Wounded Soldier Uses VR To Ease Pain

Watch Lt. Sam Brown’s Inspirational Story

After being severely injured in Afghanistan by an IED, Lt. Samuel Brown found himself in a Texas hospital facing a long, painful recovery.  But things started to change when Sam began using the virtual reality game, SnowWorld, developed by Dr. Hunter Hoffman and Firsthand’s founders. SnowWorld helped Sam escape the pain of treatment and physical therapy. Sam’s doctors even found that VR was more effective and better for Sam than using morphine.