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Dr. K.B.Krishnamoorthy, M.A., M.D (AM), Ph.D (AM)., is a Physician and having experiences as Medical practitioner more than 30 years and rendering his service also as Registrar of “National Board of Alternative Medicines”. Dr. K.B.Krishnamoorthy graduated in M.A., Sociology (1983) at Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, Chidambaram and he has completed Homeopathy Diploma Courses also at Chidambaram.
He has studied Diploma in Acupuncture Therapy in 1998 at Institute of Acupunctures and Pain Control – Cochin, Affiliated to the Open International University for Complementary Medicines, Srilanka. He was awarded Medicina Alternativa (1998) from the Indian Holistic Medical Academy – Thanjavur. And in 2013 he has earned Doctor of Science (D.Sc) in Alternative Medicines from the Open International University for Alternative Medicines(OIUAM), Kuttalam .
He made a research work on 2014 and earned the Doctorate of Ph.D ( Alternative Medicine), the title is “An Investigation on Magneto Therapy is an Alternative medicine” from the Open International University for Alternative Medicines.
He was born in 1958 at Sirkali. Earlier 1980’s he associated some free camps through Homeopathic and Acupuncture medicine for the poor peoples lived in the deep rural areas around thirty kilometers of Sirkali, Kondal and Perunthottam. Not only in medical field but also he focused in social services for poor peoples and serve the society.
He say’s Alternative health care medicine practices are given various descriptions due to its different methods which are applied during the treatment: For example, it is known as 'Alternative Medicine' as it has been used for very long time, 'Complementary Medicine' as they sometimes work as allopathic supplements, 'Holistic Medicine' because of the spiritual existence in human bodies, 'Ethno Medicine' as most of the treatments are practices is based on natural laws and substances. Complementary medicine treatments have different names in different parts of the world. For example -Indian calls it Ayurveda, English say Herbalism, for Japan it is known as Shiatsu, etc.
There is no doubt that the western medicine has been progressing a lot, but it's also true that the treatments and facilities are still beyond reach for many sections of the population. Thus, the need of alternative health care medicine is growing fast as it is not so expensive. For a long time people have been using the health benefits of natural plants and fruits, yoga, naturopathy etc. These traditional forms are now being introduced as main subjects in the medicine filed.
Prof. Dr. K.B. KRISHNAMOORTHY
M.A., M.D(AM)., Ph.D., D.Sc., F.R.H.S.,