Re: Occupational hazard - carpal tunnel

Subject: Re: Occupational hazard - carpal tunnel
From: "Karen E. Black" <kblack_text -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 09:28:50 -0500

I'm a great believer in chiropractic and acupuncture: a chiropractic adjustment to my wrists ended the pain I was getting in the palm of my right hand and index finger. Acupuncture is relieving the 4-month-old pain and stiffness in my neck and right shoulder. True, either solution isn't for everyone, but like I say, I'm a believer...

Most mouses are horrible! I've seen a variety of styles, but you tend to keep the same bad habits. I try to use the keyboard as much as possible to kind of even things out.

From: Annamarie Pluhar <apluhar -at- mindspring -dot- com>
Since I'm beginning to exhibit early symptoms of carpal tunnel, I
thought I'd ask for personal experience with forestalling the

I'm pretty sure the culprit is the mousing I do with my PC laptop.
My Mac has a lowered keyboard and a wrist rest. The PC has an MS
ergonomic keyboard. It's the mouse that gave me my first sharp pains.
I've changed the mouse to one with a lower profile and dropped it
onto the lowered shelf where my Mac stuff is. I can use the track pad
on the PC laptop and get more vigilant about learning and using
keyboard commands. I now know that one should take a break every 20
minutes or so. I've been shown some stretches to do. I plan to be a
good girl and do my yoga daily.

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