Entries by Dr. Krista Burns


Dr. Krista Burns, co-founder of the American Posture Institute, is dedicated to the development and expansion of the American Posture Institute as the number one recognized leader in postural correction and postural certification programs in the world. She graduated with honors as a Doctor of Chiropractic from the prestigious university Palmer College of Chiropractic. Passionate about furthering her education, she completed a Ph.D. in Health Administration with an emphasis in Health Policy. To further her clinical expertise she completed certifications as a Certified Postural Specialist, 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 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. As a recognized health expert, she has been featured on Sport Magazine televised program, CYOU TV live radio program, and as a contributing author to L’Accademia del Fitness national health magazine. She is also the founder and President of the League of Chiropractic Women-Europe, an organization dedicated to the advancement of women in the chiropractic profession. In addition to her esteemed professional accomplishments, she has always had a love for fitness. As a teenager she was a competitive member of the United States Freestyle Development Ski Team, and a qualifier for the US National Championships and North American Competition skiing circuit. Her love for sports continues, as she is currently a recognized fitness competitor for the International Federation of Bodybuilders. She was a top finisher in the Northern Italian Championships, qualifying her for her top 10th finish in the Italian National Championships as a Bikini competitor. 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 admired professional accomplishments, her role as a woman leader in the chiropractic profession, and her successes as a professional athlete.

Body By Design: 3 Steps to Optimize Your Workout

“Form focused” athletes and “Posture Perfect” gym goers always render greater benefits from their workouts. To improve your results at the gym, it is imperative to be mindful of your bodily alignment, or posture, while exercising. When the body is… 0 Shares |

5 Things People with Good Posture DON’T Do

What does your posture say about you? Are you the person who is standing up tall and straight with good posture, or the person who looks 10 years older due to a degenerated, bent forward posture? It ‘s amazing the… 0 Shares |

Health Starts from the Right Curves

Did you know that the curvature of your spine plays a significant role in your health? Having proper posture is very important for many reasons. Beyond the cosmetic benefits of proper posture such as looking thinner and more confident in… 0 Shares |

Balanced Posture for Better Fitness Results

Athletes face high extremes to out play their competition and be the best of the best. But even the most rigorous of training may not be enough to perform at the top if posture is not taken into consideration. If… 0 Shares |

Postural Correction Strategies for a Healthy Pregnancy

Many women seek postural correction to relieve neck or back pain that can result from weight gain and altered biomechanics during pregnancy. But even if you’re not in pain, pregnant women can still benefit from having proper posture. Aligned posture… 0 Shares |

Sleep Smarter: Wake Up Feeling Recharged!

Do you find yourself tossing and turning throughout the night? Or do you wake up in the morning with a stiff neck or low back pain? If you are among the 40-60% of the population who suffers from a sleep… 0 Shares |

10 Principles of Postural Fitness

Having proper posture is very important for many reasons. Beyond the cosmetic benefits of proper posture such as looking thinner and more confident in your appearance, your posture also affects how you look and feel on a daily basis. Posture… 0 Shares |

5 Tips to Teach Your Child Better Posture

“Sit up straight, don’t slouch!” Everyone has heard this phrase many times as children. Parents seem to understand the importance of having good posture, but do they actually understand why it is so important? Proper posture plays a fundamental role… 0 Shares |

Beautiful to the Core

True beauty is expressed from the inside out. How you support the framework of your stunning body is through improved inner core strength. Being beautiful at your core (musculature) means more than having 6-pack abs in a bikini, it means… 0 Shares |

Posture, Pregnancy, and Prevention

Pregnancy is an exciting time for expecting mothers. Embrace the excitement by educating yourself of the common changes that occur to the body during pregnancy: physically, mentally, and structurally. As an expecting mother you likely have received a great deal… 0 Shares |