In reference to Neuroplasticity:
Matthias, you'll love this I think...
Susan at Gamelife linked to this article, Video games beat drugs for chronic pain.
It kind of fits in with observations made about neuroplasticity - using games that can hold attention while involving whole body movement will be very good for downregulating pain. Movement is a requisite for down-the-road pain relief, but if it can be linked to motivation, fun, attention and learning, all the better, right?