Episode 212: Greg Lehman - Pain Science

This episodes guest is Greg Lehman.

Greg is a  physiotherapist, chiropractor and strength and conditioning specialist treating musculoskeletal disorders within a biopsychosocial model.

Greg currently teaches two 2-day continuing education courses to health and fitness professionals through out the world. Reconciling Biomechanics with Pain Science and Running Resiliency have been taught more than 60 times in more than 40 locations world wide.

You can read Greg's full bio here.

On this episode Greg and I discuss:

  • Greg's background 
  • Why Greg went back to physiotherapy school after becoming a chiropractor 
  • Greg's influences 
  • I ask Greg what is Pain?
  • I ask Greg where an evolutionary perspective falls within his practice?
  • I ask Greg how does he treat individuals who really self identify with their pain
  • I ask Greg about his assessment and treatment process
  • I ask Greg about health practitioners acting as long-term consultants 
  • I ask Greg for his definition of pain
  • I ask Greg about his thoughts on posture
  • I ask Greg about the use of language within rehabilitation 
  • I ask Greg about how much importance he puts on sleep, nutrition, and other lifestyle factors when dealing with pain?
  • I ask Greg for his thoughts on manual therapy and its role within the rehab puzzle
  • I ask Greg what are the biggest things he has learned in his life and career
  • I ask Greg how he learns?
  • I ask Greg for his top life advice
  • I ask Greg for his top and current book recommendations
  • I ask Greg if there is anything he does on a daily basis that is essential to his day and what a typical day looks like in his life?
  • I ask Greg how he mitigates the detrimental impacts of all the travel he does?
  • I ask Greg, if he only had one year left on planet earth, how would he spend that year and why?
  • I ask Greg, if he could invite 5 people to dinner, dead and alive, who would he invite and why?


This was an outstanding episode and I hope you all enjoy it as much as we did!

Stay Strong,



Show Notes:

Website - greglehman.ca

Twitter - @GregLehman


Podcasts Mentioned:

Synapse Performance - Episode 43 – Dr. Greg Lehman – What is Pain? Is Good Posture Over-rated? Is Myofascial Release Just a Fad?

Resilient Performance Podcast with Dr. Greg Lehman

Videos Mentioned:

Jesus Turns Water into Funk

Books Mentioned:

Recovery Strategies eBook

Muscles: Testing and Function, with Posture and Pain

Robert Jordan Books

Brandon Sanderson Books

Steven Erickson Books

The Tell-Tale Brain

Suggestible You

The Sports Gene


The Power of Habit


People and Resources Mentioned:

Paul Chek

David Nolan

Doug Kechijian

James Fitzgerald

Dr. Stuart McGill 

Dan Pfaff

Stu McMillan 

J. Kim Ross

Maggie Downie

Lorimer Moseley

Florence Kendall

Paul Kirwan

Dr. Kieran O’Sullivan


Andreo Spina

David Joyce

Dave O'Sullivan

Mike Leahy - ART

Donald Trump

Karl Newells - Constraints Led Approach Model

Adam Meakins


Pablo Picasso

F. Scott Fitzgerald


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