Laura Smith

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Laura Smith

Associate Editorial Manager

Laura Smith is a content writer specialising in health and wellbeing topics, with a particular focus on mental health. In addition to writing for The Good Body, she also regularly contributes to other online publications.

Among her writing credits, are a range of lifestyle journals on topics such as gratitude, mindfulness and self-care, including products for the travel brand Lonely Planet.

As one of the many people who struggle with neck pain, she’s passionate about what The Good Body stands for and strives to deliver content that provides readers with everything they need to live pain-free.

Top 30 Gifts for Outdoorsmen: Help Them Thrive and Survive

Gifts for outdoorsmen

If the man you’re shopping for loves the great outdoors, then treat him to a thoughtful gift he’ll really appreciate. We’ve hunted down lots of exciting present ideas, from the latest camping technology to tasty meals for when they’re deep in the wilderness. Take a look below at our list of the best gifts for outdoorsmen...

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7 Best Acupressure Mats of 2022 (Including the World’s Best)

Best Acupressure Mat: Reviews for 2022

When you’re looking for ways to manage anxiety at home, you may have read about the amazing things that acupressure can do. Acupressure is an ancient Chinese therapy shown to help with pain relief, your mental health and even weight management. An acupressure mat means you can take advantage of all these health benefits in the comfort of your own home ...

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Best Neck Massager: Reviews for Pain Relief in 2022

Best neck massager reviews 2022

Neck pain is one of the most common types of pain experienced by the world’s population, second only to back pain. So it’s no surprise that the market is bursting with lots of different neck massagers for you to choose from. Massage products vary hugely in style and features, so to save you time we’ve put together a list of the best neck massagers out there right now...

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23 (Life-enhancing) Gift Ideas for People with Chronic Pain

Gifts for people in pain

If you’re shopping for someone who lives with pain on a daily basis, then you’re probably looking for a gift that will make their life a little bit easier. There are so many great products on the market right now, not just to help them manage their pain, but also to simply distract them from their discomfort. We’ve put together a list of the best gift ideas for people with chronic pain ...

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Discover the Best Massage Cushion (for Pain Relief) in 2022

Best Massage Cushion Reviews for 2022

If you’re shopping for a massage cushion you’ll quickly realize you have so many options! Do you go for a chair pad that you can use at home or something smaller that you can pop in your bag to use wherever you need it? You want to make the right decision and invest your money wisely so take a look at our list of the best massage cushions for 2022...

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39 Global Back Pain Statistics: How Common Is Back Pain?

Back Pain Statistics: What Percentage of the Population Will Experience Back Pain?

Back pain is one of the world’s biggest health problems and is something that most people will experience during some stage in their lives. We’ve explored just how widespread it is, its detrimental effects, and the huge cost to individuals and society. We’ve also unpacked the different types of treatment available to aid recovery. Take a look below at 39 shocking back pain statistics...

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Best Theragun Alternative in 2022 (10 Options for Any Budget)

Best Theragun Alternative

When you’re looking for a percussion massage gun, naturally you’re thinking about investing in a Theragun device. They’ve been a trusted name in the market for a number of years, delivering on both power and quality. However their devices are a little pricey. We’ve scoured the market and shortlisted 10 of the best products, comparing their features with the four latest Theragun devices...

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Best Massage Chair: Reviews (And Buying Guide) For 2022

Best Massage Chair: Reviews and Buying Guide 2022

If you’re looking for the closest thing to your own personal masseuse then you’re probably going to end up searching for the perfect massage chair. We understand that it’s a big investment, not just financially but also in terms of space within your home, which is why making the right decision is so important. Luckily we’ve taken a look at the market and compiled the best of the best massage chairs at a range of different prices for you to consider ...

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