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submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Leeches are being used for osteoarthritis! This sound gross but are far safer than NSAIDS. There are many alternatives such as glucosamine.
submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
Insects have been used as treatment in medicine for centuries. Leeches have been used to manage the pain of osteoarthritis, bee stings for pain, and maggots for skin ulcers. A report in Archives of Dermatology in Dec of 2011 showed that maggots worked to debride large ulcers in diabetic. This treatment was compared to surgical treatment and was superior at one...