Apr 25, 2021
In this special episode of the podcast, I have an extraordinary guest - the highly skilled Canadian pain researcher, physiotherapist, chiropractor and educator Gregory Lehman. He is the proud owner of The Lehman Initiative (not) and in the episode, he not only shares professional golden nuggets, but also personal stories about his own pain experiences and his children’s pain experiences.
In the episode, we talk about, among other things:
Among other things, Gregory teaches his course “Reconciling Biomechanics with Pain Science”, where he strives to reconcile the two erroneous extremes that “biomechanics are paramount” or “biomechanics are irrelevant”. He helps clinicians and patients become more confident in the body's ability and adaptability focusing on graded exposure of load instead of categorizing movements as right or wrong (and then use avoidance as the main strategy).