For decades, there has been a development in terms of interior design and office equipment in the office.
Imagine still using the same phone you did in the '80s. It is hard, is it not?
Did you know:
That the first portable mobile phone weighed 11.5 kg
Source: Post & Tele Museum Denmark
When we talk about phones from the 80s, we laugh and remember the big clumsy blocks we carried around.
Fortunately the big clumsy phones have been replaced with small smartphones that fit in (most of) our pockets.
We have come this far because technology is evolving at a rapid pace.
Development of the computer mouse
If we compare the development of the telephone with the development of the computer mouse, we can find that it is just as unthinkable to use a computer mouse from the 80's as it is to work with a telephone from the same time period.
The funny thing about the computer mouse is that some people still use the same type that was developed in the 80's. Which is not appropriate today.
As with so much else, there has also been a development in modern ergonomic mice. Over time, office workers have suffered injuries to the arm and wrist, also called mouse arm or tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), from holding the hand at a bent angle and clenching the mouse. Therefore, the development of the mouse is just as relevant as the development of the phone as it prevents precisely these damages.
The classic mouse
Many hours in front of the computer using a classic mouse can cause pain and prolonged damage. Once the injury has occurred, it should be treated with proper help from your doctor or physiotherapist. It can be a lengthy process that none of us want to be in.
Did you know:
"The vast majority of work injuries are due to the very basic conditions around the monitor, mouse, and keyboard."
Source: Danish Social Workers' Association
Since there are modern ergonomic mice, you can advantageously replace the old classic mouse and strengthen your physical health.
The modern mouse
It pays off to invest in a modern mouse, as you can thereby prevent damage that might otherwise come with time when using a classic mouse.
Our Unimouse has adjustable features that help you adjust the mouse to fit your hand and your needs perfectly. With a single download, you get the option to set the six buttons on the mouse so that the functions suit your way of working.
At the same time, the adjustable thumb support allows you to hold the mouse in a relaxed way, which means that it reduces grip pain and pressure on the root joint of the thumb, thereby reducing the risk of strain injuries. This is just a small selection of the many benefits you get from using a modern mouse.
The list of a modern mouse is longer than you might think. Get much wiser on the benefits here.