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Alleviating Hand Pain When Using a Computer

By Jane Vincent, Center for Accessible Technology

  • See your doctor
  • Take frequent breaks
  • Keep your fingernails short
  • Make sure you’re sitting properly
  • Try using forearm supports
  • Explore alternative mice
  • Explore alternatives to mouse clicking
  • Try using adjustable keyboards
  • Try using other types of alternative keyboards
  • Don’t touch the computer at all
  • 1. See your doctor.

    There are a variety of causes for hand pain, and the appropriate treatment will depend on the type you have. For example, some types of injuries are [...]

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