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On 9/13/05, Ryan Minaker < RMinaker -at- rand -dot- com> wrote:
> I'm wondering if anyone has ever found an "ergonomic" mouse that was
> comfortable to use? I often get a sore right hand after a day of
> clicking. I've been looking around for a mouse with a different shape
> (too see if it will help)... has anyone ever used a mouse similar to
> something like this:
> and did it help to relieve the stress of repetitive clicking and moving?
I have a Kensington Orbit, which looks much like the Logitech marble
mouse (which, I think, is what I have at home). I love it!
My right (dominant) index finger got so sore a few years ago that I
could hardly stand clicking anymore. I switched to the trackball, and
used it with my left hand. I switched the mouse setting to
left-handed, so I clicked with my thumb. It took a couple of days to
get proficient with my left hand, but now I can mouse as effectively
with either hand.
Recently, my left elbow starting giving me fits, so I switched the
trackball to my right hand. I am planning, from now on, to vary what
finger I click with by changing what type of mouse I use every so
often (once a month, maybe). I think changing which hand I use will be
Hope this helps,
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