Abdul-Ghaaliq Lalkhen

People tend to think that pain lives in the body: you break your arm, and your arm hurts. But it’s actually the interaction between the body and the brain that produces the sense of pain—which has repercussions for how we understand and treat pain and those in pain. Using his own experiences as a doctor as a base, Abdul-Ghaaliq Lalkhen shares insights into the science of pain, the state of pain management, and the future of the field.