Ergonomics Reduce Work-Related Stress

Work-induced stress often results in physical aches and pain. What is often overlooked, however, is that physical stress and strain can add to our stressed state of mind, making matters worse. If you often come home from with headaches, back pain or more, it may be time to look at you physical comfort and evaluate […]

Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome this Halloween!

Halloween is coming, along with the chills and thrills of being scared! What do you find scary? For me as a freelance writer, the idea of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and long term injury in my wrists is a scary thought indeed.  But there are simple changes to our habits that can relieve pain and decrease […]

Quick Tips for Pain Free Wrists

Most computer users reach for their mouse hundreds of times throughout the day. In doing so, they have to stretch for a mouse that is not properly positioned. This stretching can cause pain and even injury to your wrists. Here are a few tips to protecting your wrists. Find the best-shaped mouse for your hand. […]

Tips for Ergonomic Typing

When using a computer all day it is easy to strain the muscles in our arms and hands. Most of the pain that results could have been avoided if we just used better posture and healthier typing habits. These ergonomic tips can help prevent further discomfort and improve your productivity. Adjust your keyboard. The best […]

Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome with an Ergonomic Keyboard

Have experienced soreness or numbness in your hands and wrists after a long week in front of a computer? Your typing may be irritating the susceptible carpal tunnel area in your wrist. Try these tips to improve your keyboarding and prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) or other serious injury. Optimize your keyboard and mouse position. […]

Preventing Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI)

Repetitive strain injury (RSI) is an injury to the muscles and nerves caused by repetitive motion, such as typing, and by awkward body positions during tasks. It affects the nerves, muscles and tendons in your hands and arms, causes pain through your arms, shoulders, neck and back. In an office setting, the most common form […]

Benefits of Ergonomic Keyboards {Productivity at Work}

Ergonomics is concerned with creating and arranging things so that our use is more efficient and injury free. Ergonomic keyboards were designed with these goals in minds – to increase efficiency or productivity while protecting from pain or injury. Upgrading your keyboard can help prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. This can also help you increase your […]

Relieve Your Wrist and Hand Pain {Try an Ergonomic Keyboard}

Many computer users suffer from hand and wrist pain. In this series of posts, we first considered how to find quick relief from pain. Once you have treated the immediate pain, consider making some changes to keep it from returning. The two main culprits are your mouse and your keyboard. In this post, we will […]

Relieve Your Hand and Wrist Pain {Try a Wrist Splint}

Hand and wrist pain is a common complaint for anyone who spends more than a few minutes on a computer at a time. If you suffer from pain in your hands, wrists or forearms, this series of posts is for you. In this first post, we will look at finding quick relief from pain. In […]

Tips for Better Keyboarding

Are your shoulders sore after a day at your computer? Do your hands or wrists ache when you spend too much time at your keyboard? Here are a few tips to help you stay healthier and pain-free while typing. Confirm proper keyboard placement. Your keyboard should sit flat on a surface, or even better, at […]