Re: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Subject: Re: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
From: Estella Clifford <cliff -at- FP -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 1997 09:27:51 EST

In reply to:
>
>Oh, rats! I've evidently got the early stages of
>carpal tunnel syndrome.
<snipped>
>Anybody have experience with this syndrome? I've
>been doing research on the net just now, in
>preparation for getting off the computer and
>giving my hand a rest for a while, but I thought
>I'd just ask and check in occasionally to see if
>anyone has any ideas or recommendations.
<snipped>

Bonnie,

When I began experiencing discomfort and other symptoms while using the
mouse, I switched from a flat mousepad to one with a built-in wrist
rest. The mouse pad attaches to the keyboard wrist rest that I bought at
the same time, and the two are exactly the same height. It's a set
called "Puzzle Pad 3.0" by Silicon Sports. It seemed to help.

Also, there are a couple mailing lists on this topic. I have not
subscribed to them, but here is the information:

Topic: Carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, etc. (discussion)
Address: LISTSERV -at- ITSSRV1 -dot- UCSF -dot- EDU
Message: subscribe sorehand Your Name

Topic: Repetitive stress injury (newsletter)
Address: majordomo -at- world -dot- std -dot- com
Message: subscribe rsi

These came from a longer posting of Useful Mailing Lists by Angela M.
Howard on 1 Oct 96. The full list is available in the techwr-l archives
at www.documentation.com, which is where I looked them up just now.

Good luck!

Estella
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