Hirudotherapy in the treatment of cerebral palsy

Treatment with leeches is successfully used for severe consequences of birth injuries, intrauterine lesions of the central nervous system, in particular, cerebral palsy, speech disorders and SPD. The technique gives effective results for young patients, aged from three and four years, but even if the age is greater, significant improvements are noticeable: headaches caused by increased intracranial pressure, and dizziness, a state of excessive excitability, visual functions and mental activity are activated.
Due to the fact that leeches improve the trophism of the nervous tissue, the main, typical complaints are minimized: increased muscle tone, problems with coordination of movements and poor speech development. It has now been proven that a nerve cell can regenerate and even grow, forming new processes, if it is stimulated. Such a stimulant is the leech or its extracts.