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I am sometimes in pain in my right arm from mice use, my previous trackball broke down. Can you fellows tell me about better mice and track balls?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 20/06/2009 15:27:41 »
A mouse like the one http://www.fentek-ind.com/lmvmr3sb.jpg [nofollow] are really the best for Ergonomics. They do take some getting use to though.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 21/06/2009 20:48:40 »
Thanks, that would help with carpal tunnel syndrome and RSI.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 22/06/2009 05:01:58 »
Just as an FYI. Pain caused from mice use in not normally from the arm movements. The problem comes from moving the wrist only. Another thing that may help is a mouse pad with a wrist rest. The gel ones seem to work well. It might be a good idea to get a doctor to look at it. There may be some damage to the nerves or even the tendons causing the pain.

I sleep with wrist braces on to immobilize my wrist while I sleep. Once I started doing that the mouse did not seem to bother me as much. Keep in mind I am not a doctor in any form. I have no expert knowledge of these issues.
 

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