A committed team

Too many members of our community are suffering from pain and chronic sickness. We no longer will sit by and let the health of our communities continue to crumble. We have the answer, to better health, and to a better life. After more than 10 years of combined work dedicated to researching, practicing, and learning how to help people live a healthier life, we found the answer. Posturology. With this solution the American Posture Institute was born.  We are dedicated to our mission, and we are eager to help as many people as possible live the life they always wanted. Through our revolutionary system we have found the key to give people their health back. Our system is so effective results are guaranteed. If we as a community began to focus on increased postural awareness many of these chronic health issues we see daily, would simply disappear into history. Let us help you and share our mission with you as we improve the health of our community.

Drs. Mark Wade & Krista Burns are world renowned experts in the field of posture and neurology.  They have been termed the “World’s Most Certified Posture Experts”.   To see more about the advanced education and learning that Drs. Mark & Krista have done to establish them as the top Posture Experts in the world click the link below!

Meet the API Team

Dr. Mark Wade

Dr. Mark Wade is the co-founder of the American Posture Institute with a combined experience of more than 15 years. Dr. Wade has a passion for posture and health that has driven him to become one of the best Postural Practitioner in the world. Dr. Wade values the importance of increasing knowledge and advancing his ability to help others. Having graduated with dual degrees in chemistry and biology, he then raised his education to the highest level, by becoming a Doctor in Chiropractic. From this point forward as a chiropractic physician Dr. Wade has obtained a PhD in Public Health, establishing him as one of the few Postural Practitioners in the world to obtain this. Having a vast level of knowledge and experience Dr. Wade honed his skills specifically through many levels of postural specializations such as: Certified Postural Exercise Professional, Certified Posture Expert, as well as becoming a Posturologist. Dr. Wade has been a featured speaker all over the world as an expert in posture and health. His opinion on posture and function is valued as one of the highest levels of expertise in posture. Dr. Wade has published research in the field of Posture correlating its importance for children in public schools, as well as having written for local and international publications.

Clinically Dr. Wade has worked with professional athletes and sports teams in every major sports arena and has served as the official Postural Practitioner for the 4 Time National Champions – Parma Panthers. He has become widely known for his ability to help individual athletes and teams perform at their maximum potential. In addition to his clinical work Dr. Wade also trains other health professionals to become postural practitioners, and helped develop what is considered the best postural certification program in the world.

Dr. Wade regularly speaks to groups and organizations and is open to speaking to your organization as well. For more information on how Dr. Wade or the American Posture Institute can help you please contact us.

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 Expert, Certified Posture Exercise Professional, and has advanced education as 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.

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