hi Tudor_Queen and AOE26, thanks for your replies.
I will look at an ergonomic mouse mat, the pain comes when I am moving the mouse, maybe a mat will help.
I really need to use a mouse, I have my faithful macbook air but I prefer to use a mouse to drag items, corners etc. I have been looking at Evoluent products but they are expensive. I
Hi, I have an impingement in my shoulder, which gets very painful if I need to do a lot of computer work. I bought a vertical ergonomic mouse some months ago, which you hold like a handshake, so much less rotation of shoulder, elbow and writs, and whilst not perfect it's made transcribing my interview data somewhat less daunting. There are a number available, mine was from a company called CSL- Computer and cost just over £10 on Amazon (other retailers available!). I tried a wireless version first, but the batteries ran out v v quickly, so moved to a wired version which works just as well for my shoulder. Good luck in finding something that works. PS Also make sure you have your workstation set up well: having the keyboard at the right height (i.e. adjusting chair height to desk) makes a big difference to me.
hi everyone thanks for your replies! I have bought a cheap vertical mouse, it's pretty good. The only thing is that I can't use it for the left hand, it doesn't sit nicely. I have also raised the height of my chair, that seems to help ease the pain and numbness going down my forearm.
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