Dealing with Wrist Pain Day & Night

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can be quite debilitating, especially since you get it from excessive/repeated use of your hands, wrists, and fingers.  It’s somewhat of a cyclical problem because if you didn’t need to use your hands so much, you wouldn’t have gotten it in the first place!  Typing, texting, and mousing are an integral part […]

Tips for Avoiding Wrist Pain & Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is an increasingly popular work-related injury, and not in a good way.  Even though CTS is not a new medical problem, due to the excessive use of our hands and wrists as we type, mouse, and text, more and more people are suffering the effects of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. What is Carpal […]

Tips for Avoiding Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is a frustrating and debilitating part of many people’s lives.  While some have suffered a specific injury, such as car accident or sports injury, others have no idea what caused the pain and why they’re experiencing it still.  While a physical injury or accident is a legitimate source of shoulder pain for some, a […]

Tips for Reducing Wrist Pain

Wrist Pain & Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Wrist pain and actual injury is quite serious these days.  It’s not just athletes and musicians who are at risk either.  Now that we all spend huge chunks of our days typing, texting, and mousing, we are all at risk.  Before you write off wrist injury as an unlikely […]

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 […]

Tips for Making Laptops More Ergonomic

I frequently talk about how important it is to dock your laptop and not strain yourself trying to do continuous work on your lap.  The basic problem here is that hunching over a laptop usually places strain on your neck, back, and even wrists.  It’s practically impossible to practice good ergonomics on a lapped laptop. […]

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. […]

Why I Went Ergonomic & Wireless with My Mouse

Why I Went Ergonomic & Wireless Man, I love my wireless mouse.  It’s such a good fit for my hand.  I first started looking for a wireless mouse because of the trouble I was having with my touchpad on my laptop.  As nice as it is to have a built-in mouse, I was feeling discomfort […]

Ergonomics Help Relieve Wrist and Hand Pain

Do you experience wrist pain from working at your computer? Try these tips to find immediately relief from pain and to prevent further discomfort or injury. Fast Relief from Pain Use a wrist splint. Look for a good wrist splint that keeps your hand and wrist straight and flat. Many people flex their wrists at […]

My Dream Ergonomic Set-Up: Part 2

Since I frequently write about ergonomic trends, principles, and products, I thought it would be fun to day dream about my ideal ergonomic set-up. A little about my needs Before we had kids, I was a high school Spanish teacher and would have loved a wireless presentation keyboard or even a mobile stand for my laptop as […]