Krista Burns

Dr. Krista Burns, co-founder of the American Posture Institute, is dedicated to being the world’s leading professional resource for posture-related information, products, and correction systems.

She graduated with honors as a Doctor of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic. Passionate about furthering her education, she completed a Doctorate in Health Administration with an emphasis in Health Policy. To increase her clinical expertise she completed certifications as a Certified Posture Expert, Certified Posture Exercise Professional, and a Specialist in Functional Chiropractic Neurology.

She is an inspiring public speaker and has been a featured presenter at forums such as the International Functional Medicine Conference in Italy, the UCA Women in Chiropractic Conference in England, and the Women’s Leadership Summit in the United States. Dr. Burns is a published author and researcher in the field of health and wellness. She is the author of the evidence-based textbook, The Principles of Posturology. As a recognized health expert, she is a regular featured expert on Sport Magazine televised program, CYOU TV live radio program, and as a contributing author to L’Accademia del Fitness national health magazine, and a weekly expert author of NaturalNews.com.

Dr. Burns has created and implemented a publicly recognized postural hygiene program called “Better Posture for Brighter Futures” which has been implemented throughout the Italian school system. She is the co-founder of the Certified Posture Expert Program, an intensive online certification educating healthcare professionals of the theories of Posturology, how to perform postural evaluations with clinical precision, and complete postural correction strategies.

She is the Vice President of Membership for the League of Chiropractic Women and also the founder and President of the European League of Chiropractic Women, an organization dedicated to the advancement of women in the chiropractic profession. She is a regular featured speaker at seminars to empower women in chiropractic.

In addition to her professional accomplishments, Dr. Burns has always had a love for fitness. She was a competitive member of the United States Freestyle Ski Team, and a qualifier for the US National Championships and North American Competition skiing circuit. Her love for sports continues today, as she is a nationally recognized fitness competitor in the category of Bikini Bodybuilding. In 2014 she was the Italian Grand Prix Overall Champion, she finished 3rd overall in the IBFA Bodybuilding World Championships, and 4th in the Italian Natural Bodybuilding Championships.

Dr. Burns has a passion for all things “health.” She lives the advice she gives. Her superior personal work ethic is demonstrated by her continuous devotion to academics, her professional accomplishments, her role as a female leader in the chiropractic profession, and her success as a professional athlete.