Dr. A. Sivakumar PT, PhD


Dr. Sivakumar is presently the Principal at Krupanidhi college of Physiotherapy, Bangalore. Sivakumar completed his Doctorate of Philosophy in Physiotherapy on 2016, and has over 16 years of clinical and academic experience, most of which is from the Career Institute of Medical sciences & Hospital, Bhopal, where he served under various roles including Head of Physiotherapy department for academic areas and clinical sections. His area of work is predominantly biomechanics, movement analysis of musculo-skeletal physiotherapy and his clinical expertise includes manual therapy and sports injury rehabilitation. In addition to clinical practice he is also involved in teaching and mentoring students and colleagues in clinical skills. Sivakumar has presented scientific papers in various conferences and published original articles in international indexed journals. He is also a co-worker of research in DRDO project for preventing heart attack based on 3-dimensional health care or healthy heart and also published papers in national and international (Pubmed) journals. Sivakumar has been invited as a guest speaker/ faculty/ resource person in national/ state level conferences/seminars & workshops. Sivakumar was awarded by Shri. Balram Jakar, Ex-Governor of the MP state on 2007 for the best teacher and also for the research hunt and its development. He holds license to practice Physiotherapy in Abu Dhabi Qatar. Sivakumar also have done the international certification courses on manual therapy techniques are as follows;

Certified Mulligan Practitioner (CMP)(New Zealand) Updated in International Mulligan Website

Certified Clinical Neurodynamic solutions(CNDS), Australia

Certified Dry Needling Therapist (South Africa)

Certified Manual Therapist- Maitland and Mulligan (FIMT)

Ongoing certification program

Kinetic control concept (UK)

Sivakumar also has conducted workshops on Integrated Physiotherapy techniques on Spine manual therapy techniques for Cervical & Lumbar dysfunction, Clinical Dry needling technique (Level1 & 2) and Clinical Strength & conditioning techniques. Sivakumar is a Coordinator and Academic tutor for conducting courses of American Council on Exercise and Sports Medicine (ACE & ACSM), under the reputed BFY Institute, Mumbai.