On Fri, Jan 1, 2010 at 9:45 PM, Robert Sweetnam <linux at sweetnam.eu> wrote:
> On 01/01/2010 21:22, Rory McCann wrote:
>> Does anyone have advice? Any physios in Dublin that know something
>> about typing problems? I'm thinking of getting an ergonomic keyboard
>> (maybe this one
>>http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B000B9RYG8/ref=s9_sima_gw_s0_p23_i2?pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_s=center-1&pf_rd_r=1AQ2QPS1HJXAZP5Y03EM&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=467198433&pf_rd_i=468294>> ), any advice on special keyboards or mice? Anything else? I could
>> give up typing and go live in a monastary, but I'd rather be able to
>> keep hacking....
>>> I have similar problems from time to time. At the moment it's my right
> shoulder and neck. For me the problem is my posture from when I'm seated
> at my desk. I have a habit of slouching which means that when my hand is
> on the mouse or keyboard my shoulders end up hunched up. It affects my
> right side more probably because of the mouse.
>> What helped me enormously was changing my mouse pad to one with a raised
> pad to rest your wrist on. And of course whenever I feel the pain coming
> on I have to remind myself to sit straight. The ideal seating position
> is where you are looking slightly down at the monitor rather than
> straight at it or up at it. For me it at least the pain eventually goes
> away but correcting my posture helps ease things while waiting.
Take a look at what these guys offer, I'm a good one for slouching,
but not in these chairs, aint exactly cheap but they're good.
Keyboard systems there might be of interest to the other RSI readers,
though I've no experience of them.
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