The Lund ZenShuk Approach

Evidence Based Approach

The Lund ZenShuk Approach applies research evidence from the sciences of quantum physics, epigenetics, neuroscience, cardioneurology, psychoneuroimmunology, integrative medicine, and health psychology to an evidence-based practice of physical therapy.

The Lund ZenShuk Approach emphasizes the importance of connecting with patients on a deeper level and acting with compassion to obtain efficient and effective evaluation and treatment outcomes by addressing the biopyschosocial components of rehabilitation and preventative care.

The Lund ZenShuk Approach is a way of being present, open, and balanced from within, allowing optimal listening, observing, and reaction skills to be applied to patient interactions and life events.

The Lund ZenShuk Approach focuses on guiding and empowering others on their path toward healing and wellness.


The 7 Key Principles of the Lund ZenShuk Approach. The Lund ZenShuk Approach Logo: A symbol of balance, guidance, and interconnectedness.


Connection: A cohesive relationship is vital to patients’ compliance with a therapeutic plan of care and referring others for care. A cohesive relationship results from the therapist implementing intuition, creativity, and compassion into patient care derived from their own practice of self-development, self-awareness, and self-care.

Intuition: Execute superior listening and observation skills to evaluate and treat a patient as a whole person, not just a body part.

Creativity: Designing a creative therapeutic plan of care based on the individual patient’s needs and goals.

Compassion: Relating to your patient by seeing reality through their eyes helps you understand their condition better and guides in your rehabilitation approach.

Self-development: Improving patients’ therapeutic outcomes by focusing on being the best therapist and person you can be.

Self-awareness: Awareness of your emotional state and nonverbal language during interpersonal interactions is necessary in creating an open successful therapeutic relationship.

Self-care: You need to take care of yourself, in order to empower others to take care of themselves.

The Benefits

Increasing productivity, by decreasing cancel/no show rates and increasing patient referrals, is dependent on the therapist and patient connection. With the goal of achieving optimal rehabilitation outcomes, a productive relationship is created by the therapist using their intuition, creativity, and compassion to efficiently listen to and observe each patient’s condition. Intuition, creativity, and compassion are effectively implemented by a therapist that values and participates in self-development, self-awareness, and self-care activities.

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