Hirudo Therapy

Leech Therapy —Sounds scary, but there’s proof it could help — a lot

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Dr. Konstantin Lakeev

Founder & Certified Hirudotherapy Practitioner
I have been practising leech therapy in NE Philadelphia, PA for more than 15 years.
My journey of helping people started in 1981 when I graduated from Voronezh State Medical University named after N.N. Burdenko (the oldest medical academy in USSR and now in Russia). I believe that all my clients are unique and I see myself as an important part of their journey of fixing different health issues. My mission is to be an instrument in Creator's hands and to use my knowledge and experience for healing and helping people.

I have extensive practical experience in hirudotherapy, alternative medicine, along with clinical practice in hospitals for more than 30 years. Currently involved in the teaching of leech therapy students in the United States.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Diseases that can be treated with leeches

Discover the benefits of hirudotherapy with medicinal leeches, a natural and side effect-free solution for treating low testosterone levels.

The use of a pharmaceutical or medicinal leech allows several times to reduce the time of the course of the post-covid syndrome, normalize neuro-endocrine disorders, and significantly reduce ischemic and toxic manifestations of brain damage.

Acute and Chronic. Conservative Treatment, Symptoms & Causes.

Naturopathic Treatment Options For Interstitial Cystitis by Medicinal Leeches

Leeches, when applied over the affected part of herpes, suck the blood and thereby interfere with extracellular communication through these exosomes by showing pain reduction, reduction in burning and arrest of the progression of the disease.

Non-invasive hirudotherapy is an effective treatment for inflammatory conditions of the urogenital tract, prostate, and, dysfunction and injuries

Arthritis is a broad term that encompasses more than 200 disorders that cause pain in the joints and surrounding tissues.

Leech therapy is sometimes the greatest solution for treating asthma, and it can match or even outperform pharmacological treatments in some circumstances.

Leeches are useful for improving blood circulation and dissolving blood clots. It should come as no surprise that they can be utilized to treat circulation problems and heart disease.

The Therapeutic Effect of Hirudotherapy

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tel. (267) 632-5393
tel/fax. (484) 485-7574

11400 Bustleton Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19116
Hours of Operation:
Monday–Friday, 9AM—7PM
Saturday-Sunday, Closed