Your lymphatic drainage system helps to pump out toxins, bacteria, and waste through your body. It’s constantly working to keep you healthy and toxin-free. As the lymphatic system is not directly connected to any other organ, it relies on the lymph nodes to move this excess fluid (called lymph) through the body to the kidneys where it is eliminated. When your body is under stress, your lymphatic system can become backed up with toxins and unable to work as well as it should. In addition, good circulation is also essential because it ensures that your body is able to receive the necessary nutrients and oxygen it needs to perform optimally.
Lymphatic drainage massage is one way to promote lymphatic flow and drainage, allowing toxins to be cleared out. Manual lymphatic drainage has been proven to help with a host of uncomfortable symptoms including significantly reducing swelling and inflammation.
Pear’s Natural Resin Body Paddle was created specifically for this purpose so you can address poor circulation symptoms such as swelling and localised pain, relax tight muscles, and support lymphatic drainage at home. With its unique design, our body paddle allows you to massage your skin in a gentle and effective way that helps you:
- Reduce inflammation quickly
- Improve circulation in legs, arms, and face
- Boost lymphatic system function
- Reduce cellulite on thighs and other stubborn areas
- Reduce muscle soreness
- Reduce swelling in face, ankles, and feet
- Relieve stress
- Improve skin elasticity and overall flexibility
The result? You will feel relaxed and refreshed, while your body gets the boost it needs to function optimally. Read on to learn more about the vital role your lymphatic system plays in your body and how you can use our brand new body paddle to look and feel your best!
How Does Lymphatic Drainage Work?
As we mentioned, your lymphatic system is the body's main "drainage" system. The lymphatic system structure works alongside the blood circulatory system, and helps to move fluid (lymph) away from the body's tissues to the kidneys, where it is eliminated from the body. A lymphatic system blockage is, therefore, caused when this flow of lymph is disrupted or impaired.
The lymph nodes in the body act as filter systems, helping to "catch" any toxins and foreign particles that enter the body before they reach the rest of the organs. If you're wondering where lymph nodes are found, they are located throughout the body, but are especially concentrated in the neck, armpit, and groin areas.
The lymphatic drainage system is responsible for three main things:
Fluid balance - Ensuring tissue proteins and excess fluid that cannot be transported via the blood vessels are returned.
Absorption - Supporting your intestinal function by aiding in fat transportation and fighting infection.
Immune system - Producing white blood cells which help protect you against bacteria, and other foreign particles. The lymphatic system's role in disease is still being investigated, but scientists are increasingly asserting that a well-functioning lymphatic system is essential for overall health.
When your lymphatic system is not working properly, it can lead to a build-up of toxins and waste products in your body. This, coupled with poor circulation, may cause symptoms such as swelling in legs, feet, and arms, sore muscles, and inflammation. In some cases, a lymphatic system blockage may cause lymphedema which is when one experiences tissue swelling due to fluid building up. There is, however, a natural way to improve circulation, relieve muscle pain naturally, and give you a full body cleanse detox without the need for drugs or surgery.
Using a Body Paddle for Natural Detoxification
A body paddle helps to facilitate the natural detoxification process by helping to move lymphatic fluids through the body with your own lymphatic system massage. Lymphatic drainage massage benefits are endless. It helps stimulate your skin, promotes circulation, flushes out lingering toxins, and can even help to reduce cellulite naturally.
If you suffer from water retention or lymphedema, this lymphatic drainage tool can help to reduce swelling and puffiness in your face, arms, or legs, and massaging with a body paddle can loosen tight muscles and increase your flexibility. Talk about an all-rounder!
Regular massage for lymphatic drainage using a body paddle can help to improve physical health but did you know that it can also support your mental wellbeing? The release of endorphins during any type of massage has been linked to enhanced mood and overall relaxation, so if you’ve been battling the blues, this is a great way to give yourself a much-needed happy-hormone boost!
