LLC "Sanatorium ‘Podolie’", Kurortnaya Str., 10, Khmelnik, Vinnitsa Region, Postal code: 22000
  • from 8:00 to 21:00
  • (067) 23-23-415

Additional methods of treatment

Speleotherapy, ozone treatment and hirudotherapy

Together with radon, mud and physiotherapy, in the sanatorium “Podolia” are widely practiced methods of treatment, which can be attributed to non-medical reasons, or not quite standard. One of the factors of non-medical treatment is climatotherapy. Our health center is located in a green corner of Ukraine, free from industrial emissions. Here, nature heals the rest of fresh air, beautiful scenery, scents of forest and grassland. In the vicinity of Khmelnik are several caves, where vacationers are treated by speleotherapy. In the study working sanatorium treatment with leeches, applied for the healing of many diseases since time immemorial. Treatment with ozone, which, though it is a physical therapy method also applies to the category of not quite normal procedures. These and other tools perfectly complement the main factors of treatment and increase the effect of sanatorium stay in our health resort.


Treatment by this method is based on the medical use of ozone-oxygen mixture. It is produced by exposure to oxygen, the AC high voltage. Varying doses of ozone, a patient receives, it is possible to achieve both enhance reproductive capacity of cells and kill them. Ozone therapy has antiviral and antibacterial properties, increases the flexibility of red blood cells and promotes the degradation of fatty acids. As a result of these and other effects of ozone treatment leads to improvement of hemodynamics, normalization of the nervous system, activation of defense reactions. Indications for the procedure are varicose veins, coronary heart disease, migraine, asthma, stomach ulcers, chronic hepatitis, tuberculosis, diabetes and many other violations.


Curative factor of this method is the unique climate of the caves. He held a constant temperature and pressure, the prevalence in the air of negative ions, low humidity and lack of allergens and bacterial flora. Stay in the caves normalizes metabolism, improves blood pressure and increases the oxygen saturation of arterial blood. Significantly, that Speleological Therapeutic procedures have pronounced cleaning effect on the organs of the bronchopulmonary system.

This makes this method particularly valuable for people suffering from asthma, lung and upper respiratory tract. In addition, speleotherapy appointed for such diagnoses as hypertension, kidney failure, rheumatism, as well as allergic skin diseases and immunodeficiency.


Treatment with leeches has a comprehensive therapeutic effect. In place of sucking leeches capillary bleeding occurs, thereby venous stasis wound and activated hemodynamics. In addition, the blood gets a number of biologically active substances – hirudin, hyaluronidase, distabelazny complex, analgesics and antibiotics. It has anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects, reduces the likelihood of blood clots, reduces the swelling of tissues. Hirudotherapy helps patients with different diagnoses. We are talking about neuralgia, osteochondrosis, hypertension, radiculitis, thrombophlebitis, prostatitis, hypertension and other ailments. Hirudotherapy appointed for insomnia, headaches, diabetes, rheumatism and a variety of skin diseases. Treatment with leeches good for impaired digestive, respiratory, immune and endocrine systems.