This is a two-day introductory course intended to equip students with the knowledge of what is Leech therapy, how it works and which conditions it can treat.
You will learn amazing history facts, where to put leeches, how many to use, how often do to the sessions and for how long the treatments should continue to reach the best results. You will discover some leech anatomy, healing components of leech saliva and understand what makes Leech Therapy so special so that it has been used for medicinal purposes for millennia.You will also learn practical application, hygiene standards, safe leech disposal as well as to how to minimise and deal with possible side effects including rare allergic reactions.
The programme consists of the initial 2 days of the full 6-day Professional Diploma course. It will provide you with everything you need to know to practice Leech therapy safely at home to cover your personal and family needs. You will never need to pay high fees for the therapist again. On completion you will receive a Foundation Certificate in Leech Therapy.