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Proceedings of the 13th EAI International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare - Demos and Posters
In this poster, we present a pilot study on the efficacy of adherence by adding social components into LumaPath, an Immersive Virtual Environment (IVE) built for motivating chronic pain patients to perform range of motion (RoM) exercises, especially aging patients who live with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Osteoarthritis (OA). Based on results from this pilot study as well as from prior work, we propose that adding a certain level of social presence for patients in an IVE such as LumaPath maydoi:10.4108/eai.20-5-2019.2283484 fatcat:qcb56h3rbvcgtbmjoo527tg6am