Useful Related Links
Ten Tips for Using a Computer Mouse
Valuable advice from Cornell University Ergonomics Web including:
"The base of the palm of the hand is the part of the body
designed to support the hand when resting on a surface."
Ergonomic Guidelines for Arranging a Computer Workstation
- 10 Steps for Users
Detailed advice on setting up a workstation - why you should
avoid soft and squishy wrist rests and why some wrist rests can
increase pressure in the carpal tunnel.
Links to an excellent movie showing movement of the median nerve
Please note that the image is shown inverted with the palm uppermost.
Full details of the study are also available on this site. The use of
ultrasound imaging to demonstrate reduced movement of the median nerve
during wrist flexion in patients with non-specific arm pain. J. GREENING,
B. LYNN, R. LEARY, L. WARREN, P. O'HIGGINS, M. HALL-CRAGGS.
Typing Injury FAQ website.
Probably the best place to start finding out about wrist pain,
RSI, CTS, CTD and Work-Related Upper Limb Disorders. Good links
to other related sites.
Health and Safety Executive (UK)
Free Leaflet Guidance on Display Screen Equipment (PDF)
Excellent guide to healthy computing from Microsoft®.
StopNow! - software which reminds PC users to
take regular rest breaks.
Ergonomic Times - articles on computer-related injuries and ergonomics.