"McDermott, Alastair" said:
> > John P. Looney (Kate) wrote:
> > Blame it on my RSI (now having to take three days off a week
> > from typing due to intense pain).
>> I have wrist-pads for both keyboard and mousepad but still get those twinges
> of pain far more often than I'd like. Maybe it's because I don't type
Yep, wrist-pads unfortunately don't help at all.
The "correct" way to type is by hovering your hands over the kbd, without
resting your palms/wrists/elbows/any arm bits at all. Very difficult to
break that habit though -- I always find myself resting on something :(
Using wrist pads of course results in you deliberately resting your wrists
while typing, which (a) compacts them, and (b) flexes them out of the
correct straight line from elbow to knuckles which you want to aim for.
Also a "Natural Keyboard" does work, it avoids you having to flex your
wrists out of the correct straight line in the horizontal plane.
--j. (tendonitis sufferer :( )
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