TO WHICH BODY PARTS CAN LEECH THERAPY BE APPLIED?
The best method is to apply to the acupuncture points according to the patient’s complaints. During use, the leeches shall not be touched by the hand, but a toothless clip has to be used. You can use a lab tube or a syringe to apply to the acupuncture points.
Potentially hazardous areas include:
– Soft skin parts (such as around the eyelids),
– Keratinized areas (such as palms and soles),
– Over the vasculature (like neck, lower chin, forearm, step).