Kristina Olson

FAIM National Research Consultant

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Kris Olson

Kristina Olson, LAc, DipOM

Kristina (Kris) Olson, L.Ac, DipOM, maintains an active clinic, The Center for Oriental Medicine, in Ft. Collins, CO. She incorporates functional medicine, energy therapies and various physical modalities into her practice, blending the best of both East and West. She completed her Chinese Medicine education at the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1996.

She is certified in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology and Oriental Medicine and holds additional certifications in Homeopathy, Nutritive Therapy and various Body and Energy Medicine techniques. She has served on the faculty of several colleges, teaching Chinese Medicine and other complementary health related subjects.

Prior to establishing her practice, she spent a number of years in the corporate world and holds and MBA from the University of Michigan. She has also served on the Board of Directors for the Acupuncture Association of Colorado and the International Institute of Visualization Research.

Articles by Kristina Olson

How Healthy is Your Food?

In the last year, the news media devoted much attention to the subject of GMO foods. As more research reveals the potential negative side effects associated with the consumption of Genetically Modified foods, we agree with those who advocate for people to have the right to know what they are eating.

And For My Summer Vacation I Had an Operation in India

Many people are finding it is cost effective to travel abroad for medical care and procedures. FAIM takes a look at this alternative.

Energy Psychology

Energy Psychology is an umbrella term that refers to techniques designed to heal physical, emotional or spiritual imbalances by correcting a person's "energy body" or "biofield."

Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us?

Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us? Is a compelling and informative documentary about the plight of the modern honeybee.

Cancer Control Society 39th Annual Convention

Find out about the state of the art in alternative and integrative cancer therapy, why treating cancer is not just about treating the tumor, but healing the whole person.

Defeat Cancer: 15 Doctors of Integrative and Naturopathic Medicine Tell You How

In her new book Defeat Cancer: 15 Doctors of Integrative and Naturopathic Medicine Tell You How, author and medical researcher Connie Strasheim provides the reader with an informative overview of some new and innovative cancer treatments.

The GAPS Diet: Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride

Ever wondered how those nervous thoughts send the butterflies swooping through your stomach? Natasha Campbell-McBride explains how your brain and digestive track are linked together in her book Gut and Psychology Syndrome: Natural Treatment Of Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Depression And Schizophrenia. This article presents a summary of her recent presentation for the Weston A. Price Foundation conference. Learn about some simple things you can do to improve your own brain/gut health.