Other Causes of Wrist and Forearm Discomfort

A poorly set up workstation can become a cause of pain in the wrist and forearm. Taking the time to ergonomically assess a workstation is important to prevent musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the hand, wrist, and forearm. After this has been done, if symptoms... Read More »

Problems With Touch Screens

Are you one of the lucky ones who got a new touch screen device under the tree? Consider these tips to ensure ergonomic hazards are not introduced when enjoying these technologies. Ergonomic Problems With Touch Screens   Reaching for mounted devices can cause the... Read More »

Choosing the Right Computer Mouse

While touch screens and hand held devices have grown in popularity, many desktop workstations still require a mouse. Selecting a good mouse requires finding one that is comfortable after long hours of use. This can prevent wrist and forearm pain in the future. Some... Read More »

The Benefits of a Vertical Mouse

Did you know the natural resting position of the wrist and forearm is the ‘thumbs-up’ position? This is a contrast to the position the standard flat mouse puts your arm in, rotating the forearm to get the hand in a palm down position (pronation). One of... Read More »