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DXT Presicision Mouse - Product Review
The DXT Precision Mouse is an departure from standard vertical or highly canted mouse design. In fact, hand contact with the mouse is restricted to the fingers and thumb.
Dragon Naturally Speaking - Voice Recognition
Dragon Naturally Speaking is perhaps the most well known voice recognition software in use by the ordinary person. It can take dictation, control web browsing, or work with a spreadsheet. Version 12 has expanded useability that makes it even better for those with upper extremity limitation.
DeQuervain's Tenosynovitis-Thumb and Wrist Pain
DeQuervain's Syndrome is a painful and limiting condition of the thumb tendons - and it can make you feel helpless. Almost everything we do except walk uses our thumbs, from buttoning a shirt to riding a bike, to opening a door.
Computers and Ergonomics
Ever wonder how injuries can happen from using a computer? This article reviews a few of the basic risk factors and presents a method for minimizing them.
Computer Related Injury - Why Me?
This article reviews how cause of ergonomic symptoms are identified by research. It briefly looks at the individual factors that may make one person more susceptable to injury than another and introduces the reader to some of the more well known resources for infomation about current knowledge.
Changing the Work Environment
Making changes, even small changes is difficult. I recently read a web posting from a person who was very unhappy with a chair purchase. A very expensive, very reputable chair was creating some body aches. This article deals with how to identify an adjustment period as opposed to a problem.
Chairs - Adjusting Your Seat Pan
Modern office chairs are generally fairly good as long as you are not among the 10% smallest or biggest size range in any body demension, and as long as you have no special physical needs. Most chairs have individual adjustments for any chair demension. This article focuses on the seat pan.
Categories of Ergonomic Injury
This is a glossary of ergonomic Injury Categories. These general terms help in understading basic ideas about the way these injuries occur and how they relate to one another.
Carpal Tunnel, Paresthesia and Pregnancy
The news of a pregnancy generally a time for celebration. The new life is anticipated over the next 9 months as the parents prepare their lives and their homes for the new arrival. With her body under unaccustomed stresses, the mother-to-be may have unexpected problems wtih Carpal Tunnel.
Breathing for Posture and Focus
Complete breathing is recognized by masters of Yoga, Stress control, Martial Artists and Pilates instructors as one of the primary approaches to building strength, focus, and postural awareness. These three items are primary compenents in developing good ergonomics.
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