By using the body paddle regularly, you can ensure that your lymphatic drainage system is healthy and functioning optimally and that symptoms of poor circulation in legs or poor circulation in arms doesn't affect your quality of life or your confidence. It goes without saying that feeling your best can lead to improved energy levels, better moods, and a healthier overall lifestyle.
How to Use a Body Paddle to Get Rid of Cellulite, Reduce Inflammation, and Support Lymphatic Drainage
Pear's Natural Resin Body Paddle is ergonomically designed for comfort and efficiency so that even a novice can succeed with a lymphatic drainage massage at home.
Prepare by pumping your lymph nodes
Use your hands to gently pump the lymph nodes located near your collar bones, armpits, elbow pits, groin, and knee pits. (Who knew we had so many pits?!) This helps to encourage fluids and toxins to move into your lymph nodes so they can be drained to the kidneys.
Use the long edge of the body paddle
You'll be using the long edge of the body paddle to gently massage each body part. The recommended time for each part is 20-30 seconds. You should use light pressure and gentle strokes. Do not press too hard, this should not be a painful exercise, and harder strokes does not mean better results.
Stroke towards your lymph nodes
The key to an effective lymphatic drainage massage with a body paddle is to ensure that you stroke towards your lymph nodes, and eventually towards the kidneys, so that toxins can be flushed out of your body. Don’t worry, we walk you through it step by step below.
Begin the Massage Process:
- Start at the ankles and stroke upwards towards your knee-pits, going over the shins and calves
- Continue stroking upwards towards the groin, covering your thighs and hamstring areas
- Continue stroking upwards from your wrists to your elbow pits and then from your elbow pits to your armpits
- Stroke downwards from your jaw and chin towards your collar bones
- Stroke upwards from your chest towards your collarbones and outwards towards your ribs
- Stroke downwards from your ribs towards your abdomen and kidneys where the toxins will be flushed out
Introducing: Pear's Natural Resin Body Paddle
Pear's body paddle was envisioned to help you promote lymphatic drainage and improve circulation from the comfort of your own home. Its unique design allows for easy access to all areas of the body so you don't have to bend and twist in uncomfortable positions to enjoy all of the lymphatic drainage benefits (you can forget the old ‘beauty is pain’ cliché!).
If you're new to natural detox remedies like lymphatic drainage massage, you're in for a treat because every inch of our body paddle has been carefully crafted to help you get the most out of this lymphatic drainage tool, even if you're using it for the first time! The long edge of Pear's body paddle is designed to ensure that you're getting a consistent massage stroke with the right pressure needed for effective lymphatic drainage. The unique shape ensures that pressure is evenly distributed throughout each session, providing a soothing experience with no slipping or sliding.
Our body paddle is made with natural resin which won't absorb oils, toxins, or bacteria. It is also easy to clean and maintain (no mess, no stress!), making it the perfect tool for a regular detox routine. The natural resin is also lightweight and durable so you can easily take it with you on your travels as you enjoy your new-found vitality. It's gentle on the skin, helping to avoid irritation and inflammation, and the soft edges provide a comfortable massage with an easy grip handle that's simple to manoeuvre, even with a brand new mani!
The best part is that Pear's body paddle is big enough to deliver a soothing massage to every part of your body but small enough to use on your face and neck, which are notoriously difficult to massage. You can also get your body paddle wet without worrying about damage, making it great for use in the steamy sauna and with natural massage oils if you’re feeling indulgent (which should be always!).
If you've been wondering how to reduce inflammation naturally and support your lymphatic drainage system, Pear's Natural Resin Body paddle allows you to take charge of your health and enhance your overall wellbeing without having to use drugs, supplements, or go for invasive procedures.
As a leading authority on all things compression, Pear Compression is excited to add this premium-quality tool to our renowned range of products that empower people across the globe to achieve their health and wellness goals.
Helping you improve circulation to legs, arms, and face, reduce inflammation in your body, detoxify your body by flushing out toxins, promote relaxation and mental clarity, and reduce cellulite, Pear's body paddle is the perfect way to help you stay healthy and feel great no matter where you are.
Start your journey to a healthier, happier you today with Pear's Natural Resin Body Paddle!
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