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my hand hurts. :(
actually my whole arm hurts, i think i must type funny.
weird mouse, good chair.
Consult your local health and safety contact!
I have the mat. It's a raised cushion, with some kind of gel underneath it, that means your finger are kind of level with the keyboard, instead of beneath it.
I don't know about the mouse, but one of my colleagues has one.
If you're not sitting correctly, you're more likely to twist your body round which will give you backaches, and can make RSI worse, or something.
Optical mice are lighter than normal ones and can be made far more sensitive so you have to move them less.
You can get special ergonomic keyboards.
I have an MS Natural keyboard that's split in the middle.
is going to pay for that. all this advice sounds very good but i think it's going to be really hard changing my typing habits...
Health and Safety stuff. They're not expensive either, well the wrist and mouse pads aren't. Just raise a call. They've probably got a bunch in their stationery store or similar. Otherwise they have to get them or you'll sue them.
Just as you can charge them for new glasses/contact lenses if you optician states that it's the result of using a VDU that's deteriorated your eyes.
is no such thing as RSI, certainly not as far as the law of the land is concerned. I believe that there is another similar name to describe pretty much the same condition, but there is no such thing as RSI.
stop masturbating so much
not for you, alcxxk!
is that even possible?
Raise my chair arms so that they support my elbows.
Put the keyboard and the mouse right at the edge of the desk so that when I use them the heel of my hand is in thin air, therefore forcing me to put the weight forward on my fingers.
I have no idea if this works but I use computers a LOT and don't have issues.
as it is. i want to prevent myself from gettign rsi so i can spend even more time on the internet, basically.
so far, theo and ben are winning with their sensible suggestions. thanks!
to everything isnt it?