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November 23rd, 2010, 05:08 PM #1Trackballs!
So. About 12:30 PM today I grabbed my mouse to get to work on something and my arm just went nuts. Crippling pains shooting up to the shoulder, tingling once I let go... The whole nine yards.
So, after thinking my career was over for about an hour (I tried several times, same result), I ran out and bought a Logitech Trackball.
Amazing. No pain, I picked up the movements right away, and I simply love it.
I'm still going to have the arm looked at, but I'm kicking myself for not switching sooner. We all know mice can be just awful for us.
November 23rd, 2010, 05:11 PM #2
Trackball huh? I will have to G it and see what they are...
November 23rd, 2010, 05:13 PM #3
OK, I am back. LOL!
I have one of those I just had to look down at my mouse...
November 23rd, 2010, 05:24 PM #4
- Join Date
- November 14th, 2005
- Chapel Hill, NC
I have used a track ball for years. I use a track ball mouse with my laptop. Yes, I carry that bugger along with my laptop.
Absolutely can not stand to use that little finger pad on my laptop.You must climb this mountain. There is no elevator. ---- Don't stick your finger in the liquid nitrogen.
November 23rd, 2010, 05:35 PM #5
Kensington makes a very good one that is programmable and has a scroll ring. After wearing out a few Logitech devices I went to this brand. I really like Logitech, but they don't hold up under industrial strength use.
November 23rd, 2010, 05:36 PM #6
I get wrist pain so I use this mouse and love it (vertical 3 wireless)
Evoluent VerticalMouse, Vertical Mouse, ergonomic mouse, ergonomic computer mouse, computer mouse, optical mouse, carpal tunnel syndrome, repetitive stress disorder, RSI
November 23rd, 2010, 06:28 PM #7