Have you ever had to carry something for an extended amount of time? It’s interesting how even seemingly light objects can start to feel quite heavy the longer you hold them. Stress is the same way. As we go through each day, various events and activities cause us to pick up stress. As days turn into weeks, that stress accumulates and can become quite heavy and difficult to carry. If internalized, this stress can cause our muscles to become needlessly tense and create pain and pressure throughout our bodies. Massage therapy can be a great option for those who are seeking to alleviate the tension that stress has created. Massage works with the body to alleviate stress safely and naturally without the need of artificial drugs and medication which can sometimes cause more harm than good. Regular massage can go a long way in helping you manage the stress that accumulates throughout your body, giving you a safe and positive outlet with which to find relief. To learn more about massage therapy and the many benefits it can provide, contact our offices in Joplin, MO to schedule a consultation. We specialize in sports massage, Swedish massage, deep tissue massage and hot stone massage among various other options. We’re certain we have the right solution for your needs. Contact us today and let us know how we can help you!