Virtual reality environment as knowledge enhancement tool for musculoskeletal pathology

Sophia Sakellariou, Vassilis Charissis, Stephen Grant, Janice Turner, Dianne Kelly, Christodoulos Christomanos

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


    Contemporary requirements of medical explanatory resources have sparked the initiative of developing a unique pilot application which could use real-time 3D visualisation in order to inform General Practitioners (GPs) and allied health professionals as well as educate patients on musculoskeletal issues and particularly lower back pain. The proposed application offers a selection of 3D spinal anatomical and pathological models with embedded information.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationVirtual and Mixed Reality: Systems and Applications
    Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the International Virtual and Mixed Reality Conference 2011
    Number of pages10
    ISBN (Print)978-3-642-22023-4
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

    Publication series

    NameLecture Notes in Computer Science


    • virtual reality
    • musculoskeletal pathology
    • lower back pain
    • 3D visualisation


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