Chronic pain is a national epidemic. Journalist Melanie
Thernstrom, author of The Pain Chronicles, explains the difference
between chronic and acute pain, how chronic pain rewires the brain,
and the brain’s ability to modulate pain.
About the Podcast
Dr. Phil Stieg, Neurosurgeon-in-Chief of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and founder and Chairman of the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center, introduces his new podcast, which will explore different aspects of our most important and complex organ – the brain. In each episode, this world-renowned neurosurgeon will present a view into how the brain works, what can go wrong, and what we know about how to fix it. Get life-saving information and timely advice on how to live a brain-healthy life.