Center treats vertigo using innovative technology

Nicole Roteman

Friborg »down a bumpy ski slope that passes between the gates, sailing in the sea or even guiding an eagle through the rings while trying to catch the butterflies with a net. Underneath the exterior of useless games hides an essential role: the therapy This aims to treat the problems of the inner ear and vertigo – the sensation of spinning or imbalance – thanks to an innovative technology that combines a virtual reality headset with the instrument panel: Motion VR. The instrument and software are located in an equally unique place: the Interdisciplinary Center for Otorhinolaryngology (CIORL), where all professionals in this field work together. The center is located at Daler Hospital in Friborg, where it rents out the buildings while remaining independent. Treatments started in September

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