Choosing an Ergonomic Computer Mouse

Some work-related injuries can cause painful symptoms that linger for months or even years, such as repetitive strain injuries from frequent computer use. Both employers and employees can take steps to reduce the risk of workplace injuries in offices around San Jose. When you watch this video, you'll learn of the importance of using an ergonomic computer mouse, and you'll see demonstrations of several different styles of mice.

This video features a physical therapist. He explains what to look for in an ergonomic mouse. Many people don't realize that mice come in different sizes. Travel-size mice are only appropriate for children or people with very small hands. To determine which size is right for you, compare how different sizes fit into the palm of your hand. You should be able to press all of the buttons and use the scroll wheel without straining your fingers or contracting your hand. Another bright idea for minimizing workplace injuries is to make a more drastic switch to an alternative mouse, such as a vertical mouse or the RollerMouse, which features controls built into a wrist pad device.

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