Published on in Vol 23, No 10 (2021): October

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/27298, first published .
Brain Mechanisms of Virtual Reality Breathing Versus Traditional Mindful Breathing in Pain Modulation: Observational Functional Near-infrared Spectroscopy Study

Brain Mechanisms of Virtual Reality Breathing Versus Traditional Mindful Breathing in Pain Modulation: Observational Functional Near-infrared Spectroscopy Study

Brain Mechanisms of Virtual Reality Breathing Versus Traditional Mindful Breathing in Pain Modulation: Observational Functional Near-infrared Spectroscopy Study

Xiao-Su Hu 1, MSc, PhD;  Katherine Beard 1, MSc, DDS;  Mary Catherine Sherbel 1, 2, MSc, DDS;  Thiago D Nascimento 1, MSc, DDS;  Sean Petty 3, BS;  Eddie Pantzlaff 1, DDS;  David Schwitzer 1, DDS;  Niko Kaciroti 1, 4, PhD;  Eric Maslowski 5, BS;  Lawrence M Ashman 1, 6, DDS;  Stephen E Feinberg 1, 6, DDS, PhD;  Alexandre F DaSilva 1, DDS, DMedSc

1 Headache & Orofacial Pain Effort Lab, Biologic and Materials Sciences & Prosthodontics Department, University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, MI, US

2 Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, University of Michigan School of Dentistry , Ann Arbor, MI, US

3 3D Lab, Digital Media Commons, University of Michigan , Ann Arbor, MI, US

4 Center for Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, University of Michigan , Ann Arbor, MI, US

5 Moxytech Inc , Ann Arbor, MI, US

6 Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Michigan School of Dentistry , Ann Arbor, MI, US

Corresponding Author:

  • Alexandre F DaSilva, DDS, DMedSc
  • Headache & Orofacial Pain Effort Lab
  • Biologic and Materials Sciences & Prosthodontics Department
  • University of Michigan School of Dentistry
  • 205 Zina Pitcher Pl, room 1021
  • Ann Arbor, MI
  • US
  • Phone: 1 734 615 3807
  • Email: adasilva@umich.edu