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Ultimate Geek

#10720 6-Dec-2006 16:37

due to excessive hax0ring my wrist and arm hurts
what do you guys do to alleviate OOS-related pain?

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#54814 6-Dec-2006 16:47
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Sometimes it helps to just use your mouse upside down.. take a break and use a tablet pen etc..

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#54823 6-Dec-2006 17:29
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Are you sure its not RSI from doing something else



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#54824 6-Dec-2006 17:37

johnr: Are you sure its not RSI from doing something else

thats almost as funny as you look

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  #54826 6-Dec-2006 17:50
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johnr: Are you sure its not RSI from doing something else

So hax0ring is what kids call it these days huh?

I hear Brads car has more pull than a confused schoolboy...


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  #54875 6-Dec-2006 23:45
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you could try a different mouse sometimes that helps

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  #55423 13-Dec-2006 22:47
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I have a mouse pad with a gel wrist support. Also I have an extension to the computer desk to put the mouse closer to me so i dont have to stretch as far. Both have made a huge difference in comfort.

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  #55433 14-Dec-2006 07:33
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Take regular breaks from your computer - long ones - and exercise. Yes, run, bike, lift weights. If you don't, you'll regret it. The RSI will be the least of your problems.


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  #56093 21-Dec-2006 18:18
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Hi Barf.

I actually had a sore nose-picking finger. Seriusly. Using the mouse made my finger absolutely unbearable to use.

One thing I found to cure wrist-pain from the mouse is to put it on your lap. Sure I looked like a dork at work, but it was really comfortable.

Also, lifting yourself up (neck chin ups or whatever) really helps with nerd-posture.

And that excercising dude is right. Moving about helps heaps. And lastly (but quite drasticly) you can always try not using the computer. I know it sucks. You can't IRC like that. Thats why I got a PDA.

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