We have good news for you. With a vertical mouse you can get rid of pain when working with a mouse.
Many people experience pain when working with a mouse
Are you one of those people who has experienced pain when working with a mouse? Many have and still experience this.
In fact, two out of three office workers experience physical pain such as neck or wrist pain at work. According to the Danish trade union HK Stat.
Did you know:
"The most common disorders that occur with improper use of computer mice are tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) and general muscle pain."
Source: Jarle Marheim, HSE consultant (health, safety, and environment)
Jarle Marheim, HSE consultant in Norway, puts into words the most common pains that occur at work, where a lot of work is done using a computer mouse and keyboard:
- “Pain in the forearm and wrist is quite common among those of us who work a lot with the keyboard and computer mouse. It can be what we popularly call tennis elbow or general muscle pain that occurs as a result of monotonous work where one sits in the same position for too long."
- "It can be what we popularly call tennis elbow or general muscle pain that occurs as a result of monotonous work where one sits in the same position for too long. You can also get pain and discomfort in the shoulder and neck, as the wrong position in the hand / arm propagates upwards, so we often assume another wrong position.”
- "Physical pain reduces the quality of life and for some it becomes something that affects their lives for extended periods of time."
- "Many of us have sedentary jobs in front of the computer and do not get enough change of position during the day. It settles in the body and it can be difficult to rebuild and remove the ailments that arise as a result of this."
But there is something you can do to avoid pain in the parts of the body that are most stressed during the day, namely hand, arm, and neck.
If you think this sounds appealing, then just read on, because a vertical mouse can remedy this.
How can a vertical mouse relieve pain and prevent injury?
Work positions are the alpha and omega when it comes to ergonomics, and ensure you more energy after a long working day. Source: Jarle Marheim HSE consultant in Norway.
The three most important functions that relieve pain and prevent injuries are:
- The angle
- Support for the thumb
- Personalized settings
The angle is paramount
The really smart thing about a vertical mouse is that you can adjust the inclination at any angle from 35 to 70 degrees and thus change position during the day. Therefore, the mouse is a great solution for relieving pain when working with precisely a mouse.
Support for the thumb
The adjustable thumb rest can be adjusted in all directions, out / in, up / down, forward / backward, tilt, and rotation. This feature therefore reduces grip pain and removes pressure on the root joint of the thumb, resulting in reduced strain injuries and you can hold the mouse in a relaxed manner.
Adjust exactly to you and your needs
You can adjust the mouse buttons as needed, and thus you can get the working position in your hand that suits you perfectly. After the adjustment, you have a fully customised mouse that fits perfectly in your hand.
There are many benefits to using a vertical mouse, and you can read a lot more about them here.